Toronto: Ctiy of Future Mobility

Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA. It has placed a focus on mobility for all of its future developments. It’s future forward mobility design is focused on 5 things: 1.) complete streets, 2.) Walking, 3.) Cycling, 4.) Public Transit, 5.) Motor vehicles. Regarding completed streets they will undertake a Street Typology Study for key Downtown streets to identify street types and modal priorities. For walking they will, undertake Downtown-focused pedestrian safety improvements as part of the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan. For cycling, they will continue implementing initiatives already planned as part of the 10-Year Cycling Network Plan. For public transit, they review lessons-learned from King Street Transit Pilot, undertake a Downtown Transit Area Study to develop a longterm vision and plan for surface transit improvements needed to accommodate growth within and near the Downtown to improve transit reliability, reduce transit travel times, and increase transit ridership. For motor vehicles Implement the Curbside Management Strategy and promote off-peak delivery using alternative delivery methods such as bicycles and smaller delivery vehicles within the Downtown.

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