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Toronto Council Backs Key Aspects of City's 15 Year Transit Plan

Scarborough funding map
July 13, 2016 11:09 pm | by David Brake | Comments
After an at-times rancorous day-long debate dominated by debate over the Scarborough subway, Toronto's Council voted by sizeable majorities for several of the key planks of the City's transit plan ... 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

The City Invites You To Rethink Eglinton

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Eglinton Connects, City of Toronto, Metrolinx
October 1, 2013 4:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Eglinton is Toronto's true beating cross-city artery. By 2020 though, the street will look much different to the Eglinton Avenue we know today. Metrolinx is building the Crosstown LRT which will ... read more

155 Redpath Condos: A New Addition To Yonge & Eglinton

Freed 155 Redpath Condos at Yonge and Eglinton Avenue in Midtown Toronto
September 4, 2013 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
In Midtown Toronto, about a dozen single-family homes quietly sat at the southeast corner of Redpath and Roehampton Avenues for years, long after being surrounded by high-rises which had replaced ... read more

How to Dig 11km Through the Centre of the City

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT, City of Toronto
August 28, 2013 4:20 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Playing in the sandbox as kids, many of us dug holes, built sand bridges, moats and castles. Moulding the earth to suit our needs and desires doesn't have to end with childhood though: if you just ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown LRT Stirs Controversy with Local Firms and OAA

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
August 7, 2013 5:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Along Eglinton Avenue signs of construction of the new Eglinton Scarborough Crosstown LRT are springing up. Road closures, piling rigs, excavators and the familiar sound of backup beeping are all ... read more

Empire Communities Creates 'The Hub' at Eglinton and Oakwood

Scale model of The Hub condos Toronto by EI Richmond for Empire Communitie
July 15, 2013 5:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A new mixed-use condominium development is coming to the southwest corner of Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, a spot that will feature a station on the new Eglinton Crosstown LRT line. ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs get a Personality and a Send-Off

Metrolinx, TTC, Lovat, CAT, Kenadian
June 5, 2013 2:12 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT targeted for completion in 2020, officials are in a hurry to get tunneling and get working on the largest transit infrastructure project in ... read more

The Crosstown LRT to Bring Rapid Transit through Mid-Toronto

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 28, 2013 3:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Across the centre of the city, Metrolinx and the TTC are bringing new rapid transit to Toronto. The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT is a 19-kilometre Light Rail Transit line stretching from ... read more

Tonight: City Planning Hosts Workshop on the Future of Eglinton

Toronto, Eglington Avenue
May 28, 2013 2:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division is currently conducting a study on Eglinton Avenue from Jane Street to just beyond Kennedy Station, called the Eglinton Connects Planning Study. Public ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Investment Strategy for Transit Expansion

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 27, 2013 1:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After several years of study and multiple consultations with citizens and the private sector, Metrolinx has released its Investment Strategy. To fund the Next Wave of projects in Metrolinx's Big ... read more

Yonge Eglinton Centre Receiving A $100 Million Facelift

Yonge Eglinton Centre Midtown Toronto RioCan
May 15, 2013 2:50 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Sitting in the heart of Midtown Toronto lies the Yonge Eglinton Centre, a popular mixed-use office complex and destination for shopping & dining. Currently, the 750,000 square foot space ... read more

Metrolinx "Next Wave" of The Big Move

DRL, TTC, Metrolinx, Transit Expansion, LRT, Subway, GO, Toronto
November 30, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Now that the official signing-off for Toronto's LRT lines and PRESTO smartcards has passed, Metrolinx has moved on to other major infrastructure projects sitting in the transit pipeline. In a ... read more

Metrolinx & City of Toronto Officially Ink LRT & PRESTO Deals

Toronto LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, City of Toronto, Karen Stintz, Bob Chiarelli
November 28, 2012 2:12 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Metrolinx and the City of Toronto have finally signed off on the $8.4 billion LRT deal for the city that will see four new rapid transit lines constructed in an effort to ease congestion and ... read more

The Official Plan: Toronto's Development Process

Toronto Official Plan, Toronto Condos
October 12, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Have you ever wondered why development happens where it does? UrbanToronto begins a series on the development process, intended to explain how and why development applications are approved in the ... read more

Metrolinx Invites Private Firms to Build and Operate the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT

The Canada Line
September 21, 2012 11:00 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
September 20, 2012, Metrolinx announced its decision to proceed with an alternative financing and procurement model for the new Eglinton Crosstown LRT. read more

Mixed-Use Project Proposed for the Golden Mile

Site plan for 1891 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto
April 17, 2012 2:50 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The paramountcy of the car in mid-century planning led to the construction of the city's inner suburbs with ample amounts of land afforded to low density uses. Although there are certainly ... read more

Toronto's Transit Future Changes Following City Council Debate

Transit Plan advocated last year by Mayor Ford, rejected by Toronto City Council
February 9, 2012 11:02 am | by Sean Marshall | Comments
Yesterday, Toronto City Council debated, at length, the future of Toronto’s rapid transit network at a special meeting of council. The vote last evening was to approve a plan presented by TTC ... read more

Eglinton Up in the Air: City Council Discusses Transit

Map of the original Transit City plan depicting all eight proposed lines.
February 8, 2012 9:00 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
In the past five years plans for transit on Eglinton have changed a number of times. Here’s how we got to where we are today. read more

Development Planned For 875 Eglinton West

875 Eglinton West, Toronto
October 21, 2011 10:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member Travis brought to our attention a zoning amendment application submitted for 875 Eglinton West earlier this summer. Although there is no official word from the ... read more