The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Have your say on the Durham Transportation Master Plan update

WHITBY, ON November 10, 2014

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department invites residents to attend the first round of public information centres about the Durham Transportation Master Plan update.

WHEN:

Pickering: Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pickering Town Centre, upper level (entrance 2), 1355 Kingston Rd., Pickering

Scugog: Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Scugog Community Recreation Centre, 1655 Reach St., Port Perry

Clarington: Monday, Nov. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, 2440 Highway 2, Bowmanville

Oshawa: Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Civic Recreation Complex, 99 Thornton Rd. S., Oshawa

WHY:

Durham Region’s Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is a strategic planning document designed to define the policies, programs and infrastructure improvements required to plan for Durham’s future transportation needs.

There has been much change and growth in Durham Region since the plan was originally approved by Regional Council in 2003—more than 10 years ago. Studies and plans related to transit, cycling, trails and other issues have been implemented, but the current TMP outlines plans for growth only until 2021. For these reasons, the Region is currently in the process of updating the TMP. The update will plan for transportation needs to 2031 and beyond, in conjunction with the Regional Official Plan. The update will address all modes of transportation, including walking, cycling, transit, automobiles and goods movement, while enhancing safety, promoting sustainability and minimizing environmental impacts.

NOTE:

 For more information, visit www.durham.ca/tmp.

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