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16th Avenue



Notice of Open House 2

Environmental Assessment Studies A and B

York Region is undertaking two Schedule ‘C’ Environmental Assessment (EA) Studies of 16th Avenue to identify possible improvements for current and future transportation needs for pedestrians, cyclists, public transit users and motorists. Study A is between Yonge Street and Woodbine Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Markham. Study B is between Woodbine Avenue and York/Durham Line in the City of Markham. The recommendations for 16th Avenue include widening to six lanes for Transit/HOV lanes from Yonge Street to McCowan Road, additional cycling facilities from Yonge Street to Donald Cousens Parkway and paved shoulders from Donald Cousens Parkway to York/Durham Line.

Graphic map showing the study areas on 16th Avenue. For a detailed description of this map please call 1 877 464 9675 extension 75923 .

You are invited to attend one of the three scheduled open houses to comment on these recommendations. An evaluation of alternative designs, recommended design plans and overall impacts will be available at each open house. The project team will also be present to answer your questions. Visit any time between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

The open houses will be held at the following locations:

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Edward T. Crowle Public School
15 Larkin Avenue, Markham

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School
90 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
York Region Transit/Viva Bus Depot
55 Orlando Drive, Richmond Hill

Visit anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at any of the three open houses.

For those unable to attend in-person, the information presented at the open houses will be published on the 16th Avenue EA Project page and on York Region’s Facebook and Twitter social media channels. An accessible version of this notice is available upon request. This notice was issued on September 28, 2017.

To submit a comment, question or for more information, please contact:

Ashley Pacheco
Communications and Community Engagement Specialist
The Regional Municipality of York
17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, L3Y 6Z1
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75886
Email: roads.ea@york.ca
Fax: 905-836-4590

The studies are being conducted in accordance with Schedule ‘C’ of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document (October 2000, 2007, 2011 and 2015 as amended). Personal information submitted (e.g., name, address and phone number) is collected, maintained and disclosed under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for transparency and consultation purposes. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public, unless you request that your personal information remain confidential.



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