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Category Archives: Alternatives
Peterborough Greenspace Coalition Public Statement on The Parkway, September 24, 2017
At the Monday, September 25, 2017 closed meeting of Peterborough’s Committee of the Whole, Council will receive and likely accept a staff report on the “Options and Recommended Next Steps to Respond to the Minister’s Order for the Parkway Corridor … Continue reading
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Our Full-Page “Parks, Not Parkways” Ad in the Peterborough Examiner
Our campaign is escalating!
Your donations and passionate responses to our petition made this full-page ad in the November 7th Peterborough Examiner possible. The ad’s message:
“Mayor Bennett and members of Council, we want Parks, not Parkways. We are deeply concerned with current proposals to pave the Parkway corridor and build a bridge through Jackson Park. There are better choices for our City’s transportation and other needs.”
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Our Open Message to City Council
On Wednesday, November 6th, members of the Peterborough Greenspace Coalition delivered its message to City Council for inclusion in the briefing packages councillors will receive ahead of their deliberations next week.
Here is what we said. Continue reading
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The Parkway doesn’t get us from where we are to where we want to go
If we listen to City Council, the engineers and Parkway proponents, converting the Parkway Trail to the Parkway Road is critical to our future development. They suggest we MUST have the Parkway to support future residential growth in Peterborough. Even if we assumed for a minute that future growth is anywhere close to what the experts suggest (and we don’t), we don’t think the Parkway does the best job at connecting the places we live to the places we work. Check out a simple map to see why. Continue reading
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