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Last updated: 03/17/2017
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Road safety

Circulation speed modification on chemin Sainte-Angélique

Saint-Lazare (Québec), on Friday, March 17, 2017- To secure the new intersection of rue Frontenac, rue des Libellules and on chemin Sainte-Angélique giving access to Cité-des-Champs residential project and the new school des Étriers (990, rue des Abeilles Saint-Lazare), the town has :

[1]. Reduce the speed limits from 70 km/h to 50 km/h on chemin Sainte-Angélique on a distance of 540 meters, starting from route de la Cité-des-Jeunes to the north;
[2]. Add stop signs at the intersection
[3]. Add a pedestrian crossing
[4]. Secure the crossing with a school crossing guard for the school hours.

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Installation of signs for Impaired persons

The Town has installed signs on Rue Sandmere and Rue des Sables informing residents in these areas of the presence of hearing impaired persons who might not hear the cars or cyclists coming up behind them.

2015 Awareness Campaign


Eighteen signs will be posted at town entrances to raise public awareness about alertness behind the wheel and about cell phone use while driving from May 26 to July 6. 

New speed limits

Reducing the risks and facilitating cohabitation

November 10, 2014, Saint-Lazare, QUEBEC. – Ville de Saint-Lazare wishes to inform its residents that the Quebec Ministry of Transportation has approved by-law 905 changing the speed limit in three specific areas on the Saint-Lazare territory: Montée Poirier, Chemin du Fief and Chemin Sainte-Angélique downtown. This decision stems from road traffic analyses and studies and from numerous requests received from residents in these areas concerned with the safety of both pedestrians and riders. These changes came into force on November 5, 2014.

The speed limits have been reduced as follows:

1)      Chemin du Fief: from 70 km/h to 50 km/h. This unpaved road is very popular among riders.

2)      Montée Poirier: from 80 km/h to 70 km/h to protect the access to the Pinière; and lastly

3)      Chemin Sainte-Angélique (downtown): from 50 km/h to 40 km/h to promote walking as part of Saint-Lazare’s downtown revitalisation project.

 

Municipal by-laws 905 and RMH-399 are available in their entirety in By-Laws section. 

For additional information, please contact Fire and Public Safety director Daniel Boyer at 450 424-8000, extension 206, or by e-mail at .

Road Safety Campaign_Summer 2014

This summer, let's share the road with the various users!

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Pedestrian Crossings

The Town also inaugurate its new pedestrian crossing at the corner of Montée Saint-Lazare and Chemin Sainte-Angélique. This initiative is in keeping with the Town’s commitment to make the village core more user-friendly for pedestrians. Two additional crossings will be built before the end of the year, also on Chemin Sainte-Angélique: the first one near Rue des Marguerites and the second near Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

Pedestrians

When you are walking1

  • go to the nearest intersection to cross;
  • walk on the sidewalk, or, if there isn't one, walk on the side of the road, facing traffic;
  • avoid crossing the street between two parked cars;
  • wear light-coloured clothes or clothing with reflective strips so that you are easily visible

1Source Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Drivers

When you are driving1

  • bring your vehicle to a stop before the stop line;
  • obey road signs and traffic signals for pedestrians;
  • before turning right on a red light where permitted, yield the right-of-way to pedestrians;
  • keep your headlights on at all times so that pedestrians can see you and you can see them.

1Source Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Road Safety Measures

Town has adopted Genivar’s measures to slow down traffic in 2008. Measures provided by Genivar included a decision-matrix to handle citizen complaints, a tool box as well as request and petition forms for residents.

To request a speed survey, a resident must demonstrate his/her neighbours support his/her request by completing and submitting a petition form to the service des infrastructures.

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