Sombrero Way Traffic Calming Plan

20 July, 2020

Dear Neighbour,

I am writing to you today as I have received concerns from the community regarding speeding and aggressive driving on Sombrero Way.  In response to these concerns, I requested that City of Mississauga Traffic Staff evaluate Sombrero Way under the City’s Traffic Calming Program, which assesses municipal roadways for the implementation of physical traffic calming measures, such as speed cushions, raised intersections, etc. to address traffic safety issues.  The evaluation revealed that physical traffic calming measures would be beneficial in addressing traffic safety issues on Sombrero Way. 

Physical traffic calming measures have been implemented at two other locations in the Ward 11 community and have effectively mitigated speeding and aggressive driving in these communities.  Raised intersections and raised crosswalks were installed on Westbridge Way and speed cushions were installed on Twain Avenue.  In both of these areas, vehicle operating speeds have significantly decreased and speed limit compliance has increased.

The traffic calming plan that is being proposed for Sombrero Way is as follows:

  1. Speed cushions installed on Sombrero Way, between Mavis Road and Nimbus Gate
  2. Speed cushions installed on Sombrero Way, between Nimbus Gate and Harmony Hill
  3. A raised intersection installed at the intersection of Sombrero Way and Brass Winds Place/Viola Court
  4. Speed cushions installed on Sombrero Way, between Brass Winds Place/Viola Court and Second Line West

I would like to request your valued feedback on this plan.  Under normal circumstances, an in-person meeting is held to discuss proposed traffic calming plans.  However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, an in-person meeting cannot be held during this time. 

As such, an online consultation is being held to provide feedback on this proposal.  Please click HERE or on the image below and review the proposed traffic calming plan slides for Sombrero Way.  Please contact my office via e-mail at or via phone at 905-896-5011 and advise as to whether you support or do not support this proposed traffic calming plan.  Please provide your feedback on or before Friday, September 25, 2020

I will compile the results of your feedback and provide you with an update as to whether or not this proposed traffic calming plan will be implemented on Sombrero Way.  Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to receiving your feedback on this proposal. 

Yours truly,

George Carlson

Councillor, Ward 11


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