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December 12 2012

Mount Dennis Mobility Hub Study

The Mobility Hub Workshop for the Mount Dennis area is now closed. Thank you to everyone who attended the open house or submitted their comments online. 

Please review the mobility hub study report (PDF). Read more »

December 12 2012

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 »

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December 11 2012

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 »

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November 30 2012

Two Upcoming Public Events

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 28 2012

Moving Transit Forward in Toronto

TORONTO, November 28, 2012 - Metrolinx has signed agreements with the TTC and the City of Toronto to improve public transit and ease congestion in Toronto.

Under one agreement, the TTC will implement PRESTO fare card technology in all subway stations, buses and streetcars by 2016. This will allow commuters to travel seamlessly and more conveniently within the TTC and across eight municipal transit systems equipped with PRESTO in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Read more »

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November 28 2012

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 »

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November 23 2012

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. The event will be held on November 28, 2012 at North Toronto Collegiate Institute. Click here to learn more.

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November 14 2012

Vote for your favourite names in the Tunnel Boring Machines Naming Contest!

We received nearly 500 entries for the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) Naming Contest! Thank you to everyone for their entries. Our selection committee has nominated six finalists and it’s time to vote for the winner. Visit our contest page to vote. Voting is open until November 21, 2012. The two entries with the most votes will win! Read more »

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October 26 2012

Enter the Tunnel Boring Machines Naming Contest!

Submit an entry for the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) Naming Contest for a chance to put your personal stamp on one of the biggest transit expansion projects in Toronto’s history.

By the end of 2012, four 10.5-metre, 500-tonne TBMs will be delivered in Toronto. These TBMs will dig the tunnel underneath Eglinton Avenue for The Crosstown Light Rail Transit line. Four machines with such an important job deserve proper names, and we need your help naming them. Visit our contest page to enter.

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October 05 2012

The Crosstown to be owned and maintained by Metrolinx, operated by the TTC

Ontario Minister of Transportation Bob Chiarelli and TTC Chair Karen Stintz announced yesterday that Metrolinx and TTC have decided how The Crosstown and the other three new light rail lines will be built and operated.

Metrolinx and the TTC share a vision for the future of transit – and are working together on a path forward that benefits everyone: Read more »

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