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Area: south of Kingston Road/CN Rail, west of Morningside Avenue, east of Markham Road

Intersection of Catalina Drive and Prince Philip Boulevard
At the request of residents, Transportation Services have examined the intersection of Catalina Dr and Prince Philip Blvd, to review the curb cuts and crossing road markings. Staff have advised that the addition of east-west curb cuts and crosswalk lines are a feasible and appropriate changes at Catalina Dr and Prince Philip Blvd. The rough estimate for installation at this time would be in the summer.

Galloway Road Sidewalk and Future Cycling Connections
Thank you to the residents who attend the public presentation regarding opportunities for cycling, pedestrian, motor vehicle operation, and road safety upgrades on Galloway Road, from Guildwood Parkway to Dearham Wood. The public presentation took place on Monday. January 15, 2024, from 7-9PM at East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club (100 Galloway Rd). Residents in attendance were supportive of the preferred option 2 as presented by staff.  To review information on this project, including the presentation, please visit here.

For more information, contact the project lead, Katherine Wilson at / 416-392-0828.

Automated Speed Enforcement Program (ASE) Guildwood Parkway near Schubert Drive
The following site is scheduled to receive Automated Speed Enforcement during the next rotation planned for Spring 2024: Guildwood Pkwy Near Schubert Dr.

ASE is a tool in the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan focused on altering driver behaviour to decrease speeding and increase safety. The ASE systems are mobile and will rotate every three to six months within each ward. This provides an opportunity to address a greater number of areas with safety concerns and provide a wider-ranging deterrent effect.
For additional information about the ASE program, or to submit a request for ASE, please go here. Residents with program-specific inquiries should call 311 or email

If you have any questions/concerns, please do not hesitate to connect with the ASE team at

Parking Amendments on Toynbee Trail south of St. Ursula Catholic School
After a concern was made to my office regarding parking during the drop and pick up at the schools, Transportation Services investigated the concern and have proposed to make the following changes to the parking regulations to facilitate school drop-off/pick up activity: 

Transportation Services proceeded with a report at the January 19th meeting of Scarborough Community Council and the item was deferred to the February 16th meeting of Scarborough Community Council to allow consideration for revisions to the staff recommendations. There was a request to re-evaluate no parking on the south side 7AM-6PM, Mon-Fri and the parking recommendations on the north side. 

Residents can register to speak or submit their comments on this item once the agenda is posted on the committee page.

Toronto Hydro – section of Galloway Rd
Toronto Hydro is upgrading the electrical distribution system in your community to improve the reliability of your electrical service. This includes upgrading overhead electrical cables on city-owned property near your lot. The boundaries for the project include a section of Galloway Road and is expected occur from December 2023 - March 2025. The project number is P-230419-ED170002 / P-230419-ED182004.

For questions, contact Toronto Hydro at (416) 542–3366 or at and provide the project number you are inquiring about. Please visit their website to find more planned outages and construction projects in your area.

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