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Response to NAV CANADA by the Toronto Aviation Noise Group (T.A.N.G.) Dec 22, 2017

Many thanks to the Toronto Aviation Noise group for providing this update and for their work on behalf of residents in Davisville Village, South Eglinton and the larger Midtown area.

Please visit the Toronto Aviation Noise Group’s website for an details regarding the outcome of the Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) meeting, which took place on December 6, 2017.

Members of the T.A.N.G. board are planning on meeting with federal MPs in our the Midtown area to ensure that they are well aware of the situation seek for their assistance.

Helios Report: T.A.N.G.s has responded to NAV CANADA’s response (to the Helios report).  Details can be found on the T.A.N.G website

On the website , you will also see:

The original Helios’ report

NAV CANADA’s response to the the Helios report

Residents’ Air Noise Group of Oakville’s (RANGO’s) response to the the Helios report

 The GTAA presented it’s 5 year Noise Management Action Plan (at the December 6, 2017 Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) meeting)Click here to read the document:  GTAA’s 2017-2037 Noise Management Action Plan

To see the video or to access the materials from the Dec 6th meeting click here (then either click on the video or any of the links in the additional materials section.

T.A.N.G. will also be submitting a response to the plan.

It appears that we are not the only ones with an issue with the GTAA. Read about it in recent news reports here in this Dec 16, 2017 article from the star.com: Mississauga Cries Foul, Votes to Halt Negotiations with Airport Authority

SERRA’s 2020 AGM postponed

Due to COVID-19 we have postponed our 2020 AGM. The SERRA AGM was originally scheduled for May 11th, 2020, however due to social distancing requirements we cannot accommodate a meeting at this time. The new date for our AGM will be announced as soon as possible.

15 Point List of Traffic Safety Action Items for the Y-E Area

On November 25, 2019 Councillors Jaye Robinson, Josh Matlow and Mike Colle hosted a Midtown Town Hall meeting about road safety in the Yonge and Eglinton area. SERRA created a 15 point list of traffic safety action items for the Y-E area. The list was created with input from the local residents’ associations and was sent to each Councillor. Click here to read the 15 Point Y&E Road Safety Plan. In addition, we are opposing … Read more 15 Point List of Traffic Safety Action Items for the Y-E Area

Davisville Neighbourhood Survey Results (2019)

In September 2019, with the help of Terry Mills, Arris Strategy Studio, our SERRA Tall/Mid-rise WG team prepared a Davisville Neighbourhood Survey. The survey was our way of gathering information from residents about various services and facilities and if they view them as a “Must Have” or lower priority. The survey questions and graphics prepared by Terry Mills were used on the survey boards we had provided at the SERRA Annual General Meeting, in May … Read more Davisville Neighbourhood Survey Results (2019)

City to launch pilot to enhance safety and mobility around construction hot spots

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following: ========================================== News Release November 15, 2019 City to launch pilot to enhance safety and mobility around construction hot spots On December 2, the City of Toronto will launch a new pilot project to reduce the impacts of construction, improve road safety and keep traffic moving around “construction hubs” – areas in the city with a dense concentration of construction activity. The Construction Hub Coordination Pilot is … Read more City to launch pilot to enhance safety and mobility around construction hot spots