GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon – Road Closures

Posted on April 28, 2014

Please be advised that the Annual GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon will run through your neighbourhood on Sunday, May 4th, 2014.
The event benefits many local charities including The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and Sick Kids. They hope to surpass $1.2 million in raised funds this year.

Hwy. 401 – Ramps at Yonge St. S/B will open by 10:00 am.
Bloor St. – open for uninterrupted East/West traffic.
Police will be at major intersections to direct traffic. Expect some delays.

Detailed road closure information is available at torontomarathon.com

ROAD CLOSURES: Sunday, May 4th Race Starts at 7:30 AM

Beecroft Rd. Elmhurst Ave. to Horsham Ave. (5:30 am to 9:00 am) N/B lane open for condo access.
Ellerslie Ave. Beecroft Rd. to Yonge St. (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
Churchill Ave. Beecroft Rd. to Yonge St. (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
North York Blvd. Beecroft Rd. to Yonge St. (5:30 am to 9:00 am)
Park Home Ave. Beecroft Rd. to Yonge St. (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
Yonge St. Horsham Ave. to Hwy 401 – S/B only (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
Hwy 401/Yonge St. – S/B ramps (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
Yonge St. Hwy 401 to York Mills Rd. S/B only (7:00 am to 9:00 am)
Yonge St. York Mills Rd. to Eglinton Ave. S/B only (7:00 am to 10:00 am)
Yonge St. Eglinton Ave. to Chaplin Cres. S/B only (7:30 am to 10:30 am)
Yonge St. Chaplin Cres. to Aylmer Rd. (8:30 am to 10:30 am) (½ Marathon Only)
Chaplin Cres. Yonge St. to Oriole Pkwy. W/B only (7:30 am to 10:00 am)
Oriole Pkwy. Chaplin Cres. to Lonsdale Rd. S/B only (7:30 am to 10:00 am)
Lonsdale Rd. Avenue Rd. to Spadina Rd. W/B only (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Forest Hill Rd. Lonsdale Rd to Kilbarry Rd. N/B only (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Kilbarry Rd. Forest Hill Rd. to Warren Rd. W/B on S/S (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Warren Rd. Kilbarry Rd. to Lonsdale Rd. S/B (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Spadina Rd. Lonsdale Rd. to St. Clair Ave. West S/B only (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Spadina Rd. St. Clair Ave. West to Austin Terrace (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Austin Terrace Spadina Rd. to Walmer Rd. 8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Walmer Rd./Kendal Ave. Austin Terrace to MacPherson Ave. (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
MacPherson Ave. Kendal Ave. to Davenport Rd. (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Davenport Rd. MacPherson Ave. to Belmont St. (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Belmont St. Davenport Rd. to Yonge St. (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Aylmer Ave. Yonge St. to Rosedale Valley Rd. (8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Rosedale Valley Rd. Aylmer Rd. to Bayview Ave. (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
Bayview Ave. Rosedale Valley Rd. to Lower River St. (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
Lower River St. Bayview Ave.to King St. East (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
King St. East River St. to Sumach St. S/S only (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
Sumach St. King St. East to Eastern Ave. (8:00 am to 11:30 am)
Eastern Ave. Sumach St. to Front St. East (8:00 am to 11:30 am)
Front St. East Eastern Ave. to Wellington St. East (8:00 am to 11:30 am)
Wellington St. East/West Front St. East to John St. (8:00 am to 11:30 am)
John St. Wellington St. West to Front St. West (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Front St. West John St. to Bathurst St. (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Bathurst St. Front St. West to Fort York Blvd. (8:00 am to 12:30 pm)
Fort York Blvd. Bathurst St. to Lake Shore Blvd. West (8:00 am to 12:30 pm)
Marine Parade Dr. Humber Bay Park East to Waterfront Dr. (8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Waterfront Dr. Marine Parade Dr. to Palace Pier Ct. (8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Lake Shore Blvd. West E/B curb lane from just east of the Humber River to Ontario Place Blvd. (8:30 am to 3:00 pm) Access to roads on the south side will be permitted when safe to do so.

Public Consultation on Weather Emergencies

Posted on April 28, 2014

On April 1, 2 and 3, 2014, City Council adopted the report December 2013 Extreme Winter Storm Event – Provincial Funding Request and Structure of Comprehensive Reviews, outlining the public consultation process to seek feedback from residents on the City’s response to the December 2013 ice storm.

