Infrastructure and

Streetscaping

District 10 Needs Improvements

There are many long-standing issues that have been neglected or overlooked in District 10.  Problems such as crumbling or lack of sidewalks, lack of protective bus shelters and accessible bus stops, unsafe cable wires hanging down from power poles and the rundown appearance of the commercial district are quite evident. 

   Andrew's Plan   

Andrew wants to hear from you.  What would you like to see?

Now is the time to fix up our community! Now is the time for action! 

Fairview
  • Support Dutch Village Road Revitalization Plan

  • Streetscape Dutch Village Road

  • The commercial district could be the “Hydrostone” of Fairview

  • Install sidewalks where they do not exist, including neighbourhoods with schools, for safety, accessibility, and creating a “walkable community”

  • Install accessible bus stops and protective bus shelters

  • Consider traffic light for Dutch Village Rd and Central

  • Crosswalk for Dutch Village Rd and Frederick Ave

  • High visibility crosswalks, especially for all schools

  • Install benches and greenery to create a nice community feeling

  • Repair fading names on street signs

  • Ensure cable companies remove excess wiring hanging from poles

  • Improve Bedford Highway traffic flow

  • More bicycle lanes

  • Improve Titus Smith Park

  • More sidewalk garbage cans

Clayton Park
  • Install accessible bus stops and protective shelters

  • Repair fading names on street signs

    Install sidewalks where they do not exist, including neighbourhoods with schools, for safety, accessibility, and creating a “walkable community”

  • High visibility crosswalks, especially for all schools

  • Install benches and greenery to create a nice community feeling

  • More sidewalk garbage cans

  • More bicycle lanes

  • Improve lighting on the Mainland North Linear Parkway trail

  • Improve maintenance of Mainland Common Off-Leash Dog Park

Rockingham
  • Install sidewalks where they do not exist, including neighbourhoods with schools, for safety, accessibility, and creating a “walkable community”

  • Install benches and greenery to create a nice community feeling

  • High visibility crosswalks, especially for all schools

  • Install accessible bus stops and protective shelters

  • More sidewalk garbage cans

  • Repair fading names on street signs

  • Repair crumbling sidewalks

  • Improve Bedford Highway traffic flow

  • Your voice for Seton Ridge and Rockingham South

  • More bicycle lanes

Kearney Lake
  • High visibility crosswalks, especially for all schools

  • Install sidewalks where they do not exist, including neighbourhoods with schools, for safety, accessibility, and creating a “walkable community”

  • More sidewalk garbage cans

  • More bicycle lanes

  • Repair fading names on street signs

  • Improve Bedford Highway traffic flow

  • Upgrading Kearney Lake Beach

    • Pave parking lot and create accessible walkways to beach

    • Improve washroom and change facilities

    • Install outdoor wash stations

    • Install benches

Click photos for added comments by Andrew.

Dutch Village Road
Dutch Village Rd - No sidewalk on the right. Regular gas was cheap that night!
Frederick and DVR
Install crosswalk from Frederick Ave to other side of Dutch Village Rd? The bus stop on the other side should have a protected shelter added to it. Many times, at this stop, and the one across the street, I've seen people waiting for a bus in the freezing sleet and rain with new bags of groceries that were getting ruined.
West side of Dutch Village Rd.
No sidewalk - impassable for wheelchair use and tripping hazards
Bus stop on Dutch Village Rd on mound of dirt
This bus stop is a mound of dirt. In the winter, people waiting for the bus have slipped and fallen into the street.
Messy cables hanging down.
Power pole with messy cables hanging down. Side Note - Please support local businesses.
Burton Ettinger Elementary School
While there is a very short sidewalk along the side of the school, there isn't a sidewalk leading to this school, down the street, allowing for children to safely walk to school.
Fairview - Main Ave
How do you safely get to this sheltered bus stop in the winter?... Answer - Perhaps only by bus. There isn't a sidewalk leading up to the bus stop. This must be tricky, especially for those with mobility issues.
Bottom of Frederick Ave.
No sidewalk for safe pedestrian travels.
Kearney Lake Rd & Dunbrack
This is a dangerous intersection with frequent accidents. Using this crosswalk can be scary too, with speeding traffic coming down the hill.
DVR west-side - No Sidewalk
Dirt and tripping hazards. No sheltered bus stops along Dutch Village Rd, nor are they in the DVR Revitalization Plan. We need to change this.
Dutch Village Rd - sneakers on power line
I snapped this photo in 2016. The yellow sneakers broke free after several months. The black pair finally broke free in summer of 2019, and were up there at least 5 years.
Dutch Village Rd
Dutch Village Rd
Dutch Village Rd
Traffic in 2016. There is more traffic here, in 2020.
Dutch Village Rd - bus stop
Bus stop on slope and mound of dirt. Residents have told me that people have fallen down at this bus stop.
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Please elect Andrew CURRAN for District 10 Councillor this October.

LET'S FIX UP OUR COMMUNITY!

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