Item - 2014.ED30.7

Tracking Status

  • This item was considered by Economic Development Committee on April 16, 2014. The Economic Development Committee has referred this item to an official or other body without making a decision. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.

ED30.7 - Open Streets Toronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Referred
Wards:
13 - Parkdale-High Park, 14 - Parkdale-High Park, 18 - Davenport, 19 - Trinity-Spadina, 20 - Trinity-Spadina, 27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale, 28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale, 29 - Toronto-Danforth, 30 - Toronto-Danforth

Committee Decision

The Economic Development Committee referred the item to the City Manager to consult further with appropriate City Divisions, Toronto Police Services, Toronto Public Health Division, Toronto Transit Commission, and key interested and impacted stakeholders.

Origin

(March 31, 2014) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Division

Summary

This report outlines a proposed pilot project event, Open Streets Toronto to take place during the summer of 2014.

 

The report briefly summarizes the history of the event concept, official route being proposed and the consultation process thus far.

 

Comments were solicited from those City of Toronto Divisions/Agencies that would be impacted or required to provide support for the Open Streets Toronto program are included as part of the report.

 

Overall there is general support from City of Toronto Divisions and Agencies for the concept of an Open Streets Toronto however there are also serious concerns as to the current proposed route and the logistics, including Police staffing, surrounding it.

Background Information

(March 31, 2014) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Division on Open Streets Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-68197.pdf
Attachment 1 - Proposed Route Map for Open Streets Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-68198.pdf
Attachment 2 - Toronto Police Service Response to City Staff Information Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-68199.pdf

Communications

(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Iva Jericevic (ED.New.ZD30.7.1)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Jacob Allderdice (ED.New.ED30.7.2)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Richard Vaughan (ED.New.ED30.7.3)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Sonya Allin (ED.New.ED30.7.4)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Alexandra Kuperman (ED.New.ED30.7.5)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Kathleen Mackey (ED.New.ED30.7.6)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Evan Herbert (ED.New.ED30.7.7)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Barbara Leiterman (ED.New.ED30.7.8)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Lynda Young (ED.New.ED30.7.9)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Mark Romeril (ED.New.ED30.7.10)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Patrick Dinnen (ED.New.ED30.7.11)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Adina Kaufman (ED.New.ED30.7.12)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Sheila Miller (ED.New.ED30.7.13)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Grethe Jensen (ED.New.ED30.7.14)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from J. Tosh Weyman (ED.New.ED30.7.15)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Ted Mann (ED.New.ED30.7.16)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Kristen Howe (ED.New.ED30.7.17)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Kristen Howe (ED.New.ED30.7.18)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Janet Joy Wilson (ED.New.ED30.7.19)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Shelley McCabe (ED.New.ED30.7.20)
(April 11, 2014) E-mail from Mary Jo Pollak (ED.New.ED30.7.21)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Blair O'Connor (ED.New.ED30.7.22)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Michael Kurz (ED.New.ED30.7.23)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Moira Hutchinson (ED.New.ED30.7.24)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Kaye Coholan (ED.New.ED30.7.25)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Roger Hutchinson (ED.New.ED30.7.26)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Kieran Heilbron (ED.New.ED30.7.27)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Lisa Schokking (ED.New.ED30.7.28)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Alex Dow (ED.New.ED30.7.29)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Trevor McLeod (ED.New.ED30.7.30)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Ernest Meili (ED.New.ED30.7.31)
(April 12, 2014) E-mail from Gray Taylor (ED.New.ED30.7.32)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Michael Waglay (ED.New.ED30.7.33)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Mary Ann Neary (ED.New.ED30.7.34)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Graham Lavender (ED.New.ED30.7.35)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Meredith james (ED.New.ED30.7.36)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Sheila Jacobs (ED.New.ED30.7.37)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Joan Milway (ED.New.ED30.7.38)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Amanda Lewis (ED.New.ED30.7.39)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Robert Zaichkowski (ED.New.ED30.7.40)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Al Rezoski (ED.New.ED30.7.41)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Dave Steinberg (ED.New.ED30.7.42)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Marcella Jones (ED.New.ED30.7.43)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Christine Gebel (ED.New.ED30.7.44)
(April 13, 2014) E-mail from Lisa Palmer (ED.New.ED30.7.45)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Oriella Reia Stillo (ED.New.ED30.7.46)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Meaghan Orlinski (ED.New.ED30.7.47)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Arun Eapen (ED.New.ED30.7.48)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Robert Windrum (ED.New.ED30.7.49)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Martha Hunter (ED.New.ED30.7.50)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Blair Francey (ED.New.ED30.7.51)
(April 14, 2014) Letter from Hamish Wilson (ED.New.ED30.7.52)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Erinn Meloche (ED.New.ED30.7.53)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from James Davis (ED.New.ED30.7.54)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Peter Low (ED.New.ED30.7.55)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Gary Newman (ED.New.ED30.7.56)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Sherry Olan (ED.New.ED30.7.57)
(April 14, 2014) E-mail from Katrusia Balan (ED.New.ED30.7.58)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Amrita Takhar (ED.New.ED30.7.59)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Alex Korobchevsky (ED.New.ED30.7.60)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Jessica Moore (ED.New.ED30.7.61)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Judy Overton (ED.New.ED30.7.62)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Sam Tassone (ED.New.ED30.7.63)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Emily Peterson (ED.New.ED30.7.64)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Craig Barnes and Family (ED.New.ED30.7.65)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Sasha Gollish (ED.New.ED30.7.66)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Kristin Schwartz, Bike to School Project Co-ordinator, CultureLink Settlement Services (ED.New.ED30.7.67)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/comm/communicationfile-46855.pdf
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Councillor Doucette (ED.New.ED30.7.68)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/comm/communicationfile-46856.pdf
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Anne Fleming (ED.New.ED30.7.69)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Katrina McGuire (ED.New.ED30.7.70)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Ian Tripp (ED.New.ED30.7.71)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Laura Pin (ED.New.ED30.7.72)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Michael Black (ED.New.ED30.7.73)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Mark Garner, Executive Director and CSO, Downtown Yonge BIA (ED.New.ED30.7.74)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/comm/communicationfile-46876.pdf
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Donna Eng (ED.New.ED30.7.75)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Paul Young (ED.New.ED30.7.76)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Michael Eddenden (ED.New.ED30.7.77)
(April 15, 2014) E-mail from Louisa Mursell and Michael McCreesh (ED.New.ED30.7.78)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/comm/communicationfile-46884.pdf
(April 15, 2014) Letter from Faye Lyons, Government and Stakeholder Relations, CAA South Central Ontario (ED.New.ED30.7.79)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/comm/communicationfile-46886.pdf
(April 16, 2014) E-mail from Kevin McLaughlin (ED.New.ED30.7.80)
(April 16, 2014) Submission from Gil Penalosa (ED.New.ED30.7.81)

