What Has Happened?
The Province of Ontario is building a modern, more reliable and seamless transit network in the Greater Toronto Area with the GO rail expansion program as well as the largest subway expansion in Canadian history – including the brand-new 15.6-kilometre Ontario Line.
As part of this plan, the Province is taking a bold new approach to city building and leading the province’s first Transit Oriented Communities Program (TOC). This approach will bring more jobs and housing closer to transit – increasing ridership, reducing congestion, and stimulating economic growth.
The Province and City have been working together (through a Memorandum of Understanding) to create a provincially-led, expedited process for review of TOC proposals that will enable delivery of TOCs while ensuring commitments for transit service delivery are met. Consultations with the community are a critical element of this TOC process.
What’s Happening Now?
As committed in April 2021 when the East Harbour TOC was announced, the East Harbour “Mixed-Use Master Plan” is the first proposed TOC development brought to life under the program and review process. The Mixed-Use Master Plan is now being made available to the public for review and comment by the Province and its TOC partner... Read more...