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Settlement Reached to Redevelop Celestica Site in North York

Celestica, Diamond Corp, Lifetime Developments, Context Developments, Toronto
July 11, 2016 4:06 pm | by Michael Uttley | Comments
In 2014, the City of Toronto received a redevelopment proposal for the sixty-acre Celestica Site on the northwest corner of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East. The proposal aimed to ... read more

TTC Considers Finch West and Crosstown LRT Link at Pearson

finch eglinton lrt map
March 30, 2016 4:30 pm | by David Brake | Comments
As City of Toronto and Metrolinx planners consider the latest round of public feedback to their 15 year master plan for new rapid transit in Toronto and the GTHA, their plans for new ... read more

Transit Plan Inches Towards Reality at Executive Committee

The new 15-year transit, image courtesy of the City of Toronto
March 10, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In a marathon meeting on March 9th, Mayor John Tory's Executive Committee endorsed City Planning's comprehensive 15-year transit plan, bringing an impressive web of subways, LRTs and ... read more

Toronto Transit Plans: In The End What We Get Is Up To Us

February 24, 2016 3:50 pm | by David Brake | Comments
With the TTC and Metrolinx unveiling maps earlier in February showing an extensive network criss-crossing the city by 2031, transit supporters could be forgiven for heaving a sigh of relief. An ... read more

Scarborough Transit Plan: Nuanced Planning Over 'SUBWAYS'

The new Scarborough transit network, image courtesy of the City of Toronto
January 22, 2016 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The three-stop 'subways, Subways, SUBWAYS' expansion into Scarborough, that—through an illogically Fordian war of attrition—fought its way through City Councill to become the City's preferred ... read more

Metrolinx Finalizes Station Names for Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto
January 14, 2016 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aiming to avoid potentially confusing duplicates of existing station names, Metrolinx set out in 2015 to finalize station names on the new Crosstown LRT, now under construction, based on a ... read more

New Videos Offer a Close Look at Crosstown LRT Line, Stations

November 6, 2015 5:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As construction of the hotly anticipated Crosstown LRT continues, the last few months have given us a better understanding of how Metrolinx's completed LRT line will look once the first passengers ... read more

Crosslinx Signs Contract for Eglinton Crosstown Delivery

The revised station names, image courtesy of Metrolinx
November 3, 2015 5:52 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With a target completion date of 2021, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have made another step forward in delivering the Crosstown LRT. Crosslinx Transit ... read more

Knitting Crosstown LRT Stations into Toronto Neighbourhoods

Yonge Station, Metrolinx, TTC, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 13, 2015 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 1st, preliminary designs for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT's undergound stations, at-grade stops, and track-level amenities were revealed, with the Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit ... read more

Plans Revealed for Mount Dennis Crosstown LRT Facility

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 7, 2015 5:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last week, UrbanToronto has taken an in-depth look at the Crosstown LRT designs that emerged from the recent Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit Solutions presentation at the Design Review ... read more

Previewing the Crosstown's Green Trackway and At Grade Amenities

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, we previewed the Crosstown LRT station designs revealed at the October 1st meeting of the Design Review Panel (DRP). Together with representatives from Crosslinx Transit Solutions, a ... read more

Metrolinx Reveals a Cohesive Aesthetic for the Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 2, 2015 4:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the October 1st meeting of the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP), the Crosstown LRT's architectural aesthetic was thoroughly laid out by representatives of Metrolinx and by the IBI ... read more

Westward Tunnel Boring Commences for Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, tunnel boring machine, Toronto
September 24, 2015 3:15 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 1:00 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 6:10 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

Tunnel Boring Machines Complete First Leg of Crosstown Tunnelling

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto
January 22, 2015 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Metrolinx' 19-kilometre long Crosstown LRT line reached a major milestone yesterday, as tunnel boring machines Dennis and Lea broke through the walls of the Allen Road ... read more

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT: Making it Real Rapid Transit

Eglinton Crosstown LRT Route Map (source: Metrolinx)
August 29, 2014 11:15 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 6:45 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 11:20 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 4:00 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