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Background the ottawa hospital site review[11168]


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Background the ottawa hospital site review[11168]

  1. 1. Background: The Ottawa Hospital Site Review Selection Criteria Assessment of the 12 sites was based on the following 21 selection criteria, categorized under three themes. Functional and operational hospital interests 1. Size of site supports hospital’s functional needs 2. Site is within the urban area and close to amenities 3. Site is configured to permit flexibility for location of facilities 4. Optimal distance from other hospitals 5. Emergency access to arterial roads, major highways and air ambulance 6. Scope of constructability issues, such as soil conditions and potential demolitions 7. Proximity and synergies with complementary functions, health services and academic institutions Regional and local interests 1. Compatibility with the municipal plans of the City of Ottawa 2. City building: Integration with existing urban fabric and commercial amenities 3. Integration with the transportation network, including access for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists 4. Integration with the public transit network 5. Availability of municipal infrastructure and utilities 6. Preparedness and responsiveness to major emergencies, including number of access points Capital interests 1. Compatibility with existing federal plans, including the Plan for Canada's Capital and related land use plans 2. Impact on cultural resources, such as UNESCO World Heritage sites, national historic sites, designated buildings and archaeological sites 3. Impact on federal employment facilities and public facilities 4. Cost implications for the federal government related to land value, demolition and relocation of facilities 5. Impact on protected and important views in the Capital 6. Impact on the natural environment, including valued ecosystems, species at risk and ecological corridors 7. Impact on publicly used Capital green spaces and recreational pathways 8. Impact on agricultural lands
  2. 2. Potential federal sites Below are the 12 potential federal sites for the new Civic Campus that were part of the review process. 1. Tunney's Pasture – Scott Street (Approximately 50 acres/20 hectares) 2. Lincoln Fields – Pinecrest Creek (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 3. West Hunt Club Road (north) – Highway 416 (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 4. West Hunt Club Road (south) – Highway 416 (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 5. Woodroffe Avenue – West Hunt Club Road (More than 60 acres/24 hectares) 6. Merivale Road /Woodroffe Avenue corridor (More than 60 acres/24 hectares) 7. Central Experimental Farm – Baseline Road – Merivale Road (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 8. Existing Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus (23 acres/9 hectares) 9. Central Experimental Farm – Carling Avenue (west) (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 10. Central Experimental Farm – Carling Avenue (central) (Approximately 60 acres/24 hectares) 11. Central Experimental Farm – Carling Avenue (east) (Approximately 50 acres/20 hectares) 12. Booth Street complex (Approximately 25 acres/10 hectares)