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With the recent deaths of the two cyclists near Nipigon, there has been a lot said about bicycles being classified as vehicles under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act. As such, they have all the rights and obligations as any other vehicle that is using the street or highway. I agree with that and drivers of […]
Water Street. Oh so close to a good job. Sooooooooooo close. But not quite.
This is a chart from the latest Citizen’s Satisfaction Survey. I noticed that the Very Satisfied and Somewhat Satisfied responses were lumped together to give the City an 89% Satisfied score. The problem is with the Very Satisfied and Not Very Satisfied choices. In reality, all of the choices other than Very Satisfied are Not Very Satisfied. No? Am I missing something here? Everything right of the […]
City of Thunder Bay Administration finding it hard to come up with $1.5 million in annual cost savings. Maybe they should take a look in the mirror.
Update of previous post. I have no idea what that powder is. City of Thunder Bay MARSHALL KERRI Manager – Environment $111,651.94 $774.24 City of Thunder Bay MATSON DARRELL General Manager – Infrastructure & Operations $166,025.27 $1,150.92
Not sure what this is all about. It appears that work was done on this curb stop valve. The valve is located in the sidewalk. The valve is not flush with the sidewalk which creates a hazard for pedestrians as does the tire impression on the right. Then there is the quality of the finished […]
New food vendor down at Prince Arthur’s Landing. It appears that there was some trouble getting the trailer situated. Those tire tracks? Hardly noticeable. They’ll buff right out. Not sure about the location. It blocks off part of the Waterfront Plaza that nobody ever uses. Now it makes it even harder for people not […]
I have posted about this before but with all the talk of CityLean and cutting millions in city spending, I thought it might be worth mentioning again. Every time it rains, there is a large pool of water on the floor of the pedestrian over pass. The roof leaks. Has for years and years. Someone […]
This tree has been in a vandalized condition for months. Someone finally just pushed it flat. Thunder Bay Transit just does not appear to care. Had the tree been up righted immediately, it likely could have been saved. Maybe it still can but it appears that our City Hall has given up on it. I […]
Primary area for improvement….Primary area for enhancement…. The truth is what is in the box in the bottom right. the bars represent satisfaction levels with each service. The red bars, which I assume represent low satisfaction levels, cover infrastructure that are the basic core building blocks of a city. I just do not understand how […]