On June 22nd, 2011, TCAT was honoured for its receipt of a Vital People grant awarded by the Toronto Community Foundation. Vital Ideas recognizes Toronto's most high-impact organizations and supports their work to stabilize, expand, or replicate programs with successful track records.
As City Hall reigns in its spending, a grassroots movement has started to take hold across Toronto. Politicians, community and business leaders are coming together to take matters into their own hands and make their own plans.
The Regional Public Works Commissioners of Ontario (RPWCO) is currently reviewing the Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA) to determine what amendments may be appropriate to support and promote active transportation in Ontario.
The City of Toronto has installed a new intersection treatment at Harbord and St. George Street, and they want feedback.
If you are a driver or a cyclist who travels through this intersection, please consider participating in a short online survey. The information you provide will be used to evaluate the new intersection treatment. The survey is anonymous, and you will not be asked for any private information.
Click here to complete the survey. You can also enter a draw to win great prizes!
The Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) “provides direction on matters of provincial interest related to land use planning and development.” All decisions – including municipal plans – must be consistent with the PPS, so it can potentially have a big impact on what happens in your community.
To support the Open Ontario plan, a five-year plan to create jobs in Ontario, Premier McGuinty recently announced a new 10-year infrastructure plan.
According to the press release, the new plan identifies “key trends, issues, and priorities to help modernize and expand public infrastructure over the next 10 years. This will help boost productivity, support economic growth, improve public services and enhance our quality of life.”
The City of Hamilton is creating a new 20-year plan, Step Forward, to anticipate new growth, but instead of widening existing roads, the city plans on increasing trips made by cycling, walking and public transit, reports the Hamilton Spectator.