WHEREAS the pedestrian sidewalk on the Drouin rd bridge have been gated and closed since its opening in 2014; and
WHEREAS pedestrians are forced to walk on the road and into the flow of traffic to get across the bridge; and
WHEREAS the bridge is situated right before a hill, making it hard for travelling cars to react to pedestrians in the roadway hereby increasing the risk of an accident; and
WHEREAS open and accessible sidewalks would make the road safer for pedestrians and motorists alike;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT City Council mandate staff to draft a report on the total cost of including sidewalks on Drouin bridge and that the cost be considered in the Budget 2024.