Since the last public information centre in November / December 2016, the project team has developed preliminary recommendations for Niagara Region's transportation system.
Attend an upcoming public information centre and find out how the transportation system is being improved and what benefits there are to the networks (walking, cycling, transit, roads), economic efficiency and the overall transportation experience.
All public information centres are 5:30 to 8 p.m. with a presentation starting at 6:30 p.m.
|Welland||Tuesday, Feb. 21||Civic Square, Community Room
60 Main St. East
|St. Catharines||Wednesday, Feb. 22||Kiwanis Aquatic Centre, Irene Locke Program Room
425 Carlton St.
|Grimsby||Wednesday, March 1||Town Hall, Council Chambers
160 Livingston Ave.
|Niagara Falls||Thursday, March 2||Gale Centre, Memorial Room
5152 Thorold Stone Rd.
Public Information Centre #1 - Summary - Dec. 7, 2015
Summary: Shaping the Transportation Vision in Niagara - April 15, 2016
As part of the Niagara Region Transportation Master Plan study, an online survey was conducted in March 2016. The purpose of this survey was to gauge public opinion on the overall transportation vision for Niagara Region, and obtain input on the transportation priorities and strategies.
Understanding the public's priorities early in the development of the Transportation Master Plan will ensure that the outcomes and recommendations reflect the needs of the community and that the plan is a truly made-in-Niagara solution. This report presents the results of the data collected in the survey.
The report describes the methodology of the online survey and provides a summary of results, including the:
There were 3,118 visitors to the survey, of which 2,150 provided data.
Respondents indicated that their top priorities are:
The top strategies selected were:
Respondents marked over 2,550 transportation problems and opportunities, of which 33 per cent focused on transit, 25 per cent on driving, and 23 per cent on walking and cycling.
Online Consultation Survey #1 - Comments - May 3, 2016
Through the online engagement survey, users had the opportunity to provide comments. This report summarizes the comments received through the survey.
The report includes a categorization of comments received relating to transportation priorities, potential strategies and problems / opportunities. Included amongst the comment analysis are representative comments quoted directly. The appendices list all the comments received through the online survey.
A total of 3,791 comments by over 1110 respondents were received through the online survey. Survey respondents indicated that their top priorities are:
Of the 2,500+ comments received regarding problems and opportunities, 33 per cent focused on transit, 25 per cent on driving, and 23 per cent on walking and cycling: