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Johnny Au

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Fairbank station on June 17, 2021:

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Bit of an aside, but my favourite example of this is that in 2008, at a world electricity convention, the IEEE came out with a universal power outlet standard for the world to incorporate, Type N. The hope was to create a single standard that the world would use, negating the complicated mess of different plug types. Just two, one for 110v and one for 220v, very similar in standard.

Brazil at the time was looking for a new outlet to standardize the several different outlet types and voltages found around the country. So, they thought "hey, heres this new universal standard outlet that the world is going to use, lets jump on this and be early adopters, but then we will be poised to be compatible with this new world standard." Rather than use the European outlet type, (Type C) which is really the most widely adopted.

As of 2021 the number of countries using the new universal world stanard type N plug: One. Brazil.
 

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I think there's a significant difference between making use of space in a hydro corridor where a transit line intersects one, and planning a transit line to run inside of a hydro corridor.
 

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We did a quick drive by of the eastern end and a lot of cables being feed underground in the ROW. Still a lot of material to be wrap around the rails.

Sidewalks and curbs that were being form a few weeks ago that I saw are still in the same condition with no concrete pour for it or being extended. Some other areas has seen concrete pour for sidewalks and curbs. Eglinton could see new top coat of paving by the fall with smooth driving compare to the rough ride today.

Looks like most intersection have standard traffic lights installed and the removal of construction lights.

Surprised to see the off loading area still plank. Does this mean more cars to ship to the area or provision of removing a car if it has problems???

The overpass at Kennedy Station on Eglinton should return to 3 lanes going eastbound in July as most of the sidewalk is now back in place as well the curb lane
 

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Quick shot of the secondary entrance of Oakwood station on June 21, 2021 next to Empire Midtown:

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The value of the properties along Eglinton Avenue will go up big time AFTER the construction is completed. Stores are empty at the moment, but will fill up soon in 2022.
 

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"Restructuring the Network for Line 5 Eglinton" - included in this @Steve Munro post:

 

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