To help finalize the 2041 Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy, the Province is seeking feedback on the following questions:
Question 1: How well does the vision statement below align with your vision for the Northern Ontario transportation system?
The Strategy’s vision statement is as follows:
Northern Ontario’s transportation system is responsive to economic, social and environmental needs and change, and is transformative in supporting new economic activity, healthy communities and a cleaner environment.
Question 2: Taken together, how well do you think the five goals below respond to the challenges that the northern Ontario transportation system faces now and into the future?
There are 5 goals that underpin the Strategy:
Goal 1: Connected and Prosperous: Increase and modernize transportation options to support everyday living and economic activity in northern Ontario.
Goal 2: Safe and Reliable: Enhance traveler safety and system reliability and minimize travel delays and complications.
Goal 3: Address Remote and Far North Challenges: Remote and Far North communities to address unique transportation needs, with more reliable connections between communities, and to the all-season ground transportation network.
Goal 4: Integrated and Innovative: Anticipate and respond to economic, technological, environmental and social change to link people, resources and businesses.
Goal 5: Healthy and Sustainable: Create a cleaner and more sustainable transportation system in northern Ontario by reducing GHG and other environmental and human health impacts.
Question 3: Under each goal, which directions are the most important to move forward on in the next 10 years?
Question 4: Would you add, remove or change any directions under any of the goals? If so, how?
To access an electronic copy of the draft strategy, and for additional information please access the study website at https://nomts.ca/ or e-mail email@example.com.