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City invites feedback on Parks and Recreation Master Plan update

  The city is inviting community members to attend the Parks and Recreation Master Plan update open house taking place Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the INVISTA Centre (1350 Gardiners Rd). Project consultants, Sierra Planning, and management will give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Children

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Community Soapbox: Toderian Takes On Kingston

“You have some of the worst architecture on a waterfront that I have ever seen. And I have seen waterfronts all over the world.” — Brent Toderian You might have seen comments about Kingston made by a visiting “urban planning expert.” Who is he? Why was he here? Brent Toderian

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Kingston’s Official Plan

In the on-going debate over building height limits downtown, Kingston’s Official Plan seems to have been pushed aside. This is especially interesting in the light of the new, bouncy video about the Third Crossing which the City clearly wants us all to watch and in which the commentary clearly states

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Best of 2011: Light Rail Transit

Our weekly polls once again proved to be a fantastic mechanism for gauging community support, while one of the most talked about polls from 2011 focused on the necessity of light rail transit in Kingston.  Our readers weighed in with their experience using mass transit in other cities, they proposed

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Public Invited To Williamsville Main Street Study Charette

The public and affected businesses, organizations and residents, are invited to attend an upcoming Charette on the Williamsville Main Street Study. It is set for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 236 Nelson St. The consulting team of Brook McIlroy Inc. will

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Third Crossing Concepts To Be Presented

Residents can get their first look at what the proposed Third Crossing of the Cataraqui River could look like at a Public Information Centre (PIC) on Thursday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at La Salle Secondary School, 773 Highway 15. A number of concepts for the potential

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Does Kingston Need Light Rail Transit?

In January 2002, Kingston’s Transportation Master Plan reported that: during the afternoon commuter peak hour, 82 percent of trips were made by car, 11 per cent by walking, 6 percent by transit (3 percent school bus and 3 percent public transit) and just over 1 percent by cycling. Over the

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Revitalizing Lake Ontario Park

In April of 2007, the City completed phase 1 of a study in support of the Lake Ontario Park Revitalization Plan.  The purpose of this analysis was to establish a collective vision for developing the aging, and underutilized Lake Ontario Park.  After reviewing suggestions from City Officials and interested members

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