Toronto

Here's where the city is installing photo radar cameras in your neighbourhood

The City of Toronto will start installing 50 automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras, complete with signs urging drivers to slow down, as part of its Vision Zero plan to eliminate traffic-related fatalities.

Tickets are expected to start being issued to speeding drivers in the spring of 2020

The city plans to install 50 cameras across the city, even though drivers won't start getting tickets until 2020. (Paul Smith/CBC)

The City of Toronto will start installing 50 automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras, complete with signs urging drivers to slow down, on Monday.

  • Yes, the photo radar systems will be in every ward in the city, and will be capable of capturing and recording images of speeding vehicles in in order to automatically ticket drivers. 
  • No, you won't get a ticket yet if you break the law. A 90-day public education campaign started this week that see offending motorists get warning letters, instead.

The citywide effort is a key part of the city's Vision Zero plan to eliminate all traffic-related fatalities. So far this year, at least 35 pedestrians have died on the city's streets, while 12 drivers and four passengers have also been killed according to Toronto police statistics. 

Each ward will have two ASE cameras. The systems will be installed on local, collector and arterial roads, as well as Community Safety Zones near schools. 

Where are the cameras?

Here is the full list of the sites where ASE cameras will be installed: 

  • Ward 1: Royalcrest Road between Cabernet Circle and Leading Road
  • Ward 1: Harefield Drive between Barford Road and Elmhurst Drive
  • Ward 2: Renforth Drive between Tabard Gate and Lafferty Street
  • Ward 2: Trehorne Drive between Duffield Road and Tallon Road
  • Ward 3: Horner Avenue between Orianna Drive and Foch Avenue
  • Ward 3: Chartwell Road between Badger Avenue and Larstone Avenue
  • Ward 4: Jameson Avenue between Laxton Avenue and Leopold Street
  • Ward 4: Close Avenue between Queen Street and King Street
  • Ward 5: Bicknell Avenue between Juliet Crescent and Avon Drive
  • Ward 5: Brookhaven Drive between Fox Point and Nordale Crescent
  • Ward 6: Faywood Boulevard between Faith Avenue and Sunbeam Avenue
  • Ward 6: Wilmington Avenue between Finch Avenue and Purdon Drive
  • Ward 7: Derrydown Road between Killamarsh Drive and Catford Road
  • Ward 7: Grandravine Drive between Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue
  • Ward 8: Corona Street between Wenderly Drive and Claver Avenue
  • Ward 8: Ridge Hill Drive between Old Park Road and Glenarden Road
  • Ward 9: Caledonia Road between Rogers Road and Corby Avenue
  • Ward 9: Gladstone Avenue between Cross Street and Waterloo Avenue
  • Ward 10: Manning Avenue between Dundas Street West and Robinson Street
  • Ward 10: Givins Street between Argyle Street and Bruce Street
  • Ward 11: Lippincott Street between Vankoughnet Street and College Street
  • Ward 11: Huron Street between Bernard Avenue and Lowther Avenue
  • Ward 12: Atlas Avenue between Ava Road and Belvidere Avenue
  • Ward 12: Brownlow Avenue between Eglinton Avenue and Soudan Avenue
  • Ward 13: Prospect Street between Rose Avenue and Ontario Street
  • Ward 13: Spruce Street between Gifford Street and Nasmith Avenue
  • Ward 14: Chatham Avenue between Jones Avenue and Euston Avenue
  • Ward 14: Morse Street between Queen Street and Eastern Avenue
  • Ward 15: Bessborough Drive between Field Avenue and Sharron Drive
  • Ward 15: Ranleigh Avenue between Yonge Street and Mount Pleasant Road
  • Ward 16: Gateway Boulevard between Don Mills Road (south intersection) Grenoble Drive
  • Ward 16: Ness Drive between York Mills Road and Lynedock Crescent
  • Ward 17: Elkhorn Drive between Whittaker Crescent and Hawksbury Drive
  • Ward 17: Cherokee Boulevard between Pawnee Avenue and Shawnee Circle
  • Ward 18: Patricia Avenue between Laconia Drive and Homewood Avenue
  • Ward 18: Lillian Street between Abitibi Avenue and Otonabee Avenue
  • Ward 19: Gower Street between Cedarcrest Boulevard and Dawes Road
  • Ward 19: Barrington Avenue between Balfour Avenue and Doncaster Avenue
  • Ward 20: Falmouth Avenue between Brussels Road and Ordway Road
  • Ward 20: Birchmount Road between Kingston Road and Hollis Avenue
  • Ward 21: Brimorton Drive between Hathway Drive and Neapolitan Drive
  • Ward 21: Marcos Boulevard between Cicerella Crescent (east intersection) and Cicerella Crescent (west intersection)
  • Ward 22: Beverly Glen Boulevard between Stonebridge Boulevard and Silver Spruce Drive
  • Ward 22: Silver Springs Boulevard between Revlis Crescent (east intersection) and Revlis Crescent (west intersection)
  • Ward 23: Crow Trail between Crittenden Square and Bradstone Square
  • Ward 23: Alton Towers Circle between Goldhawk Trail (north intersection) and Goldhawk Trail (south intersection)
  • Ward 24: Galloway Road between Lawrence Avenue and Weir Crescent
  • Ward 24: Military Trail between Cindy Nicholas Drive and Bonspiel Drive
  • Ward 25: Hupfield Trail between Glanvil Crescent (north intersection) and Glanvil Crescent (south intersection)
  • Ward 25: Murison Boulevard between Breckon Gate and Curtis Crescent

For more on how the city got to this point, check out these links

What do you think of the city's plan to use photo radar to curb speeding? Let us know in the comments. 

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