Draft Transportation Master Plan Review Deadline Extended

Jul 9, 2015

For Immediate Release                          

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The City of Greater Sudbury has extended the deadline for residents who would like to comment on the draft Transportation Master Plan, to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2015.

To review the draft plan and submit your comments electronically, please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/transportation. To submit a paper copy of your comments, you may pick up a form at any of the City's Citizen Service Centres and Libraries

The next steps for the Transportation Master Plan are as follows:

Step 1

. Compile public comments and staff response;

. Present to Council for input and discussion in September/October;

Step 2

. Revise Transportation Study to reflect public and Council feedback;

. Present to Council for approval by end of year;

Step 3

. Advertise Notice of Completion for 30 days;

. Include in Official Plan.

To view the Public Information and Input Session meeting held June 24, you may visit the City's Livestream site https://livestream.com/greatersudbury/events/4130292 for a recording of the meeting.

The objectives of this study are to develop a plan that supports the transportation vision and principles through improvement of the existing road network, enhancement and expansion of active transportation facilities; and the incorporation and development of additional transportation policies.

Once finalized, the Transportation Master Plan will be appended to the City of Greater Sudbury's Official Plan.

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