The City Manager’s Office is holding public consultations May 9– 30, 2014 on weather emergencies as outlined in my recent reports to Council.

The City is looking for public input on our response to the July 2013 flood and December 2013 ice storm, and how the City can support its residents in future weather emergencies.

Public sessions are scheduled in each Community Council area. All sessions are from 6-9 p.m. Venues are accessible and ASL interpretation will be provided.

Event Dates and Locations:

Monday May 12 Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive

Tuesday May 13 City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen Street West

Wednesday May 14 North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street

Thursday May 15 Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall

Program:

6 p.m. Open House starts with displays and emergency preparedness information

7 p.m. Formal staff presentation, questions and remarks from the public, followed by group discussions

A public website with background information, reports, and details on how the public can share their input will go live April 24: www.toronto.ca/weatherprooftoronto. The website will include an online feedback form which will be available for three weeks from May 9 to May 30, 2014. 

JBIA Streetscape Master Plan Public Consultation Notice – May 1st, 2014

Posted on April 25, 2014

Public consultation meeting regarding the Junction BIA Streetscape Master Plan

May 1st at 7PM

West Toronto Baptist Church ( 3049 Dundas St. West)

 

Junction BIA master plan public consultation poster May 1, 2014_1

JBIA Streetscape Master Plan Public Consultation Notice – May 1st, 2014

Posted on April 25, 2014

Public consultation meeting regarding the Junction BIA Streetscape Master Plan

May 1st at 7PM

West Toronto Baptist Church ( 3049 Dundas St. West)

 

Junction BIA master plan public consultation poster May 1, 2014_1

City of Toronto Street Sign Auction – Begins April 28th

Posted on April 24, 2014

Starting Monday, April 28th, the City of Toronto decommissioned Street Signs will be sold here on this website via Online Auction.

  • Initially 100 signs will be posted for auction.
  • Each week an additional number of signs (approx. 20) will be added.
  • Each sign will be posted for 60 days.
  • A countdown timer will display the ending date and time for each sign.
  • Over the next 12+ months, there will be over 1000 signs made available for auction.

We do not have a list of incoming signs so check the site on a regular basis for available street names.

·         The minimum opening bid is $30

  • Bidding will continue in increments of $5
  • Each sign will be sold to the highest bidder after 60 days

You will need to register on the site in order to bid (free registration)

Successful bidders can have their sign(s) shipped via Canada Post (shipping cost extra) or picked up in person at our auction facility (Platinum Liquidations Inc. 1001 Petrolia Road, Toronto) no extra cost.

  • Optional mounting and display hardware will be available at an additional charge.

High Park Stewards: Native Plant Nursery Cleanup April 27th, 2014

Posted on April 23, 2014

High Park Native Plant Nursery Cleanup
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Grenadier Restaurant, 200 Parkside Drive, Toronto, ON

We had an excellent turnout for our last session in the High Park
Nursery. This time we will clean up and uncover plants in our
restoration sites. These include the Boulevard Beds, the Tablelands, the
Sculpture Garden and the All-Star sites. We will also monitor which
native plants are coming up, and look for invasive species in the area
that will need removal.

Meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant, and we will direct you to
our work site. All tools will be provided.

For more information:
http://www.highparknature.org/wiki/wiki.php?n=VolunteerOpportunities.VolunteerStewardship

Dundas West Station – streetcar overhead power-line upgrades – April 26th and 27th

Posted on April 23, 2014

The notice will be distributed this week to the area surrounding the Dundas West Station.

Also attached is a copy of our Customer Information Pole Card outlining the service changes during this weekend work at the station. The pole card will be posted on transit stops along the affected streetcar routes and at the subway station.

Overhead PowerLine work - Dundas West Stn - 2014 weeekend-page-001

 

Temporarty Route Changes 520 am April 26 to 430 am April 28 2014-page-001

2nd Annual Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale & Festival on Saturday April 26th

Posted on April 21, 2014

 

 

The Parkdale Village BIA is delighted to announce the 2nd Annual Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale & Festival on Saturday April 26th 10am-6pm!

Put on your best sneakers, grab a friend and take a stroll down Parkdale Village’s Queen Street West this Spring for a day filled with free kids activities, sidewalk sale, giveaways, buskers & so much more!

Poster - Spring into ParkdaleSidewalk Sale & Festival - 2014

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