Councillors who have speeding issues in their wards

18 of 23 City councillors in Ottawa have identified speeding issues in their wards over the past year.  Only 2 (so far) support a reduction to the residential limit to 40km/h.

Name Member of the Transportation Committee  Speed issues in the news
Bob MonetteWard 1 – Orléans Yes
Vice chair
Rainer Bloess
Ward 2 – Innes
Jan Harder
Ward 3 – Barrhaven
Yes.  Recently high-speed VIA trains.
Marianne Wilkinson
Ward 4 – Kanata North


Eli El-Chantiry
Ward 5 – West Carleton-March
Asks residents to complain to police about speeding.

Shad Qadri
Ward 6 – Stittsville
Yes.  Reduced speed in one neighbourhood of Stittsville.  Mixed reviews.  Priority is to protect people.

Mark Taylor
Ward 7 – Bay
Yes, especially in Acora Village

October 2012 Newsletter


Rick Chiarelli
Ward 8 – College
Keith Egli
Ward 9 – Knoxdale-Merivale
Yes.  Raised at community meeting:

Diane Deans
Ward 10 – Gloucester-Southgate
Tim Tierney
Ward 11 – Beacon Hill-Cyrville
Yes Yes.  Purchased a speed board:


Mathieu Fleury
Ward 12 – Rideau-Vanier
Yes Yes.Beechwood, Vanier Parkway.  Did walkabout with residents.King Edward Avenue (Many articles).
Peter Clark
Ward 13 – Rideau-Rockcliffe
Yes Yes.

Diane Holmes
Ward 14 – Somerset
Yes, many.  Bronson, O’Connor, Metcalfe, Kent…
Katherine Hobbs
Ward 15 – Kitchissippi
Yes, many.

  • Civic Hospital area trying to reduce speed limit to 40.
Maria McRae
Ward 16 – River

November 8, 2012

  • Tweet: “@CouncillorMcRae: I am going to add 2 speed boards to the Airport Parkway – north & southbound. @OttawaPolice @OfficerMcKenna @chernushenko”
David Chernushenko
Ward 17 – Capital
Yes Yes.  Old Ottawa East:


Peter Hume
Ward 18 – Alta Vista
Yes.  Started a Safe Streets campaign:


Speed board:

Stephen Blais
Ward 19 – Cumberland
April 12, 2012 (Tweet @StephenBlais) – Meetings with Hydro Ottawa, police on speeding, a few development files and catching up with my staff after a busy week
May 9 – New blog entry re: speeding & save the kids

July 10 – speed board installed on house #204 today according to his Twitter stream.


Doug Thompson
Ward 20 – Osgoode
Yes Yes.  Purchased speed boards:

Scott Moffatt
Ward 21 – Rideau-Goulbourn
Steve DesrochesWard 22 – Gloucester-South Nepean Yes.  Purchased a speed gun and speed board:

Allan Hubley
Ward 23 – Kanata South
Yes.  Another speed board:

July 11, 2012 – Speedboard out again


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