The opinions and input of all street users, local property representatives and stakeholders play an important role in forming yongeTOmorrow’s recommendations. We want to hear from you!
Consultation activity to date includes:
The City hosted the second of three yongeTOmorrow public events on November 21, 2019, to receive public feedback on a short list of alternatives with a preliminary preferred alternative identified. The event was attended by 173 people.
The City hosted the first of three yongeTOmorrow public events on May 9, 2019, to introduce the study and provide a long list of alternatives for consideration and comment.
Thanks to all who attended the launch at Yonge-Dundas Square on May 3, 2019, with a performance by Unity Break Dancers and speakers, including Donald Corbiere from the City’s Indigenous Affairs Office, local Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and Barbara Gray, the General Manager of Transportation Services.
Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) members were invited by the City to represent local community associations, institutions and businesses with a diversity of opinions, perspectives and interests.
The SAG provides a multi-stakeholder forum for identifying issues, approaches, concepts and alternatives.
Members will meet six times during the Environmental Assessment (EA) process and are given the opportunity to review design options for Yonge Street with City of Toronto staff.
The project team met with the SAG on July 9, 2020, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. virtually using WebEx to provide a project update in light of recent events and to hear from participants about the effects of COVID-19 pandemic (i.e. physical distancing requirements, economic support & recovery) and other ongoing events and conversations (i.e. race & equity, crime prevention & policing, mental & physical health needs).
The project team met with the SAG on February 25, 2020, to report on the study progress and present and receive feedback to inform refinements to the Emerging Preferred Alternative Design Concept.
The project team met with the SAG on September 24, 2019, to receive feedback on the application of street design options (short-list) to different blocks of Yonge Street and the preliminary preferred alternative.
The project team met with the SAG on July 18, 2019, to receive feedback on the evaluation criteria and recommendations of a short list of alternatives.
The project team met with the SAG on April 1, 2019, to report on study progress, present draft long list of alternatives and provide opportunities for questions and feedback.
The project team met with the SAG on July 30, 2018, to introduce the study, provide an update and receive initial stakeholder feedback.
Read the SAG Meeting #1 Feedback Summary
The project team met with property/business owners and managers on January 14, 2020, to receive feedback on the short list of alternatives, including the preliminary preferred alternative for the yongeTOmorrow study.