Active Transportation Plan - Phase II

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FEEDBACK REPORT NOW AVAILABLE! (2021-05-18)

The results are in! Check out the 'More Info' section to the right to find:

the summary report (25+ pages) for highlights on the feedback received on this initiative;

the full report (80+ pages), which includes all comments (verbatim, i.e. as submitted) by respondents.

Stay tuned for round 2 of consultations that will focus on getting your input on proposed recommendations and network improvements.


Thank you to the hundreds of citizens who shared their input for the development of the Active Transportation Plan – Phase 2!

  • 3,500+ site visits
  • 600+ survey responses
  • 400+ pins dropped on the map
  • 30+ pages of comments

The Project Team is now reviewing all the data and feedback; a summary report will be published in the coming weeks.

Updated April 23, 2021


Introduction

Moncton’s current Active Transportation Plan, which was adopted in 2003, is now complete and many of its recommendations have been implemented over the past 15 years or so.

The Active Transportation Plan - Phase II project will look at the City as a whole to review and assess the situation specifically for pedestrians and cyclists, then propose recommendations to improve access, comfort, and safety.

Definition

Active Transportation (AT) includes any form of mostly human-powered transportation, such as walking, cycling, rolling (wheelchair, rollerblading, scootering, skateboarding), or using a mobility device.

Phase II will focus on everyday AT trips, such as walking to school, cycling to work, walking the dog, accessing public transit, and running errands, all without using a car.

Why do we need an AT Plan?

This plan will have a long-term impact for Moncton residents, as it will guide municipal employees on the planning, design, and implementation of active transportation infrastructure over the next 20+ years.

This includes:

  • where sidewalks go, how wide they are, and how they are maintained;
  • where cycling facilities go, what kind of facility (physically separated, bike lane, or mixed traffic), and how they are maintained;
  • where trails go, what the surface material is, how they are maintained;
  • how to design connections between sidewalks/trails and across roadways at crossings and intersections;
  • what programs and policies are needed to support everyday active transportation.

This plan will study the needs for Moncton proper, but does take into account the connections to adjacent communities, in particular Dieppe and Riverview.

To be clear, the plan will consider how people access public transit through active transportation, but will not explore Codiac Transpo’s operations (such as where routes go and how frequently they run).

Why should you care about the AT Plan?

This Plan will recommend a complete network of active transportation amenities that will provide all residents of Moncton with a convenient, safe, and healthy way to get around the City without requiring the use of a personal vehicle.

The Plan will also recommend improvements to achieve this vision; it aligns with the PlanMoncton Municipal Plan by providing mobility options to – and along – the City’s mixed-use centres and corridors, and highlights the connection between land use and transportation.

Future studies will be carried out on specific road corridors to consider how to implement the plan recommendations.

How can you participate?

The project includes two community engagement stages. Feedback from both phases will be reviewed and considered as an input to the process, along with other considerations, including (but not limited to) budget, existing constraints (such as road rights-of way or natural corridors), national and international best practices and guidance, as well as other plans.

STAGE 1

During this first step of engagement, we want to hear about your experiences using active transportation in Moncton. Fill out the quick online survey and ‘drop a pin’ on the interactive map to share your feedback and ideas, to help the project team get started!

STAGE 2

The second stage of engagement, planned for later this year, will focus on validating with you the proposed plan recommendations that were developed based on all information factored in.

CHOOSE YOUR PREFERRED WAY TO PARTICIPATE:

1) Respond to the survey! It should only take about 5 minutes; all you need is a valid email address. The deadline to submit feedback is April 15 at noon. Click on the Survey tab below to get started.

NOTE: If you wish, you can also register as a participant in the Let's Chat Moncton public engagement portal (click on the button on the right). This will allow you to submit your feedback for this project, and others in the future. Registering is quick and easy - less than 2 minutes! (Just remember to include a space in your postal code.)

2) By clicking on the 'Interactive Map' tab below, you can identify locations that need improvements, or the routes that you like to travel... and there's no need to register.

3) If you have any specific questions or suggestions, you can add them in the Questions tab below, and a member of our project team will respond - either publicly or privately.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS

Face-to-face sessions were initially planned to consult residents on this topic. However, due to directives issued by the provincial government relating to social distancing, it was decided to postpone these and focus on online components for the time being. Thank you for your understanding and collaboration.


FEEDBACK REPORT NOW AVAILABLE! (2021-05-18)

The results are in! Check out the 'More Info' section to the right to find:

the summary report (25+ pages) for highlights on the feedback received on this initiative;

the full report (80+ pages), which includes all comments (verbatim, i.e. as submitted) by respondents.

