Gardiner Expressway and Lakeshore Blvd Reconfiguration EA Public Meetings: Mar 28, Mar 30, Apr 2, Apr 4

Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto (City) are jointly
initiating an environmental assessment (EA) and integrated urban design
study to explore the feasibility of removing the elevated Gardiner
Expressway from approximately Jarvis Street to Logan Avenue.

Employer Response to Smart Commute Toronto "Overwhelming"

According to a recent Toronto Star article, David Miller calls employer response "overwhelming" to Smart Commute Toronto-Central. Smart Commute associations provide resources to help commuters shift from single-occupant car trips to sustainable modes of transportation. Smart Commute Toronto-Central launched on Nov 7th

Places to Grow Summit

The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure is currently implementing its
award winning Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. At the
Places to Grow Summit held in Vaughan last week, successful "smart
growth" projects from local municipalities and around the world were
showcased. It's an exciting time in Ontario as municipalities
everywhere are working hard to achieve better transit-oriented, mixed
use neighbourhoods built to scale for active transportation so that
cyclists and pedestrians feel accommodated and expected. More info

Eglinton Crosstown LRT - Have your say at upcoming open houses

From the City of Toronto's public consultation web site:

The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
are examining ways to significantly improve transit service on Eglinton
Avenue between Kennedy Subway Station and Renforth Drive, and
potentially as far as Lester B. Pearson International Airport.

Etobicoke-Finch & Eglinton Crosstown Transit City LRT Routes - Public meetings coming up

Etobicoke-Finch West

  • Date: Wednesday, August 6

Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: Jane-Finch Mall, 1911 Finch Avenue West (SE corner of Finch Avenue and Jane Street)

  • Date: Thursday, August 7

Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Etobicoke–Finch West LRT - Open Houses July 29, August 6 & 7

From the City of Toronto's consultation web site:

"The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
are examining ways to significantly improve transit service on Finch
Avenue West between Yonge Street and the Highway 27 area.

The Etobicoke-Finch West LRT is one component of the Transit
City Light Rail Plan - a proposed network of seven new light rail lines
that would provide comfortable, efficient rapid transit throughout
Toronto.

Scarborough-Malvern Transit City LRT Route - EA Open Houses, July 23 & 24

From the City's consultation web site:

Reminder: South Kingsway-Queensway Interchange Community Council Meeting - July 7

As mentioned in last week's TCAT News e-Bulletin, there is an important Community Council meeting coming up next Monday. The Toronto Urban Renewal Network (TURN) is working hard to get as many pedestrians and cyclists - especially those living in Ward 13 - out to speak in favour of a redesign for this dangerous intersection to more safely accommodate active transportation.

Bike Train Launch - June 27


Bike Train

is a TCAT supporter and is set to begin its second year of service.
Join Bike Train staff and partners for the Official Launch of the
Toronto-Niagara Bike Train.

Date: Friday, June 27

Time: Press Conference - 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Location: Union Station (Great Hall)

Sheppard East LRT Environmental Assessment - Open Houses June 3 and 4

As reported recently in TCAT News,
the TTC and the City are well underway with the EA for the Sheppard
East LRT route - part of the Transit City network - and current designs
do include a bike lane. It's important that those supportive of bike-
and pedestrian-friendly streets express these priorities to project
staff.

There are two upcoming open houses to present preliminary plans and design options for this project.