Wednesday, February 11, 2015

City of Toronto consulting residents and businesses on rehabilitation of the Gardiner Expressway

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following:

News Release:  February 11, 2015 

City of Toronto consulting residents and businesses on rehabilitation of the Gardiner Expressway

Toronto residents and businesses are invited to provide input online and in person on what is important for the City of Toronto to consider in its rehabilitation of the F. G. Gardiner Expressway. The City is undertaking an in-depth analysis of options for delivering the rehabilitation project efficiently and effectively, including the possibility of delivering it as a public-private partnership.

Residents can learn more about the project and complete the online survey at The online survey will be available until February 22.

The City of Toronto will host two public consultation sessions at Metro Hall on February 17. Details:

Date: Tuesday, February 17
Session 1: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Session 2: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: Room 302 (wheelchair accessible), Metro Hall, 55 John St. 

After a brief update to start each session, residents and other stakeholders will be invited to share their thoughts on the City's delivery of the project. 

Attendees who want to speak should register before 4 p.m. on February 15. To register or to obtain more information, participants should contact Jason Diceman of the City's Public Consultation Unit at Metro Hall – either by telephone at 416-338-2830, fax at 416-392-2974 or email at

Information at the meeting will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.

This news release is also available on the City's website:

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Media contact: Paula Chung, Strategic Communications, 416-392-1649, 


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