Stay tuned for round 2 of consultations that will focus on getting your input on proposed recommendations and network improvements.


Thank you to the hundreds of citizens who shared their input for the development of the Active Transportation Plan – Phase 2!

  • 3,500+ site visits
  • 600+ survey responses
  • 400+ pins dropped on the map
  • 30+ pages of comments

The Project Team is now reviewing all the data and feedback; a summary report will be published in the coming weeks.

Updated April 23, 2021


Introduction

Moncton’s current Active Transportation Plan, which was adopted in 2003, is now complete and many of its recommendations have been implemented over the past 15 years or so.

The Active Transportation Plan - Phase II project will look at the City as a whole to review and assess the situation specifically for pedestrians and cyclists, then propose recommendations to improve access, comfort, and safety.

Definition

Active Transportation (AT) includes any form of mostly human-powered transportation, such as walking, cycling, rolling (wheelchair, rollerblading, scootering, skateboarding), or using a mobility device.

Phase II will focus on everyday AT trips, such as walking to school, cycling to work, walking the dog, accessing public transit, and running errands, all without using a car.

Why do we need an AT Plan?

This plan will have a long-term impact for Moncton residents, as it will guide municipal employees on the planning, design, and implementation of active transportation infrastructure over the next 20+ years.

This includes:

  • where sidewalks go, how wide they are, and how they are maintained;
  • where cycling facilities go, what kind of facility (physically separated, bike lane, or mixed traffic), and how they are maintained;
  • where trails go, what the surface material is, how they are maintained;
  • how to design connections between sidewalks/trails and across roadways at crossings and intersections;
  • what programs and policies are needed to support everyday active transportation.

This plan will study the needs for Moncton proper, but does take into account the connections to adjacent communities, in particular Dieppe and Riverview.

To be clear, the plan will consider how people access public transit through active transportation, but will not explore Codiac Transpo’s operations (such as where routes go and how frequently they run).

Why should you care about the AT Plan?

This Plan will recommend a complete network of active transportation amenities that will provide all residents of Moncton with a convenient, safe, and healthy way to get around the City without requiring the use of a personal vehicle.

The Plan will also recommend improvements to achieve this vision; it aligns with the PlanMoncton Municipal Plan by providing mobility options to – and along – the City’s mixed-use centres and corridors, and highlights the connection between land use and transportation.

Future studies will be carried out on specific road corridors to consider how to implement the plan recommendations.

How can you participate?

The project includes two community engagement stages. Feedback from both phases will be reviewed and considered as an input to the process, along with other considerations, including (but not limited to) budget, existing constraints (such as road rights-of way or natural corridors), national and international best practices and guidance, as well as other plans.

STAGE 1

During this first step of engagement, we want to hear about your experiences using active transportation in Moncton. Fill out the quick online survey and ‘drop a pin’ on the interactive map to share your feedback and ideas, to help the project team get started!

STAGE 2

The second stage of engagement, planned for later this year, will focus on validating with you the proposed plan recommendations that were developed based on all information factored in.

CHOOSE YOUR PREFERRED WAY TO PARTICIPATE:

1) Respond to the survey! It should only take about 5 minutes; all you need is a valid email address. The deadline to submit feedback is April 15 at noon. Click on the Survey tab below to get started.

NOTE: If you wish, you can also register as a participant in the Let's Chat Moncton public engagement portal (click on the button on the right). This will allow you to submit your feedback for this project, and others in the future. Registering is quick and easy - less than 2 minutes! (Just remember to include a space in your postal code.)

2) By clicking on the 'Interactive Map' tab below, you can identify locations that need improvements, or the routes that you like to travel... and there's no need to register.

3) If you have any specific questions or suggestions, you can add them in the Questions tab below, and a member of our project team will respond - either publicly or privately.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS

Face-to-face sessions were initially planned to consult residents on this topic. However, due to directives issued by the provincial government relating to social distancing, it was decided to postpone these and focus on online components for the time being. Thank you for your understanding and collaboration.


  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    The following survey is intended to get a better understanding of the experiences, desires and needs of people who live, work, and/or play in the City of Moncton, as they relate to Active Transportation (AT) – as in, using AT for getting from point A to point B.

    The goal of this project is to guide the City’s plans for infrastructure improvement (streets, sidewalks, trails) over the next 20+ years, with a lens on Active Transportation. 

    The survey should take 5-7 minutes to fill out.

    If you have any questions or comments, you can send us a note at letschat@moncton.ca

    Thank you for your participation!

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