səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Speed Watch Program Report

səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Speed Watch Program Report

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səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Speed Watch Program Report

Introduction by Robert Bartlett, Chief Administration Officer, səlilwətaɬ

Our səlilwətaɬ Speed Watch program has released critical findings from their activations over the past six months, which were led by the TWN Community Safety team and member volunteers. They found that while 85% of vehicles passing through the community along Dollarton Highway are essentially complying with the speed limit, 13% of vehicles are doing 11 km/h to 20 km/h over the speed limit, and 2% of vehicles are doing more than 20 km/h over the speed limit. This is unacceptable. The safety of our children and our families is the most important thing to me, which is why Speed Watch is one of our top priorities.

Thanks to a British Columbia Vision Zero in Road Safety Grant, our Speed Watch program was able to purchase the necessary equipment, train volunteers, and conduct these activations. The program will continue to raise more awareness about the importance of observing the speed limit and to share valuable data with local authorities.

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