The new locations of Toronto's 50 automated speed cameras

May 17 2021, 5:18 am

Toronto speed cameras have caught tens of thousands of drivers speeding in just the first few months of the year, issuing more than 81,500 tickets from the beginning of January to the end of March, and they are getting new locations.

The City of Toronto has a total of 50 Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) devices monitoring drivers’ speeds. In January, they issued a total of 28,231 tickets. In February, the number dropped to 22,860.

Interestingly, during both months, 20% of the tickets came from the same ASE camera on Sheppard Avenue East, just west of Don Mills Road. But it’s important to note that the monitored stretch of Sheppard Avenue — a six-lane roadway that has a downward slope — also had the highest daily traffic volume out of all the camera locations.

In March, the number of tickets grew to 30,466. The Sheppard Avenue camera still issued the most tickets out of all the ASE devices in the city, but the proportion dropped to 17%.

“Speeding continues to be one of the most dangerous traffic safety issues in our city,” said Mayor John Tory. “I urge every driver in Toronto to slow down and obey the posted speed limits not only because it’s the law but because doing so saves lives.”

The City is currently in the process of moving all 50 ASE cameras to new locations to begin a third round of enforcement in June.

“Speed cameras are a proven traffic calming measure that we will continue to rotate across the city because we are committed to making our roads safer,” Tory said.

The new locations are as follows:

1. Martin Grove Road north of Garfella Drive (Etobicoke North)
2. John Garland Boulevard near Kendleton Drive (Etobicoke North)
3. The East Mall south of Capri Road (Etobicoke Centre)
4. La Rose Avenue east of Griggsden Avenue (Etobicoke Centre)
5. Algoma Street east of Royal York Road (Etobicoke-Lakeshore)
6. Lake Shore Boulevard West near Twentieth Street (Etobicoke-Lakeshore)
7. Windermere Avenue near St. Olave’s Road (Parkdale-High Park)
8. Annette Street near Laws Street (Parkdale-High Park)
9. Guestville Avenue near Dennis Avenue (York South-Weston)
10. Culford Road north of Burr Avenue (York South-Weston)
11. Wilson Avenue near 1196 Wilson Avenue (York Centre)
12. Northover Street south of Sheppard Avenue West (York Centre)
13. Shoreham Drive west of Gosford Boulevard (Humber River-Black Creek)
14. Stong Court west of Driftwood Avenue (Humber River-Black Creek)
15. Wilson Avenue west of Belgrave Avenue (Eglinton-Lawrence)
16. Marlee Avenue south of Hillmount Avenue (Eglinton-Lawrence)
17. Dufferin Street near Waterloo Avenue (Davenport)
18. Concord Avenue north of College Street (Davenport)
19 Dundas Street West near Augusta Avenue (Spadina-Fort York)
20. The Esplanade east of Princess Street (Spadina-Fort York)
21. Avenue Road near Macpherson Avenue (University-Rosedale)
22. Clinton Street north of College Street (University-Rosedale)
23. Davisville Avenue near Acacia Road (Toronto-St. Paul’s)
24. Bansley Avenue south of Vaughan Road (Toronto-St. Paul’s)
25. Homewood Avenue near Maitland Place (Toronto Centre)
26. Parliament Street north of Oak Street (Toronto Centre)
27. Greenwood Avenue south of Glebeholme Boulevard (Toronto-Danforth)
28. Plains Road near Milton Road (Toronto-Danforth)
29. Blythwood Road near Blyth Hill Road (Don Valley West)
30. Leslie Street south of Lawrence Avenue East (Don Valley West)
31. York Mills Road east of Rayoak Drive (Don Valley East)
32. Grenoble Drive west of Spanbridge Road (Don Valley East)
33. Van Horne Avenue west of Brian Drive (Don Valley North)
34. Parkway Forest Drive near 25 Parkway Forest Drive (Don Valley North)
35. Drewry Avenue east of Norwin Street (Willowdale)
36. Ellerslie Avenue west of Diagonal Road (Willowdale)
37. Victoria Park Avenue near Medonte Avenue (Beaches-East York)
38. Secord Avenue near Palmer Avenue (Beaches-East York)
39. Birchmount Road south of Sadler Drive (Scarborough Southwest)
40. Bellamy Road South, north of Kingston Road (Scarborough Southwest)
41. Gilder Drive east of Midland Avenue (Scarborough Centre)
42. Lawrence Avenue East, west of Ben Stanton Boulevard (Scarborough Centre)
43. Bamburgh Circle near 125 Bamburgh Circle (Scarborough-Agincourt)
44. Chester Le Boulevard near Pettibone Square (Scarborough-Agincourt)
45. Huntingwood Drive near Mollard Road (Scarborough North)
46. Heather Road east of Glen Watford Drive (Scarborough North)
47. Military Trail near 341 Military Trail (Scarborough-Guildwood)
48. Gatesview Avenue, east of Cedar Drive (Scarborough-Guildwood)
49. Sewells Road, west of Glenheather Terrace (Scarborough-Rouge Park)
50.  Centennial Road south of Cherrydale Court (Scarborough-Rouge Park)

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