July 9, 2021 12:46pm
The Transportation and Environmental Services Committee has approved the Bruce County Master Transportation Plan (MTP).
It will provide a vision for the County transportation system that supports quality of life and economic vitality
The plan calls for safe, efficient, barrier-free movement of people and goods using a choice of modes and sustainable infrastructure
The recently published Council highlights add that an approved MTP will provide direction for the County’s future efforts for transportation services and support other County strategic planning initiatives.
The highlights show the MTP will provide justification for applications for higher level government funding. Transportation action items under consideration for the 2022-2026 business plan and budget are as follows:
-10-year capital program for roads and bridges
-3-year maintenance program for roads and bridges
-County coordination with SMART and MOVIN GB
-Review South Bruce Peninsula/Grey bus route trial and develop project to extend Grey County Bus routes trial into Bruce County
-Develop policy and by-laws for coordinated ride for hire services
-Develop County ride share program
-Develop active transportation/trail action plan
-Develop transit action plan
-Adopt policies for Access Management, Traffic Impact Study and Total Road Design
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