Showing posts from December, 2013

Help keep the buses off Albert St.: ACTION NEEDED

As you may know, the city is planning on using Albert St. as a replacement for the Transitway for the duration of LRT construction. This plan will see Albert St. widened to have as many as 7 lanes to allow hundreds of buses an hour move through our neighbourhood. All this behind our homes, alongside narrow and decrepit sidewalks with no efforts to mitigate noise or emissions. Our Hintonburg friends have a very good break down with the documents the city didn't want you to see.  You can read them all here .  I've posted a flyer below that outlines how you can take action to change this plan. This diversion will have devastating effects on the health, safety and liveability of our neighbourhood. There are obvious alternatives (the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, Carling, and the Queensway). The plans for the Transitway diversion show what little regard the City bureaucracy has for our neighbourhood. They were developed in secret with no consultation with the community. Ot