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Release of Citizen-Led Neighbourhood Plan in Thorncliffe Park & Flemingdon Park

May 31, 2016
Categories: News and Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto.

The Active Neighbourhoods Project team at the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) is pleased to announce the release of a citizen-led Neighbourhood Plan that has a bold new vision for public spaces and streets in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park. Built from the ideas and feedback of residents in these two neighbourhoods, and with… Read more »

TCAT Hosts First of Six Community Workshops for Small-Scale Design Interventions

November 9, 2015
Categories: News and Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto.

Tuesday September 16 marked the first of six TCAT community design workshops to brainstorm small-scale public space interventions in Flemingdon Park. Through facilitated exercises, ideas from a recent public space survey are turned into creative proposals. Each workshop results in one winning proposal, with one of the six to be built upon conclusion. The Flemingdon… Read more »

Fresh Perspectives on Public Space: Thorncliffe and Flemingdon Jane’s Walk

May 12, 2015
Categories: News and Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto.

On Sunday May 3rd, TCAT’s Active Neighbourhoods project team joined up with the Toronto Emerging ARTivist’s (TEA) to lead a walking tour through Flemingdon and Thorncliffe Park. The walk began in Flemingdon Park, walking down Don Mills Road and into the ravine, then meandering through the ravine and up into Thorncliffe Park on the other… Read more »

Discussing Design Solutions for Tower Neighbourhoods: Professional Workshop for Thorncliffe & Flemingdon

April 1, 2015
Categories: News and Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto.

On March 25th, the Active Neighbourhoods Ontario team along with 50 interdisciplinary professionals convened at the new Ismaili Community Centre to discuss the possibilities for better street & public space design. The workshop focused on the opportunities and challenges present in Thorncliffe and Flemingdon, drawing on the past 8 months of community engagement and research… Read more »

Engaging Youth in community-planning through the Young Urbanist Summer Camp!

October 14, 2014
Categories: News and Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto.

From August 25th to the 27th, TCAT brought participatory urban planning to local youth from Flemingdon Park and Thorncliffe Park in the form of the Young Urbanist Summer Camp! As part of the Active Neighbourhoods Canada project, this camp transformed a room at the Flemingdon Health Centre into an urban design studio where kids aged… Read more »