Watercolours residents have expressed a serious safety concern regarding the routine shortcut that teens have been making across the train tracks which poses a serious safety risk to them. The area in question is at the southwest end of the community. Recently LPWRA Executive Committee members met with officials from the City and the CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) committee. The purpose of this meeting was to follow up on the CPTED's recommendations as they too are concerned that with the speed of the trains on 3 tracks that someone is going to get seriously injured or killed.
When the LPWRA approached the CPTED to draw attention to this issue, they concluded that the illegal crossing was a significant risk.
As a result we are pleased to announce that despite CN & CP refusing to share costs the City has agreed to implement all of CPTED's recommendations. The City has committed to the following:To read more, a Membership is needed: Click here to subscribe