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A diverse Greater Toronto Area municipality with a population of approximately 300,000.
In response to the development of the Metrolinx plan for a new approach to transit for The Greater Toronto Area, the municipality wanted to inform residents about how transportation and transit issues are being solved in large municipalities globally and to seek their perspectives on how their local needs and interests should be incorporated into the broader Metrolinx plan.
Two public engagement meetings were held:
A comprehensive communications program encouraged residents to attend one or both meetings so they could share their views.
Both meetings were attended by several hundred residents both in person and via webcast. The format was enthusiastically received by residents and participants. More people turned out for these meetings than had participated in all the public meetings held across the GTA by Metrolinx to solicit public input on their plans.