Thank you for taking the survey on the long-range goals for the transportation system in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The survey is now closed. Your input will be used to update and finalize the goals and objectives for the GGH Transportation Plan.
How can I get involved?
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The GGH Transportation Plan will incorporate a broad range of engagement tools and activities to obtain feedback at key stages throughout the process.
A number of streams of engagement have been established to get input from partners and stakeholders as the plan is developed.
Public engagement will take place at four key points in the study process: draft goals and objectives, draft vision, network options, and draft plan.
Early in the project, interviews were conducted with 20 thought leaders from a diverse range of fields, who provided insight into the major trends and shifts that will shape the future of the region.
Indigenous Partners Forum
The Indigenous Partners Forum is a focus group that includes individuals who have knowledge relating to First Nations and Métis values and interests in a number of areas. The purpose of the Forum is to build an understanding of First Nations and Métis values and interests and transportation in the GGH and inform the process of direct engagement with First Nations and Métis peoples.
First Nations and Métis Communities
Direct engagement with nine First Nations in the GGH and with the Métis Nation of Ontario, which has four regions in the GGH, is being undertaken to ensure that the GGH Transportation Plan reflects community perspectives. Engagement is also happening with the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres and the Ontario Native Women’s Association.
Municipal Technical Advisory Committee
The Municipal Technical Advisory Committee includes representation from upper- and single-tier municipalities in the GGH to ensure that municipal perspectives are considered.
Freight Advisory Committee
The Freight Advisory Committee (FAC) includes representation from agencies and organizations involved in goods movement in the GGH to inform the GGH Transportation Plan as it relates to freight and goods movement.
The Interministerial Committee includes representation from MTO’s partner ministries to ensure that the GGH Transportation Plan is aligned with and supports all applicable Provincial initiatives.
Other transportation-related stakeholders and groups will be engaged at strategic points in the plan development process, for example through workshops or working groups. These may include sectors related to technology and innovation, building and development, and social and community services, among others. The GGH Transportation Plan will incorporate a broad range of engagement tools and activities to obtain feedback at key stages throughout the process.