Union Pearson Express Electrification Environmental Assessment Public Open Houses
Electrification of Union Pearson (UP) Express is part of The Big Move, Metrolinx’s regional transportation plan to dramatically improve how people move in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
Metrolinx and Hydro One Networks Inc. invite you to their joint Public Open Houses to learn more about the plans to electrify UP Express. At the Open House, interested members of the community can receive a project update and provide feedback on the preliminary design components, environmental effects and mitigation and next steps/timelines.
The UP Express route and proposed locations for electrification components are shown on the map below.
The Open Houses will provide you with an opportunity to view displays and speak one-on-one with project staff.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Monday, February 10, 2014
1573 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6P 1A6
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Click here to download a PDF file of the full meeting notice, which includes a map, additional meeting dates/locations, contact information, etc.
Via the GO/Metrolinx @GTS_Project Twitter feed and email update:
GTS Project Update - Public Meetings
Join us for the GTS Project Public Meetings to get an update on construction and what to look forward to in 2014. These meetings will be held in lieu of the Construction Liaison Meetings in January.
West Toronto Diamond/Junction
Thursday, January 23
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Toronto Police Division 11 - 2054 Davenport Road
Meeting details are from a flyer distributed by Ward 18 Councillor Ana Bailao's office. You can download a PDF copy of the flyer here.
PROPOSAL TO OPEN A FAMILY RESTAURANT AT 50 EDWIN AVENUE
The Chief Designer of the Metropolis Factory, Marco Pecota, is interested in opening up a family restaurant at the Metropolis Factory location, at 50 Edwin Avenue. I invite you to a community meeting to discuss the proposed plans. Please note that I, City of Toronto Licensing Staff, Marco Pecota, and an AGCO Representative will be present to answer any questions and/or concerns you may have regarding this proposal.
I look forward to hearing from you on this proposal on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: 50 Edwin Ave., Metropolis Factory
Note: If you cannot attend this meeting for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact my office with your questions and/or concerns.
Date: November 5th, 2013
Location: Casa da Madeira,
1621 Dupont St. W.
This community meeting is an opportunity for residents to learn about the development at 299 Campbell Avenue. An important part of this project is the exciting potential to expand the Perth-Dupont Library. This meeting will provide updates on the project and gain important community feedback. Join me and local residents on November 5th as we review this new development and opportunities to expand this community library.
Tuesday, June 25 - 7 p.m.
Perth Avenue Housing Co-Op
120 Perth Avenue (at Bloor)
A presentation by the award-winning architects Brown & Storey outlining a green alternative to the Metrolinx plan to build 16-feet high concrete noise walls through our neighbourhood next year. Q & A to follow. Free, All Welcome. Presented by the Junction Triangle Rail Committee.
Thank you for your interest in French Language Instruction at Perth Ave Public School.
A community information meeting will be held concerning a local French immersion program for students in and around the Junction Triangle area.
DATE: Tuesday April 23, 2013
TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: PERTH AVE P.S. SCHOOL GYMNASIUM
From Ward 18 Councillor Ana Bailao's office.
It's important to note that this meeting is being organized by Ward 18 city councillor Ana Bailao and not Metrolinx. Metrolinx are holding their own meeting on this topic later in the month (February 21).
You can download a PDF copy of this announcement here.
I am holding a public meeting on the issue of the large sound walls, which Metrolinx has determined will be installed next to the West Toronto Railpath in Ward 18.
Our community should be well-informed and able to exert positive influence on Metrolinx decisions that affect us. For these reasons I ask you to join me and members of our community for a presentation and discussion on Thursday, February 7th, 6:30PM at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Cathedral (143 Franklin Ave).
Please review the attached flyer and contact my office if you have any questions or concerns.
I look forward to a strong community turnout for this meeting.
From Ward 18 Councillor Ana Bailao's office. You can download a PDF copy of this announcement here.
The Perth Dupont Community Garden group have proposed to build a cement pad and structural addition onto the garden's tool-shed, with the possibility of adding solar panels and a water feature as well. Details about the project are found in the attached pdf titled "PDCG Shed Project Overview".
I am holding a public meeting along with Parks Staff and members of the community garden organization on Wednesday, February 6th , 6:30PM at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Cathedral (143 Franklin Ave).
The objectives of the meeting are:
- Confirm if there is general public support for the project;
- Identify and address possible challenges;
- Garner greater community support and involvement.
Please review the attached information and join our community in planning these improvements and I hope to see you there.
Metrolinx Georgetown South Project Public Meeting
Metrolinx hosts its first public meeting in the Junction Triangle to provide an update on construction of the Pearson air-rail link and what we can expect in 2013. Got questions about construction plans, electrification, Noise Walls, or other train-related concerns? Metrolinx communications staff will be available to answer questions.
Junction Triangle/West Toronto Diamond
Thursday, February 21 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
110 Franklin Avenue
Community groups to express concern over air rail link barrier walls at weekend meeting
Bloor West Villager by Rahul Gupta
A west-end group concerned about a series of noise barrier walls planned by Metrolinx will hold a summit to discuss the issue this weekend.
Kevin Putnam of the Junction Triangle Rail Committee (JTRC) said his group has invited other community groups for a frank exchange on the controversial walls, which Metrolinx wants erected along the Georgetown South rail corridor.