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September 032014

Open houses in September

Metrolinx is hosting three open houses in September at various locations along the Eglinton corridor to provide an update on current Crosstown construction.

Join us at one of the following sessions to hear what is happening, why it needs to happen and how it may impact you:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

7:00 - 9:00 pm Read more »

May 162014

Allen Road Update - Closure will not be pursued

Construction of extraction and launch shafts along Eglinton Avenue at Allen Road began in February which has resulted in significant congestion along Eglinton. Options to alleviate the situation, including the closure of the Allen Road northbound, have been considered. Read more »

February 132014

Open Letter to the Residents of Eglinton Avenue and Allen Road Area

Dear Neighbour:

Re: Traffic Congestion and Pedestrian Safety at Allen Road/Eglinton Avenue

The Eglinton Crosstown is a light rail transit (LRT) line that will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis (Weston Road) and Kennedy Station. This 19-kilometre corridor will include a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.  It will provide a rapid and reliable service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today, when it is completed in 2020. Read more »

November 212013

Experience Eglinton Poster Design Contest

Upper Village BIA Logo

Calling local residents, graphic artists and copywriters who have a flair for design, a passion for the written word and a soft spot for Eglinton! Read more »

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October 182013

Notice of Environmental Project Report Addendum: Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit

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, with more than 10 kilometres underground, making transit travel up to 60 per cent faster than today. Read more »

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June 182013

Join Us at the Fairbank Village Multicultural Fest!

Fairbank Village Multicultural Fest poster Interested in a fun-filled family activity for this weekend? Join us at the Fairbank Village B.I.A. for their annual Multicultural Fest. The B.I.A. Read more »

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June 052013

Announcing the winning names of the Tunnel Boring Machine Naming Contest...

We’re excited to announce the winning names of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for The Crosstown! The names were announced today by Metrolinx CEO Bruce McCuaig, Transportation Minister Glen Murray and MPP Laura Albanese. The winning names are Dennis and Lea, representing the Mount Dennis and Leaside neighbourhoods, and Don and Humber, representing the rivers. Read more »

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June 052013

Metrolinx CEO and Transportation Minister announce start of tunnelling for Eglinton Crosstown

Metrolinx CEO Bruce McCuaig and Transportation Minister Glen Murray announce the start of tunnelling for the Eglinton Crosstown and the winning names of the tunnel boring machines: Dennis and Lea, representing the Mount Dennis and Leaside neighbourhoods; and Don and Humber, representing the rivers. Read more »

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