Civic Engagement


GTHA residents talk transit with Premier Kathleen Wynne in Virtual Town Hall

Posted on May 12th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Move the GTHA invited Ontario Leaders to participate in a transportation discussion with residents. On April 22, GTHA residents asked live questions about transportation funding with Premier Wynne.

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Move the GTHA Virtual Town Hall draws over 13,000 participants

Posted on February 19th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Featured. No Comments

This is the opportunity of a generation, to make a big difference in the quality of life for people: John Tory

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It’s Time to Move on Gridlock: Survey participants weigh in on their commute

Posted on January 22nd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Featured. No Comments

Survey: 52 percent of drivers would use transit more often with more options and frequent service.

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Feeling Congested: phase two of public consultation underway

Posted on July 2nd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. 1 Comment

The City of Toronto’s “Feeling Congested” has launched its second phase of public consultation called “Making Sounds Decisions.” The program launched this round with the Feeling Congested toolkit, public meetings including “meetings-on-the-move”

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It’s Time to Move on Gridlock

Posted on June 11th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Featured. No Comments

An open letter to elected officials across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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Feeling Congested Consultation Seeking Volunteers

Posted on June 3rd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

The City of Toronto is implementing Phase Two of the Feeling Congested? – Toronto Talks
Transportation consultation, and they are looking for volunteers.

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Metrolinx Gets It Right With New Investment Strategy

Posted on June 3rd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

John Brodhead, the new Executive Director of Evergreen CityWorks, shares his insights on the Metrolinx Investment Strategy.

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Big Moment for Walking and Cycling

Posted on May 27th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Nancy Smith Lea, director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, and Eleanor McMahon, Founder & CEO of Share the Road Cycling Coalition, reflect on The Big Move and its implications for active transportation.

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CivicAction Our Region, Our Move: Accelerating investment in our regional transportation network

Posted on May 17th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Reports & Studies. No Comments

The Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance has released a report on findings from the April “Our Region, Our Move” Forum.

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CivicAction Calls for Political Leadership

Posted on May 2nd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. 1 Comment

CivicAction Chair John Tory has called on regional and provincial politicians to help accelerate transportation investment. Read the full speech.

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Giving the Big Move a Big Push

Posted on April 30th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Mary Pickering from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund reflects on the CivicAction Forum and reaching beyond the “inner circle” of transit advocates to bring the voting public on board.

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The Transit Alliance: Unlock Gridlock

Posted on April 30th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

The Toronto Transit Alliance’s Unlock Gridlock: The 1% Solution campaign advocates for a region-wide one percent dedicated retail sales tax to fund transit expansion in the GTHA.

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Stop the Zombie Madness

Posted on April 26th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Is your commute turning you into a zombie? A new video by the Pembina Institute shows the effects of our region’s “gridlockolypse.”

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Toronto Talks Transportation: Feeling Congested Consultation Results

Posted on April 23rd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Reports & Studies. No Comments

The Feeling Congested public consultations have produced a report that lists seven potential revenue tools for City Council to recommend to Metrolinx as a way to fund transit expansion in the region.

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What Would You Do For 32?

Posted on April 19th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Featured. No Comments

Visit Your32.com to show your support for better transportation and demand action from your elected officials.

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The Big Race: A Student Web Series on Transit in the GTHA

Posted on April 16th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Students have joined the transportation conversation and voiced their support for investment in The Big Move through a new web series.

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Transit Advocate Workshops

Posted on April 9th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

The Toronto Environmental Alliance is recruiting future Transit Advocates to participate in workshops this May – sign up today!

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Summerhill Impact: Shuttle Challenge

Posted on April 8th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Always wondered what your commute is really costing you? Shuttle proves it’s easy to reduce your impact and save money.

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Case Study: Move LA

Posted on April 5th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Lessons for the GTHA. No Comments

Case Study profiling “Move LA” and the successful 2008 campaign for transit funding, from Northeastern University’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.

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Metrolinx Unveils Shortlist of Revenue Tools for The Big Move

Posted on April 2nd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Reports & Studies. 1 Comment

Metrolinx has announced a shortlist of 11 possible investment tools to fund The Big Move.

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It’s Time to Move our Transportation

Posted on March 26th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Lessons for the GTHA. No Comments

A reflection on the current state of the GTHA’s transportation conversation. Our situation is not unique, but civic engagement is required to move our region forward.

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Let’s Break the Gridlock

Posted on March 26th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion, Reports & Studies. 1 Comment

New revenue tools will only happen with public support. Play your part to get traffic moving.

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Transport Futures

Posted on March 22nd, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Founded in 2008, Transport Futures facilitates an on-going dialogue on mobility pricing as a key demand management and infrastructure funding measure.

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Working Together to Move the GTHA

Posted on March 1st, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Mary Pickering, Vice-President of Programs and Partnerships at Toronto Atmospheric Fund, discusses civic engagement and collaboration as a means to solving our region’s transportation issues.

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What Would You Do With 32?

Posted on February 28th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Getting. Around. Town. Can. Take. An. Eternity. But it doesn’t have to. Learn more about CivicAction’s “your32” campaign.

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Positive Engagement the First Step in Creating Sustainable Transportation

Posted on February 8th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Adam Giambrone, former chair of the TTC, reflects on the importance of civic engagement for moving our region forward.

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Feeling Congested? Have your Say Now.

Posted on February 8th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

The City of Toronto has a public consultation underway regarding funding transportation improvement in the region.

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Join the Big Conversation

Posted on February 8th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Discussion. No Comments

Big Move. Big Conversation. Metrolinx has plans to transform our region’s transportation system and they want to hear from you.

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