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Sherwood Drive traffic calming study

Project Status: 
Underway

Sherwood Drive traffic calming study

In response to traffic concerns raised by residents regarding Sherwood Drive, the City of Ottawa has initiated a study to address these concerns.

This study will investigate traffic conditions and driver behaviour on Sherwood Drive, reconsider previous traffic calming recommendations that emerged from an older study, and develop new recommendations. Please note that this study will focus on key locations within the means of the Neighbourhood Traffic Calming (NTC) program capacities.

Once study recommendations have been finalized and funding secured, the approved traffic calming plan would proceed to design and construction. The entire process from study initiation to final construction can take approximately 2.5 to 4 years to complete.

Information on traffic calming

Traffic calming is defined as the combination of mainly physical measures that reduce the negative effects of motor vehicle use, alter driver behaviour and improve conditions for non-motorized street users. For more information, please refer to the Traffic Calming Design Guidelines.

Initial online survey and As We Heard It Report

To confirm if there was a reasonable level of support to proceed with this study, and to understand your concerns related to traffic along Sherwood Drive, we had developed an online survey that closed on November 16, 2020.

Following this initial online survey, an As We Heard It report was prepared to detail the results of the survey. A link to the report is provided below.

As We Heard It Report [ PDF 485 KB ]

Next Steps

After reviewing the initial public feedback and publishing the As We Heard It report, we will now gather additional traffic data and other information to develop potential concepts for Sherwood Drive. These potential solutions will aim to address public concerns and improve traffic conditions along Sherwood Drive. Once ready, these concepts will be shared with the public for feedback.

For any inquiries, please contact:

Jason Endrawis, P. Eng
Transportation Planning
City of Ottawa 
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON; K1P 1J1
613-580-2424, ext. 13766
Jason.Endrawis@ottawa.ca

Kim Brown, P.Eng.
Transportation Planning
City of Ottawa 
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON; K1P 1J1
613-580-2424, ext. 25594
Kim.Brown@ottawa.ca