approaches, the City of Saint John reminds citizens that cooperation is the key
to a successful season. Parking off-street and avoiding travel during the
height of a storm can go a long way to helping the City mount an efficient
response to snow and ice storms.
Management Plans outlines service delivery objectives for street and sidewalk
plowing, as well as outlining the challenges to the maintenance of roadways and
pedestrian walkways during the winter caused by on-street parking and storms. Common
Council accepted the updated plan at the November 21st meeting.
This year’s plan
includes changes to the sidewalk plowing route. A map of the routes will be
available on saintjohn.ca/winter later this week. Street plowing follows a
Priority 1 – Arterial streets, highway connections, emergency
Priority 2 – Major bus routes, schools, community centres, business districts;
Priority 3 – Collector streets, minor bus routes, industrial parks; and
Priority 4 – Local or subdivision streets.
objectives for the clearing of streets begin once a storm ends. This allows for plows to make the main arteries
of the city safe for first responders and general travel. Citizens should
remember to exercise caution when traveling during winter storms.
overnight parking restrictions will be in effect beginning December 1 until
March 31, as outlined in Schedule ‘R’ of the Traffic By-Law. Parking rules for
exempted streets are determined by Schedule B (parking restricted on one side
or another of a street), Schedule H (alternate side parking in Lower West, the
North End and Mount Pleasant areas between November 15 and April 30) and Schedule
H-1 (year-round alternate side parking in the South Central Peninsula). Obey
all posted signage. For more information, visit saintjohn.ca/winter.
year is the Saint John Parking Commission’s new online parking space matching
service. The site, which can be accessed from www.shareyourride.caby clicking on the
Parking Space Finder icon, will launch in December. It connects citizens with
off-street parking needs to property owners with off-street parking available.
information, contact Municipal Operations at 658-4455 or saintjohn.ca.