Transit and Transportation

  • Davenport Diamond Report Going to City Council

    Dear Neighbour, I am pleased to report to you that City staff have submitted a follow up report to City Council regarding Metrolinx's proposed Davenport Community Rail Overpass project. I am looking forward to this report being discussed and voted on at the upcoming City Council meeting, taking place on December 9 and 10, 2015. To read the report and recommendations made, please visit this link: http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-86443.pdf This report is a result of my efforts throughout this year to involve...
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  • City of Toronto getting ready for busy winter season

    The City of Toronto is gearing up to deal with the impacts of winter – both on city streets and beneath them. The work includes managing snow and ice on city streets, and responding to the effects of cold weather on the City's watermains and water service pipes. Cold weather and rapid swings between thaw and freezing temperatures can cause an increase in watermain breaks. Toronto Water staff are ready to respond to service calls 24 hours a day, seven...
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  • City of Toronto to remove abandoned bikes from streets, sidewalks

    The City of Toronto will be removing abandoned bicycles from city streets during the week of November 16 to 20 in advance of the winter season. Residents can assist with this cleanup by calling 311 to report any bike that appears abandoned in the public right-of-way. To help the City identify the abandoned bikes correctly, callers are asked to identify the bike with as much information as possible, including the colour of the bike frame, the type of bike and...
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  • Davenport Diamond Report at Today's Planning and Growth Management Committee

    Dear Neighbour, As you will recall, Metrolinx communicated to the community on Thursday November 12, 2015 their decision to move forward with the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the Davenport Community Rail Overpass in January 2016. This was contrary to the information that I received from the City's Chief Planner regarding Metrolinx's agreement to pause the TPAP Notice of Commencement until Spring 2016. City Planning has prepared an urgent report that was just submitted to today's Planning and Growth...
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  • Please Slow Down Signs Available

    The safety of all road users is a priority for the City of Toronto. That's why the City is reminding pedestrians, motorists and cyclists to take extra care, especially as we enter the fall season when daylight hours are reduced. Statistics show that during autumn, there is an increase in collisions involving pedestrians. The City has produced lawn signs that encourage all motorists to drive safely as they travel in our neighbourhoods. To get a lawn sign, please visit my...
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  • Davenport Diamond November 2015 Update

    Dear Neighbour, Many of you have taken the time to contact me over the phone, via e-mail, in the community, or at the various public meetings held to share your thoughts and concerns with Metrolinx's proposed Davenport Community Rail Overpass project. From the very start, I have shared your concerns and have worked with local residents' groups, elected representatives, City staff, and Metrolinx to advocate for our community. This included the two motions that I successfully moved at City Council...
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  • Cycle tracks to be extended along Richmond-Adelaide corridor

    The City of Toronto is extending the cycle tracks – separated bike lanes – that are currently in place along Richmond Street and Adelaide Street in the downtown area extending west from the vicinity of University Avenue. The new extension eastward from the University Avenue area is part of a pilot project to improve cycling infrastructure and enhance safety for all road users in the downtown core. The new work will result in the extension of cycle tracks on Richmond...
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  • Davenport Diamond Update

    I am pleased to inform you that Metrolinx has agreed to my reasonable request, which was passed unanimously at City Council in July to delay the EA process for the Davenport Community Rail Overpass project until late-October at the earliest. You can find out more details about the recent delay in this Toronto Star article. This is a good first step and a sign of cooperation from Metrolinx as I along with many of my neighbours and the experts at...
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  • Davenport Diamond City Issues Endorsed by Council

    You might recall that back in April City Council passed my motion to direct Toronto's Chief Planner to ensure that land-use planning and urban design considerations are part of the EA process being carried out by Metrolinx on the Davenport Community Rail Overpass. As a result, the Chief Planner wrote to Metrolinx on June 16, 2015 with a list of key issues that City staff have identified after reviewing information they have received from Metrolinx to date. I am pleased...
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  • Provide Input on the Draft Cycling Network Plan Map

    City of Toronto seeks input to build Cycling Network Plan The City of Toronto's Transportation Services division is in the process of developing a new 10-year plan for Toronto's Cycling Network. Toronto residents and businesses are being asked to provide their input by commenting on the draft Cycling Network Plan map. A technical analysis has been undertaken to design the draft map which shows how Toronto's cycling network could be expanded and improved. More than 10,500 individuals from across the...
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