Moving goods and people safely and efficiently throughout the city is the goal of the City’s Transportation Services Division. With this in mind, the division is taking steps to ensure that traffic flows as smoothly as possible and that everyone who uses our roads is safe.

To accommodate pedestrians, cyclists, transit vehicles and cars, it is critical to strike a balance, so that everyone who uses the road can travel efficiently and effectively.

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An Afternoon of Opera with Toronto Repertoire

Artistic Director Giuseppe Macina, Music Director Adolfo De Santis, Stage Director Beatrice Carpino and the board and members of the Toronto Opera Repertoire invite you to a preview of their 2012 season, featuring selections from Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Lehar’s The Merry Widow. This is a preview of the upcoming performances in 2012 at the Bickford Centre in Ward 19.

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At today’s Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment study for separated bicycle lanes within the Richmond-Adelaide corridor is being recommended by transportation staff. The current recommendation extends from Bathurst Street to Sherbourne Street.
At today’s meeting, I am asking the committee to support authorizing the General Manager of Transportation Services to initiate a second study to connect with existing bikeways both east and west of the proposed study area.

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On November 2, 2011 Erin Hatfield of InsideToronto.com covered our recent Patio and Licensing meeting:

Ward 19 meeting hopes to change patio licensing system

Trinity-Spadina Councillor Mike Layton has launched a working group to look at how patios are licensed in his downtown ward. The working group was sparked after Layton said he had a stream of business owners coming to him to try to get patios, but he had no choice but to tell them no.

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After several months, a few different concepts for the Fort York Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge are coming forward. They all have similar design elements to the award winning design previously being considered for the bridge.
Our preferred proposal includes two bridges, with one bridge linking Wellington Street south to the Ordnance Street area and a second bridge spanning from Fort York north to the Ordnance Street area. Both spans would be linked by a park and would be fully accessible from Ordnance Street. This option has better access, use of space and most reflects the original design.
Read more to to find the report and some images of the design options.

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