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Advisory Traffic Commission
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- Winnipeg (Man.). Advisory Traffic Commission
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62.5 cm of textual records
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The Advisory Traffic Commission was founded in 1936, with the passing of By-Law No. 14849. This By-Law was repealed in 1954, with the founding of the City of Winnipeg Traffic Commission. The Advisory Traffic Commission acted in an advisory capacity on all matters of traffic and pedestrian regulation in Winnipeg. Members of the Commission were appointed by Council.
Examples of Advisory Traffic Commission business were:
-Forming a Traffic Squad in the police department.
-Pedestrian control, including limiting crossing to intersections and crosswalks.
-Requests to erect stop signs at intersections.
-Implementing and regulating parking meters.
-Implementing parking bans.
-Implementing and regulating traffic signal systems.
-Regulating street cars.
City Clerk's Department.
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Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of minutes, by-laws, correspondence and reports for the Advisory Traffic Commission (1936-1947).
Newspaper clippings were pasted into volumes by the creator or attached to pages with tape. Series is arranged numerically (or chronologically by date of creation).
Series consists of three sub-series:
Sub-Series 27: Minutes, 1936-1947
Sub-Series 28: By-Laws, 1936-1947
Sub-Series 29: Correspondence, 1936-1947
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Related groups of records external to the unit being described: Other records relating to traffic and parking regulations can be found in the Winnipeg Traffic Commission series and the Parking Authority series of the City of Winnipeg (1874-1971) fonds.
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