Transit and Transportation

  • Community Council Lowers Speed on Local Roads to 30km/h

    At a special meeting of Toronto and East York Community Council on June 22nd, my colleagues and I voted unanimously to reduce the speed limit from 40 km/h to 30 km/h on all local roads (residential streets). (View the staff report) I supported this initiative in light of the many Ward 18 residents who contacted me in support of this proposal, coupled with the evidence presented in this 2012 Toronto Public Health report on improving walking and cycling in Toronto....
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  • 30 km/h Speed Limit Proposal on Local Roads in the Toronto and East York District

    On Monday June 22 at 6pm, there will be a special meeting of the Toronto and East York Community Council where Councillors will consider a motion to reduce the speed limit from 40 km/h to 30 km/h on local roads in Ward 18 and across the rest of the Toronto and East York District. The meeting will be taking place in the Council Chambers at City Hall. In order to view the full staff report on this please click here....
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  • Davenport Diamond Letter to Metrolinx

    As the Metrolinx Davenport Reference Panel wraps up its work this Saturday, I continue to have serious concerns with Metrolinx's plans to build a large rail bridge over our community. Building on my Motion that was passed at Toronto City Council in April, I wrote to Metrolinx last week outlining some of my concerns. Some of the key issues that I have asked Metrolinx President & CEO Bruce McCuaig to consider immediately include: I believe that it is in the public interest...
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  • Cycling Network Plan

    Help Build Toronto's Cycling Network Plan CYCLING NETWORK PLAN PUBLIC CONSULTATION The City of Toronto is developing a 10-year plan for expanding and improving the cycling network. Public consultation on the Cycling Network Plan will have two main phases: In Phase 1 the City is looking for feedback on the objectives and criteria for selecting the routes that will form the network. In Phase 2 consultation will be provide an opportunity to comment on a draft network. IDENTIFYING CORRIDORS FOR...
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  • Davenport Diamond Council Motion

    Having previously informed you about Metrolinx plans to construct a large rail bridge on the east side of our Junction Triangle neighbourhood, I have taken quick follow up action to ensure that land-use planning and urban design considerations are par‎t of the EA process being carried out by Metrolinx. Due to its height and bulk, this proposed bridge will create a significant impact on the surrounding, largely residential, neighbourhoods. The appropriate planning of this infrastructure must include measures to mitigate...
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  • Bloor Streetscape Upgrades at Side Streets

    Click on the image or this link to view the full pdf version of this notice.  
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  • Don't delay on rail safety

    Toronto Star - When the mayor of Canada's largest city sounds an alarm on rail safety, along with councillors from neighbourhoods at particular risk, federal officials would do well to listen. [View copy of the letter] They would do even better to act before a catastrophe hits some large urban area. The concerns expressed in a letter to federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt by Toronto Mayor John Tory, and 17 councillors from across the political spectrum, aren't the result of...
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  • Metrolinx Davenport Diamond Grade Separation Project

    This week you may have read a Toronto Star article, been alerted to news posted on neighbourhood list-servs or reviewed information on the Junction Triangle website that Metrolinx has announced plans to construct an elevated rail structure through our neighbourhood. I share the concerns of local residents regarding these plans and, although it is still early in the process, I have begun advocating to ensure the best possible outcomes from this project.The plan, as proposed, is for Metrolinx to ramp up their tracks along the Barrie...
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  • Regional Paratransit Agreement of Benefit to TTC Wheel-Trans Users

    Metrolinx has facilitated a new paratransit agreement promoting easier and more convenient cross-boundary travel for people who use mobility aids. The paratransit agreement, which is now in effect, eliminates the need for mobility aid users to undergo multiple eligibility processes when they cross municipal borders. If you are a mobility aid user registered with a paratransit agency in the municipality you live in, you are now automatically eligible for paratransit services with the following seven other transit agencies as well:...
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  • Modernized Dufferin Station Completed and Open

    Bright and early this morning I joined TTC CEO Andy Byford and his staff, neighbouring residents and daily commuters to celebrate the completion of our Dufferin Station Modernization project. This renewed Ward 18 community landmark will serve as a transportation hub, meeting place, shelter from the elements and connection to the rest of our great city. TTC CEO Andy Byford took the time to explain to me and station commuters all the ways in which Dufferin Station has been improved...
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