Category Archives: Transportation

A Bicycle, a Bicycle…

For an update on safety, markings & new cycling developments, see Martina’s most recent article in Beach Metro News: http://www.beachmetro.com/2013/09/24/bicycle-bicycle-kingdom-bicycle/  To find out more about cycling in our ward, see:  http://cycleto.ca/ward/32

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Petition – Campaign to Walk Across Woodbine

Community members are joining together to ask the City of Toronto to install a “mid-block pedestrian traffic signal” on Woodbine Ave. between Queen Street East and Kingston Road. There is not one valid crossing on Woodbine Ave. between Kingston Rd. & … Continue reading

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Our Horizon – Climate Initiative

We all know about climate change, but don’t always do the things we could! At our most recent GW32 meeting, Rob Shirkey, a local environmentalist, presented his initiative to raise awareness of climate change issues in a creative and inexpensive way! We … Continue reading

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Apr 22, 7:30 pm – Transportation Meeting (Naval Club)

The Transportation Committee will be having a meeting on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Naval Club (1910 Gerrard St. E just east of Woodbine on the North side) to discuss traffic issues in the Beach. We have teamed … Continue reading

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Transit Funding Meetings: Apr 16 Coxwell Library 5:15, Apr 23 Brickworks ‘Building Momentum’

Two interesting transit meetings this month as the Coxwell Library & at the Brickworks: Community meeting re funding options: http://www.councillormcmahon.com/event/code-red-to-transit-meeting/ Building momentum for transportation funding: http://ebw.evergreen.ca/whats-on/special-events/innovation-talks Here are some interesting links from Councillor McMahon’s newsletter: Metrolinx    http://www.bigmove.ca Toronto Board of Trade   http://www.letsbreakgridlock.ca City … Continue reading

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Greening Ward 32 is pleased to welcome the Ward 32 Transportation Commitee into the Organization!

Led by Adam Smith, the Ward 32 Transportation Committee is concerned with the movement of people and vehicles in the Ward.  The group identifies issues surrounding each mode of tranportation, consults with City Hall staff to ensure the proposed changes … Continue reading

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Healthier Transportation (Traffic, Transit, Parking)

GW32 member Martina Rowley has offered to hold a visioning session with the Beach community re our traffic, transit and parking issues. Her recent column in Beach Metro News is about creative planning & community changes. Here is a link:  http://www.beachmetro.com/2013/03/06/creative-healthier-transportation/Continue reading

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