This post originally appeared on UrbanToronto

Do you have a strong opinions about the Gardiner Expressway? Do you think it’s an unnecessary barrier between Toronto and its waterfront? Or do you think the city would suffocate itself with traffic if it didn’t have this vital artery?

Gardiner Expressway Lakeshore Boulevard East proposals Waterfront Toronto4 proposals are being considered for the future of the Gardiner Expressway, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto

Now that the City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto have resumed the Environmental Assessment and Integrated Urban Design Study of the eastern portion of the Gardiner Expressway and Lake Shore Boulevard from Jarvis to Leslie Streets, they’re asking your opinion on whether downtown’s elevated highway should be maintained, improved, replaced or removed.

Gardiner Expressway Lakeshore Boulevard East Waterfront Toronto

The meeting will explore the future of the Gardiner Expressway East, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto

The second phase of public and stakeholder consultations on deciding the future of the Gardiner Expressway are being held at the Toronto Reference Library’s Bram & Bluma Appel Salon on Wednesday, October 16. An open house will begin at 6:30 PM followed by presentations at 7:00 PM. Please register for the event at: gardinereastpublicmeeting2.eventbrite.ca

If you can’t make it to the meeting, you can see the details of the four proposals atwww.gardinereast.ca where the event will also be streamed live.

Gardiner Expressway East Public Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

(Open house will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by presentations at 7:00 p.m.)

The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street, Toronto (Bloor Street subway station)

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