Last week, the Ontario Growth Secretariat (OGS) wrapped up the last of the four public consultation meetings on a set of proposed Performance Indicators that will be used to assess the effectiveness of the Growth Plan for the Greater Horseshoe. The Secretariat is seeking feedback on the breadth, relevance and value of these indicators and the sources of data used to measure them.
If you’ve ever wanted to visualize how the Greater Toronto Region is going to develop in the coming decades, look no further than the Neptis Geoweb.
The debate over elevated light rail emerged in the pages of the Toronto Star and Metro News yesterday under two headlines, one stating that while elevated transit was higher and faster, it wasn’t smarter and a second which noted Toronto shuns elevated transit, cites gloom under Gardiner.
The article drove home the point that conflicts often arise between the competing visions of urban planners /architects and transit planners.
The Neptis Foundation in collaboration with the Canadian Urban Institute presents the key findings of the first independent review of the Growth Plan: Implementing the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe: Has the strategic regional vision been compromised? as a part of the 2014 +PLACE MAKERS series.
Below is a letter submitted to the Editor of Now Magazine regarding the article “In Pickering, another (bigger) airport battle is reprised” in which Marcy Burchfield, Executive Director of the Neptis Foundation clarifies the context of her statements and requests a correction.
Martha Shuttleworth, president and founder of the Neptis Foundation, is pleased to announce that Marcy L. Burchfield has been appointed as the Foundation’s new Executive Director, effective January 21, 2014.