Speakers

Chris Drew, Board Member, Wellesley Neighbourhood Association
Hamish Wilson
Alyssa Bird, 8-80 Cities
Gil Penalosa, 8-80 Cities (Submission Filed)
Dyan Marie, Bloordale BIA and BIG
Ken Greenberg
Aurelia Dalinda, Project Manager, Evergreen
Alan Brookes, Race Director, Canada Running Series
Bonnie Taylor, Festival Director, Buskerfest
Heather Kelly, Director, Marketing, Performing Arts, The Royal Conservatory
Connie Langille, Church Wellesley Neighbourhood Association
Denise Pinto, Global Director, Janes Walk
Michael Black, Walk Toronto
Michael Cavannaugh, Community Matters Toronto
Matt Browning, ARUP Canada Inc.
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam
Councillor Peter Leon

Motions

Motion to Set Committee Rule moved by Councillor Raymond Cho (Carried)
That public presentations and speakers be limited to 3 minutes for this item.

Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That the Economic Development Committee refer the item to the City Manager to consult further with appropriate City Divisions, Toronto Police Services, Toronto Public Health, Toronto Transit Commission, and key interested and impacted stakeholders.

Vote (Refer Item) Apr-16-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 5 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Chin Lee, Michael Thompson (Chair)
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho

7a - Open Streets Toronto - Supplementary Report to ED30.7

Origin

(April 15, 2014) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Division

Summary

This report provides additional information regarding Open Streets Toronto, a pilot project event proposed to take place during the summer of 2014.

 

As noted in the March 31, 2014 Open Streets Toronto Report, City of Toronto Divisions and Agencies that would be impacted or required to provide support for an Open Streets Toronto program provided comment on the proposed event.

 

Additional information and comments from City of Toronto Divisions and Agencies that would be impacted by the proposed Open Streets Toronto route has been provided.

Background Information

(April 15, 2014) Supplementary Report to ED30.7 from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture Division - Open Streets Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-68497.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council