Category Archives for "Highways and Bridges"

Dec 15

Alternate Routes for 407 East Freeway Extension

By TAO-admin | Highways and Bridges , Major Reports


Transport Action Ontario has publically released a report submitted on 15 December 2010 to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) on alternative routes for the proposed 407 East Freeway extension.  This project is undergoing a federal comprehensive environmental assessment.  The work summarized in the report was based on travel modeling carried out with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation`s (MTO) updated GTHA travel model.


The report is available in the following links:

Aug 12

Comments on GTA-West Transportation Corridor, August, 2010

By TAO-admin | Highways and Bridges


In August, 2010,  comments were submitted to the project team on this corridor.  These were in follow up to the comments submitted by Transport Action Ontario (TAO) in 2009.

Due to the summer season and the pressures of time, it was not possible to obtain a formal review and approval of these comments by the  TAO board of directors.  Therefore the comments were personal ones submitted by Peter Miasek as an individual.  However, it is believed that they do reflect the collective opinion of TAO.


The comments can be viewed here:  GTA-west 2010-08-14



Apr 13

Comments on GTA-West Transportation Corridor, April, 2009

By TAO-admin | Highways and Bridges



The GTA-West transportation corridor is identified in the 2006 Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe as a new planned corridor between Northern Vaughan and Guelph.    The Environmental Assessment Study was initiated in 2007.


In April, 2009, Transport Action Ontario (known at the time as Transport 2000 Ontario), and SHIFT,  an alliance of organizations working to redirect funds towards from sustainable transportation infrastructure, submitted comments to the project team.


The comments can be viewed here:   GTA-West-2009-04-13