Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto, completed a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the revitalization of Queens Quay in Toronto’s central waterfront. The purpose of the study was to create a plan for Queens Quay that successfully accommodates the various users – pedestrians, transit, cyclists, automobiles, recreational – while enhancing landscape and the public realm; and to develop and evaluate a number of alternative solutions and design concepts for pedestrian, transit, cycling, and automobile improvements along Queens Quay.
The study’s recommendations include reconfiguring Queens Quay by locating travel lanes north of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) right-of-way with pedestrian and cycling facilities on the south side of the street. The proposed plan for Queens Quay from Yo-Yo Ma Way to Yonge Street includes:
The Environmental Study Report has been placed on public record available for review on the project website. Any comments should be received on or before January 26, 2010.