Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: A misunderstanding about pedestrian crosswalks

Coun. Patrick Boyle shares his thoughts about
installing a pedestrian crosswalk overhead with
push buttons at Monday's council meeting.
Times-Herald photo by Lisa Goudy
By Lisa Goudy

It’s been three months since councillors approved Coun. Patrick Boyle’s motion to install overhead crosswalks with push buttons.

Crosswalk signs were put up quickly at 11th Avenue Northwest and Thatcher Drive. However, overhead crosswalks with a push button haven’t been installed.

The issue came back before council at Monday’s meeting with a request for council to clarify its intention and to sole source the contract with RGM Incorporated for a cost of up to $50,000 because the company is currently in the city doing traffic signals under a contract.

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