The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Residents invited to view draft of new Durham Transportation Master Plan

WHITBY, ON August 31, 2017

The Regional Municipality of Durham is currently in the process of updating the Durham Transportation Master Plan. A draft of the new Durham Transportation Master Plan is available for public review online at durham.ca/tmp.

WHEN:

The draft plan is available to review until September 30.

WHERE:

Durham Region residents are invited to review the draft Transportation Master Plan online at durham.ca/tmp. Feedback may be submitted via the contact information available on the website.

WHY:

Durham Region’s Transportation Master Plan 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 original Durham Transportation Master Plan (TMP) was approved by Regional Council in 2003—more than 14 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 updating the TMP. The update plans for transportation needs to 2031 and beyond, in conjunction with the Regional Official Plan. The update addresses all modes of transportation (including walking, cycling, transit, automobiles and goods movement), while enhancing safety, promoting sustainability and minimizing environmental impacts.

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