Active Transportation

MMM Group is a multidisciplinary firm creating healthy and sustainable communities through innovative and effective transportation solutions.

With a large portfolio of award-winning transportation projects across Canada, we are a recognized leader in the development of active transportation policies, master plans, and design guidelines; and in the provision of pedestrian and bicycle facility planning and design; land use planning; multi-modal transportation planning and design; environmental management; landscape design; and project management services. Our firm’s integrated, multi-disciplinary capabilities enable us to successfully guide active transportation projects from concept and planning, through to detailed design and implementation.

As a cost-effective alternative to managing travel demand without increasing capacity, MMM Group can assist municipalities with incorporating active transportation principles into community planning and infrastructure renewal. With our knowledge of policies, design guidelines, and ongoing initiatives at the local, regional, provincial, and federal levels of government, MMM can develop active transportation networks, as part of a larger multi-modal transportation solution, that effectively manage travel demand, reduce congestion, and increase safety and accessibility.

Our firm is committed to developing reliable, user-friendly active transportation facilities that promote healthy and active lifestyles, as well as leading outreach and promotional programs that educate and motivate people to take advantage of these facilities.

Projects

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    Laurier Avenue Segregated Bike Lane Design Pilot Project

    The pilot project promoted cycling as an effective transportation mode and resulted in bike traffic increasing by an average of 240% per day in the summer of 2011. Undertook a comprehensive corridor assessment for a proposed segregated cycling facility, from developing concepts through to detailed design, and advanced the preparation of a tender package for…

  • Sherbourne Street Separated Bicycle Lane Pilot Project
    Sherbourne Street Separated Bicycle Lane Pilot Project

    The City of Toronto retained MMM Group to complete a feasibility study and then undertake detailed design of separated bicycle lanes for Sherbourne Street from Queen’s Quay to immediately south of Bloor Street After a program of consultation with the public and municipal staff, as well as studying other solutions from around the world, the…

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    Ontario Traffic Manual Book 18: Bicycle Facilities

    Completion of this primary reference document used by engineers, planners and designers throughout Ontario Contains information on legal requirements, standards, best practices, procedures, guidelines and recommendations for the justification, planning, design, timing and operation of bicycle facilities and control measures A comprehensive literature review of bicycle facility design guidelines, standards, best practices, and legislation across…

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    Lake-to-Lake Cycling and Trail Route Design Study

    Study of the alignment of a proposed cycling route and walking trail to connect Lake Simcoe to the north, and Lake Ontario to the south Route will provide connections between the trail corridor and points of interest within the region, as well as link the corridor to transit (YRT, TTC, Viva, and GO) and multi-modal…

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Experts

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    Dave McLaughlin

    Dave McLaughlin, BA, MES, MCIP, RPP Active Transportation Planning and Design Lead Partner Key Highlights: More than 24 years of experience in the transportation and land use planning fields Specialist in multi-modal transportation master plans, class environmental assessments, complete street designs, active transportation (walking, cycling, trail) network planning and design, mobility hubs, municipal bike share…

  • bios_consultationcommEngagement_ClaireBasinsky
    Claire Basinski

    Claire Basinski, BES, MCIP, RPP Project Planner, Transportation Planning Key Highlights: Active Transportation Expertise in master plan development, public and stakeholder consultation and engagement, and policy and outreach strategy development for active transportation (pedestrian and cycling), trails, and transportation demand management master plan projects Participated in the development and delivery of Bicycle Planning Workshops for…

  • bio_Parks&Trails_JayCranstone
    Jay Cranstone

    Jay Cranstone, B.Sc., MLA, OALA, CSLA Senior Landscape Architect Associate Key Highlights: More than 30 years’ experience in the landscape industry, with 20 years as a Full Member of the OALA Contributed to more than 100 active transportation assignments ranging in size and complexity from regional-scale master plans to the design of individual trail segments…

  • bio_ActiveTransportation_BobKoziol
    Bob Koziol

    Bob Koziol, P.Eng Manager, Municipal Transportation, Transportation Engineering Partner Key Highlights: More than 30 years of experience in roadway engineering, including Class Environmental Assessments; functional, preliminary, and detail design; public consultation; and environmental permitting across Canada and internationally Leading specialist in functional, preliminary, and detail designs of on-road cycling facilities throughout the Greater Toronto Area…

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