You are invited to attend the first public meeting for Project: Under Gardiner and the related Municipal Class Environmental Assessment. This public meeting on Thursday April 7th will tell you more about the project and its objectives. A series of early designs will be presented for public comment and feedback.
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto are developing 4 hectares (10 acres) of new public space on underused land under the Gardiner Expressway. The space will connect seven neighbourhoods with a new 1.75-kilometre multi-use trail and spaces for cultural programming between west of Strachan Avenue and Spadina Avenue.
How to Participate
You can attend the upcoming public meeting. The presentation and display boards will also be made available online for viewing and public comment the week of April 11, 2016. Subscribe to the mailing list to receive updates on when and where these materials will be available: www.undergardiner.com/connect.html
The Environmental Assessment
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have initiated a Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to study the municipal infrastructure required for a new pedestrian crossing at Fort York Boulevard, a component of the larger project. The study will follow the requirements of Phase 1 through Phase 5 of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment to examine the need for the infrastructure and evaluate alternative solutions and alternative design concepts.
Public Meeting Details
Date: Thursday April 7, 2016
Time: Open House at 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.; Presentation from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Harbourfront Community Centre Gymnasium, 627 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5V 3G3 The nearest major intersection is Queens Quay West and Bathurst Street.
Map: Click here.
Transit: Take the 511 Bathurst streetcar south to Fleet Street. Walk south to Queens Quay and east to the main entrance of the community centre. OR: take the 509 Harbourfront streetcar from Union Station to Queens Quay West at Dan Leckie Way West Side. Cross to the south side of Queens Quay and then walk west to the main entrance of the community centre. Please use the TTC trip planner for additional options.
Accessibility: Barrier-free access to the community centre is through the main entrance at the northwest corner of the building.
To learn more about the project visit:
For more information, contact:
Christopher McKinnon, Waterfront Toronto
20 Bay Street, Suite 1310, Toronto, ON M5J 2N8
Tel: 416-214-1344 ext.219 Fax: 416-214-4591
Email: [email protected]