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ITE Southern Alberta Webinar: 40km/h Speed Limit Implementation
September 14, 2021@12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Tony Churchill will be presenting on the City’s 40 km/h speed limit implementation.
Tony Churchill is a Senior Traffic Engineer with the City of Calgary and Currently the Leader of Traffic Control and Parking. He obtained a civil engineering technical diploma from SAIT Polytechnic prior to studying at the University of Calgary where he completed BSc. and MSc. degrees in civil engineering with a focus on road safety. Tony has been involved in discussions about lowering speed limits in Calgary for almost eight years and recently coordinated the installation of about 5,000 speed limit signs to support the 40 km/h default speed limit that came into effect on Monday, May 31. He is a Fellow of ITE and actively involved in traffic safety initiatives through TAC and CARSP. Tony will be discussing the rationale behind speed limit reduction to reduce motor vehicle related fatalities and injuries, the history of the discussion in Calgary and what it took to implement the change in a matter of months.