Transit and Transportation

  • 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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  • 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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