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    Ikea

    I always felt the space that Target was supposed to occupy at One York would have been perfect for IKEA.
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    The overhead on Dundas is in the process of being converted to allow for pantograph-only operation. As a result, CLRVs cannot be reallocated onto the 505. MTO has nothing to do with this decision.
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    There is absolutely no plan to permanently abandon streetcars on Kingston Road.
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    King Street (Streetcar Transit Priority)

    Supplementary bus service, not express. These will be trippers that will add a bit of capacity exactly when the line is busiest. Adding more peak period streetcars would mean fewer streetcars for the rest of the network. This would result in other routes being fully replaced by bus. Until...
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    King Street (Streetcar Transit Priority)

    It works as a great diversion route for any eastbound service, given it spans Spadina to Church, unlike Richmond.
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    King Street (Streetcar Transit Priority)

    The tracks were scheduled to be removed as part of road reconstruction in 2021. The plan has changed now to rebuild the tracks as part of the reconstruction project.
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    King Street (Streetcar Transit Priority)

    The Adelaide Street tracks from Charlotte to Victoria are planned to be replaced in conjunction with road reconstruction in 2021 or 2022.
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    LFs are not yet being dispatched from Russell
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    The loop and intersection will be rebuilt. Neville Park Loop and Bingham Loop were recently rebuilt.
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    There are no plans to remove the WB/NB King to WB Queensway and the EB Queensway to SB/EB King curves.
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    Roncesvalles will have a partial reopening in January, storing the LF cars for 512
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    This is related to low-floor streetcar conversion. Even without the route split, the headway would have been widened. In fact, there are more LF's designated to King than originally budgeted due to increased ridership in the corridor. You are correct, however, that widening the headways means...
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    This review is taking place internally right now.
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    For the stretch of Leslie south of Lake Shore, I think the biggest issue is the volume of fully-loaded cement and aggregate trucks that are constantly running northbound on top of the tracks from the plants south of Commissioners to access westbound Lake Shore. The southbound is nowhere near...
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    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    That should also no longer happen.
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    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    This is now fixed, there was a database issue, now addressed, that was preventing it being fixed sooner.
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    504 is scheduled to be fully low floor by the end of the year -all off-peak service will be low floor in October
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    The "Short Turn" announcement would have been in place eastbound, but not westbound to Dundas West Station. Drum, if you were on a westbound car to Dufferin, then yes, it would have stated short turn. These are programmed into the system, so any destination that's not a regularly scheduled...
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    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    Unfortunately, the process for updating the destination signs on the low-floor streetcars is not yet as streamlined and straightforward as on the buses. To say there was no coordination is flatly untrue.

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