crosstown lrt

Westward Tunnel Boring Commences for Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, tunnel boring machine, Toronto
September 24, 2015 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning marked an important milestone for the Crosstown LRT, as westward tunnelling ceremonially commenced for what is being touted as the single largest transportation infrastructure project ... read more

Crosstown LRT Tunnel Boring Machines Successfully Moved

The front of the machine is marked by its cutting head, image by Marcus Mitanis
April 20, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This past weekend was a sight to behold for many self-described 'transit geeks' as two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) successfully made an above-ground journey outside Eglinton West Station at ... read more

Crosstown TBMs to be Moved in Elaborate Operation Starting Friday

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Aecon, ACS Dragados, Metrolinx, TTC, Toronto
April 15, 2015 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
By 2020, Eglinton West Station will be one of the many stops on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, greatly improving transit connectivity and traffic at the Allen and Eglinton intersection. Just don't ... read more

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT: Making it Real Rapid Transit

Eglinton Crosstown LRT Route Map (source: Metrolinx)
August 29, 2014 10:15 am | by Jonathan English | Comments
The Eglinton Crosstown LRT has long been a subject of debate—in Rob Ford's mind, it still is—but construction has begun and the somewhat peculiar hybrid of underground rapid transit and road ... read more

Eglinton Connects Moves Another Step Forward

Eglinton Connects will transform the street. Image by City of Toronto.
August 7, 2014 5:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The much-discussed Eglinton Connects project is one step closer to fruition after the City of Toronto's Planning and Growth Management Committee adopted Part 2 of the Planning Study’s Phase 1 ... read more

Redevelopment Proposed for 60-Acre Celestica Site in Don Mills

Celestica, re-zoning, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
August 5, 2014 10:20 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
The largest redevelopment proposal triggered to date by the construction of the Crosstown LRT has been received by the City of Toronto. Electronics manufacturer Celestica ... read more

Topping Off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
May 1, 2014 3:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
April was yet another fast-paced month for UrbanToronto, with many projects approaching completion and beginning to more closely resemble their renderings. Since last month, the weather ... read more

Construction Progressing on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, TTC, Metrolinx, Toronto
April 17, 2014 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress is being made on the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, the province's largest public transit construction project in more than half a century. The new rapid transit line will ... read more

Follow Construction of the Crosstown LRT with TBM Tracker

TBM tracker, Eglinton-Crosstown LRT
March 24, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The construction of the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT is an exciting development for transit users in this city, and thanks to a cool new tool on Google Maps, we can now keep tabs on the location of ... read more

Crosstown LRT a Revitalization Catalyst for Mount Dennis

Mount Dennis, Eglinton, Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, City of Toronto
October 28, 2013 11:45 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Across the city, Torontonians are hungry for better transit. Starved for years by a lack of funding and political bickering, congestion is now hurting our region's economic performance to the tune ... read more