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Metrolinx: Finch West LRT

TheTigerMaster

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1-2B should be enough to add 5K ppdph to the Yonge Line, or ATC to Line 2, or starting building another central rapid transit line.
Metrolinx has a long history of signing contracts, and refusing to live up to their obligations. We've seen it with the Eglinton Crosstown, we've seen it with Presto, and now we're seeing it with Finch West. This is an agency that will fully sign an agreement, take your money, and then walk away from their commitments.
This is exactly why the subways should have been left with the city, and the province only building regional transit.

This is part of the reason why the proposed funds transfer to build the Ontario Line gives me pause. Knowing how Metrolinx operates, they'll sign the agreement, take billions of dollars from taxpayers and build something totally contrary to what was agreed to. This isn't an academic discussion. With Presto, they've still failed to meet their contractural obligations to the TTC, while charging them outrageous rates to use their still incomplete system.
 

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From the above report, the Mx Statement:

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From the above report, the Mx Statement:

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Where do they train to write statements like that? Ten lines filled not counting the title and the spaces between paragraphs; still totally unclear whether they will build the community centre next to MSF, build it in another location, or not build at all.

A straight answer would take one line. A straight conditional answer, perhaps three lines.
 

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Unless you're a hardcore transit fan loving to watch LRVs head out of the yard very morning at 5am, I highly doubt anyone would want to live beside the MSF if they had a choice.
I think the property is more suited for commercial use.
 

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is it possible that a community centre is still built just with a condo on top?

This doesn't sound like the worst idea, sell the land on condition that the culture hub gets built on the podium, put some towers up top, and allocate a certain # of units to affordable housing, everybody wins lol
 

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