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February 192013

Designing the Future of Eglinton: Public Workshops

We want to hear from you! Join us at any of the three public workshops on February 19, 26 and 28, 2013 to tell us what you think about Eglinton’s future with the coming Metrolinx investment in transit infrastructure.

Metrolinx will be presenting preliminary designs for stations, including some information that was not part of previous consultations. Designs for LRT surface stops and alignments will also be shown. The Kennedy Mobility Hub and parts of the line that are currently under review by Metrolinx will not be discussed at these events. Read more »

January 312013

Environmental Assessment Update: East Tunnel Alignment

Rapid and reliable transit is coming to the centre of Toronto. The Crosstown will move Torontonians to work, school and play faster than ever before – reducing travel times and enhancing our economy and our environment. The Crosstown will run along Eglinton Avenue and transit travel will be up to 60% faster than today. Read more »

December 122012

Environmental Assessment and Mobility Hub Update: Mount Dennis Area

Metrolinx invites you to attend a public information meeting to learn more about:

  • a change to the west light rail transit alignment that will enable an underground station at Weston Road and Mount Dennis; and
  • the preliminary planning for a new vehicle maintenance and storage facility at Eglinton and Black Creek.

Metrolinx also invites you to provide input through a Mobility Hub Workshop that will help identify community opportunities to shape the future vision for the area. Read more »

December 112012

Environmental Assessment Update: Change to East Tunnel Alignment

Metrolinx invites you to attend a public information meeting to get a project update, learn more and share your input on a change of the east tunnel portal location from east of Laird Station (Brentcliffe Road) to just east of Don Mills Station. This change will allow uninterrupted tunnelling from Don Mills to Yonge Station with significant improvements to construction staging, schedule and impacts. Read more »

November 282012

Designing the Future of Eglinton – Event with Antoine Grumbach

The City of Toronto Planning Division is hosting internationally-renowned architect and urban designer Antoine Grumbach as part of the Eglinton Planning Study. Grumbach will be giving a public lecture to help Toronto understand how Eglinton can redevelop and reinvent itself for the 21st Century with the LRT.

Event details:

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Location: North Toronto Collegiate Institute, 17 Broadway Ave. (two blocks north of Eglinton, just east of Yonge) Read more »

September 042012

Light Rail Vehicle mock-up at Evergreen Brick Works until October 28!

Do you love transit?

Come down to Evergreen Brick Works and meet the newest vehicle in our transit family!

Metrolinx is pleased to introduce visitors to the Light Rail Vehicle that will soon be in use on Toronto’s four new light rail transit lines:The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT, the Scarborough RT, the Finch West LRT, and the Sheppard East LRT. Read more »

July 092012

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June 272012

Public Open House: Preliminary Construction and Traffic Management Planning - Allen Road Area

Metrolinx and the TTC hosted an Open House and presentation to learn more and share your input on the Preliminary Construction and Traffic Management Planning for the Allen Road Area, specifically: Read more »

June 102012

Crosstown team takes part in police community day festival

On June 10, the Crosstown Community Relations staff attended the Toronto Police Services 12 Division Community Day Festival. The Crosstown booth featured an arts and crafts station and souvenirs of the new Toronto Subway Rockets. Numerous visitors asked about the project, and staff enjoyed interacting with the kids. There will be many more festivals this summer; we hope to see you there. Read more »

May 262012

Upper Village BIA SpringFest

On Saturday May 26, 2012 Community Liaison Officers Franca Di Giovanni and Denise Jayawardene represented the Crosstown at the Upper Village BIA SpringFest, and spoke with about 200 community members throughout the day, going past the orginal end time due to great interest. When the festival wrapped up at 6:30 p.m, staff continued to answer questions while dismantling the Crosstown display. It was great to see such interest in the project. Read more »