Jack Layton Ferry Terminal Public Meeting


A public meeting has been announced to provide feedback on the master plan for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park.

Waterfront Toronto launched an innovative design competition in partnership with the City of Toronto in November 2014. In addition to a master plan, the scope of work for this competition included a phasing plan which would allow City agencies to develop appropriate strategies for funding the work.

This upcoming public meeting will be to provide an update on the refined master plan and an overview of the phased approach to delivering this master plan, focusing on the proposed phase 1 design. 

The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park occupy prime waterfront space at the end of two of Toronto’s most important streets: Bay Street and Yonge Street. This site has the potential to be a signature public space: more functional, more accessible, more beautiful, and more connected to Toronto’s downtown, both physically and visually. This new master plan will deliver an iconic Ferry Terminal with a more efficient queuing area connected to an enhanced Harbour Square Park. The site will promote continuous waterfront access and will provide universal access for people of all ages and abilities.

Your participation and ideas are important and will help shape the future of the Ferry Terminal site. The public meeting details are as follows:

Public Meeting Details

Date: Tuesday January 26, 2016
Time: Presentation and Facilitated Discussions 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 at Brigantine Room at Harbourfront Centre (major intersection is Queens Quay West and Lower Simcoe Street)
Map: Click here.
Transit: Closest TTC subway station is Union Station. Take the 509 Harbourfront streetcar or the 510 Spadina streetcar to Harbourfront Centre. Walk west on the south side of Queens Quay to Harbourfront Centre at Lower Simcoe Street. Please use the TTC trip planner for additional options.
Parking: Paid parking is available underground at Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West) and above-ground one block west on Queens Quay West at Rees Street.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessibility is at the main entrance. 

To learn more about the project visit: 

For more information, or to be added to the project mailing list, contact: 
Mira Shenker, Waterfront Toronto
20 Bay Street, Suite 1310, Toronto, ON M5J 2N8
Tel: 416-214-1344 ext.264 Fax: 416-214-4591
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.waterfrontoronto.ca

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