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City of Toronto's map: Downtown Transportation Operations Study area's boundaries are highlighted in red.

City of Toronto’s map: Downtown Transportation Operations Study area’s boundaries are highlighted in red.

Downtown Transportation Operations Study (DTOS) is the City of Toronto’s Study to:

  • identify and address congestion and traffic operations issues in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Focus on transportation into, out of, and within the study area

      • The study area is generally bounded by:

        • Lake Shore Boulevard/Harbour Street, to the south
        • Queen Street East/West, to the north
        • Jarvis Street, to the east
        • Bathurst Street, to the west
  • develop near–to–medium term improvements to the existing surface transportation network that will help to achieve safe and efficient transportation in downtown Toronto
  • collect public input
  •  help all road users
    • aims to highlight solutions that support all user groups, including pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, drivers and those involved in moving goods across the city

You are invited to give your input in the following ways:

  • Public Consultation
    • The City will host a Drop-In-Centre located in the rotunda at Metro Hall, 55 John Street, on Wednesday, March 27’th, between noon and 9:30 p.m.

  • DTOS Survey and Issue Reporting Portal
    • Public input is being collected by way of a short survey, and via a mapping portal that allows users to report specific transportation issues

    • The survey is designed to collect information about road user behaviours; for example, how often and for what reasons people travel downtown

    • The issues mapping portal allows users to report and identify where they have experienced issues related to the leading causes of downtown congestion

Also, please note:

  • Any personal information is collected under the City of Toronto Act, 2006, s. 136(c)
  • The information collected will be used to identify and address congestion and traffic operations issues in downtown Toronto
  • Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Transportation Planning, Right of Way, Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 17’th Fl, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C6 or by telephone at 416-392-7713

For more info on the Downtown Transportation Operations Study, please click here.

Contact Info

Project Manager
Andre Filippetti
Manager, Traffic Planning – Toronto-East York District
Tel.: 416-392-7713
Fax: 416-392-1920
E-mail: afilipp@toronto.ca

Survey enquiries should be directed to:
Matt Colwill, IBI Group
mcolwill@IBIGroup.com
Tel: 416-596-1930
Fax: 416-596-0644
E-mail: mcolwill@ibigroup.com

NEWS RELEASE
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

March 22, 2013

Public input invited for study of Toronto’s downtown transportation

The City of Toronto will host a drop-in event next week to obtain public input as part of a study the City is undertaking on transportation operations in the downtown core.

The purpose of the Downtown Transportation Operations Study is to look at ways to improve mobility and safety in the downtown core. The study also aims to highlight solutions that support all user groups, including pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, drivers and those involved in moving goods across the city.

The drop-in event will take place in the rotunda at Metro Hall, 55 John St., on Wednesday, March 27 from noon to 9:30 p.m.

An online survey is available for the public to provide opinions on downtown transportation issues. The survey is available at http://www.toronto.ca/dtos.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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