Performance measures for low emissions transportation & mobility.
Reduce single occupancy auto vehicle trips generated by the proposed development by 25% through a variety of multimodal infrastructure strategies and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) measures. 1
Residential and Non-residential Uses:
Parking spaces must be equipped with an energized outlet, which is clearly marked and identified for electric vehicle charging, in accordance with Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
A) all residential parking spaces provided for dwelling units located in an apartment building, mixed use building, multiple dwelling unit building, excluding visitor parking spaces, must include an energized outlet capable of providing Level 2 charging or higher to the parking space; and,
B) in cases other than those set out in (A) above, 25 percent of the residential and non-residential parking spaces in a building must include an energized outlet capable of providing Level 2 charging or higher.
Note: The requirements for AQ 1.2 may be implemented using any of the following strategies: dedicated electrical outlet, receptacle or EVSE supplied by a separate branch circuit or using Electric Vehicle Energy Management Systems (EVEMS) load sharing technologies, which allow multiple vehicles to charge on the same circuit reducing both power requirements and installation costs.
|Circuit Breaker Size||Maximum number of EVs (by mean daily weekday VKT)|
Provide bicycle parking spaces in accordance with Chapter 230 of Zoning By-law 569-2013. 1
Long-term bicycle parking must be provided in a secure controlled-access bicycle parking facility or purpose-built bicycle locker on the first or second storey of the building or on levels below ground commencing with the first level below ground. 2,3,4
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. 2,3,4
Residential: At least 15% of the required long-term bicycle parking spaces, or one parking space, whichever is greater, shall include an Energized Outlet (120 V) adjacent to the bicycle rack or parking space. 5
Provide shower and change facilities consistent with the rate identified in Chapter 230 of the City-wide Zoning By-law. 1
(Refer to Specifications & Resources 6)
For all uses within 500m of transit station entrance, provide at least 10 additional publicly accessible, short-term bicycle parking spaces, at-grade on the site or within the public boulevard in addition to bicycle parking required under AQ 2.1.
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