Councillor Josh Matlow

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18 08, 2014

NOTICE OF MOTION: Taking Back Our Streets – Getting Toronto Moving Again

2017-05-29T19:24:03+00:00

NOTICE OF MOTION: Taking Back Our Streets - Getting Toronto Moving Again     Moved by:     Councillor Matlow   Seconded by:   Councillor Filion   SUMMARY:   Traffic congestion is a significant problem for Toronto's motorists, public transit users and cyclists. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently noted that the [...]

NOTICE OF MOTION: Taking Back Our Streets – Getting Toronto Moving Again2017-05-29T19:24:03+00:00
20 09, 2013

APPROVED: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters

2013-09-20T21:00:02+00:00

Dear Friends,   It is my pleasure to report that the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee agreed, this afternoon, to begin the process of returning common sense to scooter and moped parking in Toronto. Due to the motion that Councillor Berardinetti and I brought to City Council, staff have been directed to report back to [...]

APPROVED: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters2013-09-20T21:00:02+00:00
26 08, 2013

Council Approves Traffic Signal Synchronization Upgrades

2013-08-26T20:46:24+00:00

In June 2013, my colleagues passed a motion to improve traffic signal synchronization at City Council. I am pleased that the Mayor and the Chair of Public Works made this a priority in response to my letter of September 2011.   Traffic congestion is a significant problem for Toronto's motorists, public transit users and cyclists. This congestion [...]

Council Approves Traffic Signal Synchronization Upgrades2013-08-26T20:46:24+00:00
7 08, 2013

UPDATE: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters

2013-08-07T20:29:39+00:00

I am pleased to say that City Council has directed the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to consider my motion, seconded by Councillor Berardinetti, to return some common sense to the rules regulating moped and scooter parking in Toronto. This is an important step forward because, as I mentioned to you in my previous update, [...]

UPDATE: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters2013-08-07T20:29:39+00:00
7 08, 2013

Easing Congestion Caused by Rush Hour Deliveries on Busy Streets

2013-08-07T20:28:56+00:00

Traffic congestion is a significant problem for Toronto's motorists, public transit users and cyclists. Of course, the long-term solution to this problem includes building a more accessible, extensive and efficient public transportation system in addition to encouraging car-pooling and cycling. But, in the meantime, whether one is a motorist or a surface transit user, it [...]

Easing Congestion Caused by Rush Hour Deliveries on Busy Streets2013-08-07T20:28:56+00:00
7 08, 2013

Bringing Common Sense to Parking Enforcement

2013-08-07T20:24:54+00:00

Some parking infractions do not warrant the same level of police enforcement as others. An illegally parked car on a quiet street with surplus spots is less of a problem than an illegally parked car or stopped delivery vehicle on an arterial road. Vehicles illegally parked or stopped on arterial curb lanes can delay thousands of drivers and [...]

Bringing Common Sense to Parking Enforcement2013-08-07T20:24:54+00:00
19 06, 2013

UPDATE: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters

2013-06-19T23:05:18+00:00

Dear friends,   As I mentioned to you in my previous update, my motion to return some common sense to the rules regulating moped and scooter parking was sent to the chair and members of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee and Councillor Michelle Berardinetti, a member of that committee, was prepared to move it [...]

UPDATE: Supporting Improved Parking for Mopeds and Scooters2013-06-19T23:05:18+00:00
17 06, 2013

Traffic Light Synchronization in Toronto?

2017-05-29T19:24:47+00:00

June 12, 2013   Jim Kenzie Toronto Star   Toronto City Council voted recently to spend upwards of eleven million dollars on traffic light synchronization in the city.   Wait a minute…   When I went to university – yes, there were cars then – we (‘we’ because we carpooled, dontcha know…) knew instantly when [...]

Traffic Light Synchronization in Toronto?2017-05-29T19:24:47+00:00
14 06, 2013

Traffic Signal Synchronization Approved at Council

2013-06-14T15:57:19+00:00

Earlier this week, my colleagues passed a motion to improve traffic signal synchronization at City Council. I am pleased that the Mayor and the Chair of Public Works made this a priority in response to my letter of September 2011.   Traffic congestion is a significant problem for Toronto's motorists, public transit users and cyclists. [...]

Traffic Signal Synchronization Approved at Council2013-06-14T15:57:19+00:00
30 05, 2013

NOTICE OF MOTION: Parking for Mopeds and Scooters

2017-05-29T19:24:48+00:00

Councillor Josh Matlow Ward 22, St. Paul's City Hall, 100 Queen Street West        Tel:   416-392-7906 2nd Floor, Suite A17                            Fax:  416-392-0124 Toronto, Ontario   M5H 2N2                councillor_matlow@toronto.ca www.joshmatlow.ca   Chair & Members Public Works & Infrastructure Committee 10th Floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen St. West Toronto ON M5H 2N2   May 27, 2013   [...]

NOTICE OF MOTION: Parking for Mopeds and Scooters2017-05-29T19:24:48+00:00
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