News update: In October 2023, the City’s Phase 2 Survey and public Open House consultations presented and discussed options for near term interventions and we expect that a final report outlining the recommendations of this study will be considered by City Council in the new year. Review the changes being proposed by the City.
In a significant development last month, the City of Toronto unveiled new designs for Avenue Road at an open house event, signalling progress in addressing the long-standing issues. The designs aim to transform Avenue Road into a more pedestrian-friendly, people-friendly environment, prioritizing safety, comfort and connectivity.
Avenue Road, a prominent thoroughfare in midtown Toronto, has long been a source of concern for local residents and community associations. The six-lane stretch, particularly south of St. Clair Avenue, has raised ongoing alarms due to safety issues for vulnerable road users. It has seen multiple accidents over the years, leading to calls for substantial improvements and changes.
Finally, a plan for Avenue Road, Yorkville Post, Vol. 5, Issue 9 – November, 2023 (see page 11)