Switching Gears Transportation Master Plan

Oakville’s TMP, Switching Gears (pdf) looks at all modes of transportation including public transit, walking, cycling and ride-sharing along with strategic roadway improvements to ensure the safe, convenient and efficient movement of people and goods.

Launched in 2013, Switching Gears is the town’s guiding document for developing practical, sustainable, long-term plans to guide the town’s transportation system to meet the needs of its anticipated growth to 2031. It incorporates transportation, land use planning and financial strategy which respects the social, environmental and economic goals as defined in the Livable Oakville Plan, the Halton Region Official Plan and other provincial strategies. It also aligns with other key studies including the town’s Active Transportation Master Plan and Halton’s Transportation Plan – The Road to Change.

It’s time for Oakville to update its TMP

Oakville is growing and changing. Over the next few decades, the town expects to see increased traffic due to population and employment growth. To address this challenge, staff is looking for responsible and effective ways to handle the growing demand including finding a balance for strategic road improvements, with the need to provide a greater range of transportation choices to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.

The 2017 TMP Update will review the transportation network improvements focusing on future transit targets to accommodate growth to 2031, and provide input into the town’s upcoming Development Charge By-Law.

Public consultation

Building on the success of the town’s recent Active Transportation Master Plan update, Goods Movement Study and Pedestrian Safety Study, staff will be seeking public feedback to guide the TMP update. The 2017 TMP Update is following the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (as amended, 2015) process involving two consultation meetings between May and December 2017.

Public Information Centre #2

Our second public information centre is scheduled for Thursday, October 26 between 6 and 8 p.m. at Town Hall where attendees can drop in and review the draft recommendations for the transit mode split targets and identified preliminary road network improvements for 2031.

Review the October 26, 2017 public information centre public notice.

Notice of Study Commencement and Public Information Centre #1

Our first public information centre was held on May 17, 2017 at Town Hall where attendees participated in interactive activities to share their thoughts on how to help shape the future vision for transportation in Oakville.

Review the May 17, 2017 public information centre presentation material. (pdf)


Email the project team at tmp@oakville.ca. or call one of the project leads:

Jill Stephen,
Project Manager
Town of Oakville, 905-845-6601, ext. 3308

Neil Ahmed,
Senior Project Manager
WSP, 905-823-8500


If you have any accessibility needs, please let us know before May 12, 2017 by contacting Jill Stephen at 905-845-6601, ext. 3308, (TTY:905-338-4200), email jill.stephen@oakville.ca or fill out the accessible online feedback form.

Transportation Master Plan — Switching Gears (2013)

Transportation Master Plan – full document (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 1 (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 2A (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 2B to 2D (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 3 (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 4 (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 5A to 5H (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 5H1 Air Quality Report (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 5H2 Noise Review Report (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 5I to 5M (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 6 (pdf)
Transportation Master Plan – Appendix 7 (pdf)

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