Reduce single occupancy auto vehicle trips generated by the proposed development by 15 per cent through a variety of multimodal infrastructure strategies and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) measures.¹
If providing more than the minimum parking required under the Zoning By-law, the excess spaces must be dedicated priority parking spaces for low-emitting vehicles (LEV), carpooling/ridesharing or for publicly accessible spaces dedicated to shared vehicle systems such as carsharing, ridesharing, or micro mobility systems. 2,3,4
Design the building to provide 20 per cent of the parking spaces with electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). The remaining parking spaces must be designed to permit future EVSE installation.5,6,7,8,9,10
Reduce single occupancy vehicle trips generated by proposed development by 30 per cent through a variety of multimodal infrastructure strategies and Travel Demand Management (TDM) measures.
Design the buildings to provide 25 per cent of the parking spaces with electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE). The remaining parking spaces must be designed to permit future EVSE installation.5,6,7,8,9,10
Bicycle Zone 1: (one per unit) Provide a minimum of 0.9 long-term bicycle parking spaces and 0.1 short-term bicycle parking spaces per dwelling unit.
Bicycle Zone 2: (0.75 per unit) Provide a minimum of 0.68 long-term bicycle parking spaces and 0.07 short-term bicycle parking spaces per dwelling unit.
All other uses: 1,2,3,4
Bicycle Zone 1 and Bicycle Zone 2: Provide long-term and short-term bicycle parking spaces consistent with the non-residential bicycle parking rates identified in Chapter 230 of the City-wide Zoning By-law.
Long-term bicycle parking must be provided in a secure controlled-access bicycle parking facility or purpose-built bicycle locker:
(i) on the first storey of the building;
(ii) on the second storey of the building;
(iii) on levels of the building below-ground commencing with the first level below ground.5,6
Locate short-term bicycle parking in a highly visible and publicly accessible location at-grade or on the first parking level of the building below grade.7
Provide shower and change facilities consistent with the rate identified in Chapter 230 of the City-wide Zoning By-law. 1
Bicycle Zone 1: (1.2 per unit) Provide a minimum of 1.08 long-term and 0.12 short-term bicycle parking spaces per dwelling unit.
Bicycle Zone 2: (one per unit) Provide a minimum of 0.9 long-term and 0.1 short-term bicycle parking spaces per dwelling unit.
For all uses within 500m of transit station entrance, provide at least 10 publicly accessible, short-term bicycle parking spaces, at-grade on the site or within the public boulevard in addition to parking required under AQ 2.1. Bicycle parking must be weather protected except where located in the public boulevard. 8
Provide a publicly accessible Bicycle Shelter at-grade along the site frontage. 9, 10
Provide a public bike share location at-grade on the site or within the public boulevard. 11
Provide safe, direct, universally accessible pedestrian routes, including crosswalks and midblock crossings that connect the buildings on-site to the off-site pedestrian network and priority destinations.1
Provide a context-sensitive pedestrian clearway that is a minimum of 2.1m wide, to safely and comfortably accommodate pedestrian flow.2,3
Provide covered outdoor waiting areas for pedestrian comfort and protection from inclement weather.4
Provide pedestrian-scale lighting that is evenly spaced, continuous and directed onto sidewalks, pathways, entrances, outdoor waiting areas and public spaces.5
Use a combination of the following strategies to treat at least 50 per cent of the site’s non-roof hardscape (including driveways, walkways, courtyards, surface parking areas, artificial turf and other on-site hard surfaces):1,2,3 4
Select one or a combination of the above strategies
Place a minimum of 75 per cent of required parking spaces under cover. Any roof used to shade or cover parking must have a three-year aged SRI of at least 29 or be a green roof or be covered by energy generation systems. 5
Buildings, where the Green Roof By-law is applied, install a Green Roof to meet the requirements of the Green Roof By-law.6,8
Where the Green Roof By-law does not apply, provide one of the following:7,10
Use any combination of the strategies in AQ 4.1 to treat at least 75 per cent of the site’s non-roof hardscape (including driveways, walkways, courtyards, parking areas, artificial turf and other on-site hard surfaces).9