The Orbit: It's GO Time!

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The Town of Innisfil is developing a GO Station to connect our communities to others, but like most projects, we are dreaming BIG. We want to create a space that is forward-thinking, sustainable, yet practical. A space that will meld a transit hub with other community assets; a space that provides valued programs and services to our growing community, but maintains the green spaces and natural landscapes that make us Innisfil; and a space that centralizes access to transportation and services so that people do not have to leave the area to do so. Think about: mobility, transit links, innovative streets and architecture, social interaction, employment opportunities, health and wellness, a cohesive center, natural landscapes, public Wi-Fi, and state-of-the-art technology.

Your Voice

A survey was made available on this webpage from November 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020. We’ve reviewed all 490 responses and are currently hard at work creating a draft design that reflects what Innisfil residents wanted to see in the most balanced way. See what your fellow residents said.

What’s Next?

An important staff report about the Innisfil Mobility Orbit went before Innisfil Council on October 14, 2020. This report introduced a draft Ministerial Zoning Order (MZO) for Council. An MZO is an important tool Town staff is recommending we use to build a new GO station in our community as soon as possible. This will help ensure our Town has a solid economic recovery following COVID-19 and that residents have more transit and housing options. Following this meeting, Council recommended that the deadline for public feedback be extended to October 26. If you didn't have a chance to watch the Council meeting on October 14, you can watch a recording here!

The final MZO report will be brought to Council on November 04, 2020 and will address the feedback that we have heard from residents so far. If you wish to address Council about this topic please email our Clerk’s Office at clerks@innisfil.ca. Please be advised that due to COVID-19, all our Council, Planning, and Committee Meetings are being held virtually at this time.

Ask a Planner: The Orbit Virtual Open House

Thank you to those who participated in the Ask a Planner: The Orbit virtual open house event. For those who were unable to tune in, a recording has been made available online via innisfil.ca/youtube. Be sure to subscribe to our channel to get notifications about all our YouTube live events!

Next Steps

We are now in the process of creating an FAQ based on the questions that were asked at the event, as well as the questions that were emailed to orbit@innisfil.ca, and submitted in the open forum below. Please note that questions from the Ask a Planner event will also be included in the staff report going to Council on November 04. This report will also be made available on this page under "Important Links".

Have a question for us? Submit one below!

You can submit general questions under the Q&A tab. We also have opened a forum for the public to discuss the staff report that went to Council on October 14, 2020. The deadline for feedback has been extended until October 26. Alternatively, you can submit questions or comments to orbit@innisfil.ca.

The Town of Innisfil is developing a GO Station to connect our communities to others, but like most projects, we are dreaming BIG. We want to create a space that is forward-thinking, sustainable, yet practical. A space that will meld a transit hub with other community assets; a space that provides valued programs and services to our growing community, but maintains the green spaces and natural landscapes that make us Innisfil; and a space that centralizes access to transportation and services so that people do not have to leave the area to do so. Think about: mobility, transit links, innovative streets and architecture, social interaction, employment opportunities, health and wellness, a cohesive center, natural landscapes, public Wi-Fi, and state-of-the-art technology.

Your Voice

A survey was made available on this webpage from November 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020. We’ve reviewed all 490 responses and are currently hard at work creating a draft design that reflects what Innisfil residents wanted to see in the most balanced way. See what your fellow residents said.

What’s Next?

An important staff report about the Innisfil Mobility Orbit went before Innisfil Council on October 14, 2020. This report introduced a draft Ministerial Zoning Order (MZO) for Council. An MZO is an important tool Town staff is recommending we use to build a new GO station in our community as soon as possible. This will help ensure our Town has a solid economic recovery following COVID-19 and that residents have more transit and housing options. Following this meeting, Council recommended that the deadline for public feedback be extended to October 26. If you didn't have a chance to watch the Council meeting on October 14, you can watch a recording here!

The final MZO report will be brought to Council on November 04, 2020 and will address the feedback that we have heard from residents so far. If you wish to address Council about this topic please email our Clerk’s Office at clerks@innisfil.ca. Please be advised that due to COVID-19, all our Council, Planning, and Committee Meetings are being held virtually at this time.

Ask a Planner: The Orbit Virtual Open House

Thank you to those who participated in the Ask a Planner: The Orbit virtual open house event. For those who were unable to tune in, a recording has been made available online via innisfil.ca/youtube. Be sure to subscribe to our channel to get notifications about all our YouTube live events!

Next Steps

We are now in the process of creating an FAQ based on the questions that were asked at the event, as well as the questions that were emailed to orbit@innisfil.ca, and submitted in the open forum below. Please note that questions from the Ask a Planner event will also be included in the staff report going to Council on November 04. This report will also be made available on this page under "Important Links".

Have a question for us? Submit one below!

You can submit general questions under the Q&A tab. We also have opened a forum for the public to discuss the staff report that went to Council on October 14, 2020. The deadline for feedback has been extended until October 26. Alternatively, you can submit questions or comments to orbit@innisfil.ca.

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    We want to know how you would use the future Innisfil GO Station and what else you would like to see as part of that development. Survey closes January 31st. 

    Go Station Survey
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