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Archived Studies

Arena Needs Assessment

The City of Peterborough has embarked upon a study of arena facilities, with the objectives of assessing the use and functionality of existing facilities, and determining the current and future need for arena facilities. 

Alternative West Side Corridor Analysis

The Alternative West Side Corridor Analysis was completed in 2003 to compare the Partial Parkway corridor concept developed as part of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan Update, with alternative corridor concepts.

Class Environmental Assessment Study: Alignment of Crawford Drive and Harper Road

The City of Peterborough has initiated an Environmental Assessment of the alignment of Crawford Drive and Harper Road to meet the expansion needs of the Study Area in accordance with the Official Plan.

Class Environmental Assessment: Chemong Road/Reid Street Widening

This study will examine the opportunity to improve traffic flow, enhance safety and increase roadway capacity on Chemong Road/Reid Street from Parkhill Road West to north of Sunset Boulevard, as identified in the City's Comprehensive Transportation Plan (April 2002) - Basic Network Improvement. 

Class Environmental Assessment: Donegal Street Bridge over Jackson Creek

The study will look to address the age and condition of the Donegal Street Bridge by investigating rehabilitation options as well as replacement of the bridge. 

Class Environmental Assessment: Dutton Road Extension

The City of Peterborough is investigating options to extend Dutton Road.

Class Environmental Assessment: Enhanced Access to Lansdowne Street West in the Vicinity of Erskine Avenue

The study will investigate all possible access enhancements from the south end of the City to Lansdowne Street West in the Vicinity of Erskine Avenue. See a list of all archived documents related to this program.

Class Environmental Assessment: Parkhill Road Sewage Pumping Station

With the growth of residential areas, there is a need to upgrade existing infrastructure to ensure this growth can be properly serviced. This study reviews, in part, the existing Parkhill and Valleyview sanitary catchment area.

Class Environmental Assessment: Parkhill Road West

The study will examine the opportunity to increase roadway capacity, improve traffic operations and to reconstruct Parkhill Road from Wallis Drive to the West City Limit.

Class Environmental Assessment: Sherbrooke Street

The study will examine the opportunity to increase roadway capacity, improve traffic operations and to reconstruct Sherbrooke Street to better fit the neighbourhoods urban environment from Glenforest Boulevard to the West City Limit.

Class Environmental Assessment Study: Operational Improvements on Lansdowne Street West

The City of Peterborough has commenced a Class Environmental Assessment Study to consider operational improvements on Lansdowne Street West from Kawartha Heights Boulevard/Spillsbury Drive to Clonsilla Avenue.

Coldsprings Transportation Plan Update Memo

The 2008 Coldsprings Transportation Plan has been updated by this Coldsprings Transportation Plan Update Memo, to address potential implications of not implementing Alternative 2C.

Coldsprings Development Transportation Environmental Assessment

The City of Peterborough is planning for future growth in the Coldsprings Planning Area.  In 2008 an assessment of transportation needs for the planning area was completed that identified future road network requirements as the area developed.  In the spring of 2015 the City will begin a Class Environmental Assessment for the Coldsprings area to plan the improvements recommended in the 2008 study.  

Expansion and Upgrading of Cycling Lanes on McDonnel, George and Water Street

Staff are working towards implementation of the Bikeway Network approved in the 2012 Comprehensive Transportation Plan, which will include expanding and upgrading cycling lanes in the City.  

Flood Reduction Program

The flood reduction program consists of the short and long term actions the City of Peterborough is taking based on the Flood Reduction Master Plan. See a list of all archived documents related to this Program.

Heritage Property Tax Relief Program (HPTRP) Review

A Review of the effectiveness of the HPTRP was completed in April 2011 demonstrating the economic value of the program.  The final report includes an independent study by Ryerson University on the Economic Impact of Heritage Designation on the Downtown.

Hospital Access Road Environmental Study Report Revision

In June 2007, the City of Peterborough (City) completed a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for the road network improvements associated with the new Peterborough Regional Health Centre. The City is proposing to stop construction at Sherbrooke Street. This marks a change from what was approved in the Access Road Class EA necessitating a Revision to the Hospital Access Road Environmental Study Report, in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Document

Jackson Creek Diversion Class Environmental Assessment

The City of Peterborough has initiated this project to complete recommendation 6.1.2 of the Jackson Creek Flood Reduction Master Plan to undertake a Municipal Class EA to study, evaluate and recommend an alternative to divert high flows in Jackson Creek directly to the Otonabee River.

Morrow Park Master Plan

The Morrow Park Master Plan strategy project has been completed. City Council approved the recommendations outlined in Report CSAD11-011 on December 5, 2011. 

New PRHC Road Network Improvements Class Environmental Assessment Study

The PRHC Road Network Improvements CEA Study examined the existing road network in the vicinity of the new Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) and identified appropriate road improvements. 

Official Plan Amendment No. 142: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe

The Official Plan Amendment No. 142: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe

is a provincial plan that establishes a planning policy framework to implement the Province’s vision for managing population and employment growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region to 2031.

Public Transit Operations Review

Peterborough Transit has been working with Dillon Consulting Limited on a Public Transit Operations Review called The Route Ahead. The purpose of this study was to conduct a comprehensive review of Peterborough’s transit services and to develop a service plan covering the period 2012 – 2017. This included an assessment of and recommendations on conventional fixed route transit, Transcab and Handi-Van services.

The Final Report was approved by Council at its meeting of Tuesday, November 13th.  An Executive Summary of the report is also available. The Council report provides a Schedule of Implementation.

Road Needs Study - Appendix A: Condition Summary by Road Classification

The City completed a citywide road needs study in 2013. The study included a visual inspection of each road in the city and the gathering of the road's current condition information in the form of a Pavement Condition Index (PCI).  For the results of each road, refer to the Map Appendix and/or the Table Appendix.

Transportation Plan Review

The 2012 Comprehensive Transportation Plan has now been completed.  An Executive Summary is available as well as the complete report.