Community engagement has been a key part of the planning process involving the public and key stakeholder groups such as the Rutland Residents Association, the Uptown Rutland Business Association and the Rutland Parks Society.
Adjacent property owners and businesses are kept informed through newsletters, City news releases, workshops, and Open Houses.
Open Houses and Workshops
Jan to October 2004
A series of stakeholder visioning workshops and one public open house took place to discuss various options for transit exchange locations with the community.
June 2005 - Rutland Transit Centre Design Charrette
28 community representatives took part in a design charrette for the Rutland Transit Centre. Options for potential transit exchange sites were presented to workshop participants, including Highway 33/Roxby Park and Roxby Road/Dougall Road, Shepherd Road between Dougall and Asher.
November 5, 2008 – Streetscape Workshop
Over 22 community members participated in a visioning workshop to help in the development of the streetscape plan.
Dec 11, 2008 – Open House – Streetscape Plans
An open house was held for the public to provide input into the streetscape plans and aesthetics of the transit exchange. More than 150 people attended the event.
2010 June Rutland Town Centre Workshop
The City hosted a workshop to formulate an urban design concept for the Rutland Town Centre.
2011 Aug – Open house for Rutland Town Center Transit Improvements
Public was invited to learn about concepts for the Rutland Town Centre and enhancement of transit and pedestrian services and streetscaping.
Information and panels from open houses can be viewed in our document centre.