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Class Environmental Assessment Study

Master Plan Update: Multi-Modal Active Transportation

The City has initiated an update to the Multi-Modal Active Transportation Master Plan (MMATMP) to assess future transportation needs to support growth to the 2041 horizon year based on the Provincial Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

Status: The Notice of Study Commencement was published in August and September of 2017.  A Public Information Centre (PIC) has been scheduled for November 13, 2018 – See attached notice.  The City will be collecting comments sheet which will be available at the PIC (Comment Sheet).

Consultant:  The City has retained the consulting firm WSP to complete this study.

Study Level: Municipal Class EA – Master Planning Process, Approach #2

Purpose: The Multi-Modal Active Transportation Master Plan will:

  • Review existing conditions;
  • Identify transportation improvements, including road widenings and active transportation/transit improvements, to accommodate growth;
  • Identify, assess alternatives based on modal split and identify a preferred alternative solution; and
  • Develop a long-range implementation plan to 2041.

The study area encompasses all of Barrie.

Scope: The MMATMP Update is being conducted in accordance with Approach #2 of the Master Plan process as prescribed in the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) document for municipal road projects.  The Master Plan Update will address Phases 1 and 2 of the five-phase Municipal Class EA Process.

Key Considerations: Developing plans to increase active transportation and transit use, improve options to keep Barrie moving during planned growth, and developing comprehensive, environmentally sound solutions.

Previous Master Plan: The previous Master Plan documents can be found here

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