What makes a successful automated speed enforcement site?
Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 10:25 AM
Speed is a contributing factor in approximately one-third of fatal collisions. Reducing speed is the best way to reduce both the frequency and severity of collisions in our community.
To help reduce speeds, Durham Region has Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads.
ASE helps improve road safety by encouraging drivers to drive slower within the speed limit, altering driver behaviour and increasing public awareness about...
Public review on the Sunderland water system capacity in the Township of Brock
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 03:19 PM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham has completed the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to plan for additional water supply, water storage capacity and pumping facilities to service the Sunderland community, in the Township of Brock. The proposed solution is available for the public to review.
When:February 28 to March 28.
Where:The public can review and comment on the proposed solution atdurham.ca/SunderlandWaterSystem.
Why:The additional capacity is required to provide a...
Attend the Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity in Employment Career Fair
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 09:54 AM
Whitby, Ontario –Durham Region is one of the fastest growing places in Ontario. Through the Confronting Racism in Durham project, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC), with the support of community partners, is hosting the Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity Employment Career Fair to connect equity-deserving groups with potential employers.
What:Career-seeking attendees can network with employers from Durham Region, and the Greater Toronto Area, who support inclusive and...
Upcoming road closure on Salem Road in Ajax
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 02:12 PM
Whitby, Ontario –The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of a road closure on southbound Salem Road (Regional Road 41) in the Town of Ajax.
When:The closure is from March 2 to 6. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where:Salem Road, southbound lanes only from Highway 401 to Achilles Road, in Ajax. Access to eastbound and westbound Highway 401 will be maintained during this closure.
Why:To allow for the construction of new electrical and...
Pedestrian safety improvements at Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in Ajax
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 11:09 AM
Whitby, Ontario– In support of Durham Vision Zero, a strategic road safety action plan, the Region of Durham will be implementing leading pedestrian intervals for existing traffic lights at the intersection of Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in the Town of Ajax.
When: February 28. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where:Intersection of Westney Road and Monarch Avenue/Rands Road in the Town of Ajax.
Why:The leading pedestrian intervals will improve...