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1750 The Queensway 
1750 The Queensway, Toronto
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Towered

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This is great news even if the architecture doesn't turn out to be amazing (which it likely won't seeing how this is in Etobicoke). I'm just elated to see another horrid strip plaza on death row.
 

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I think it's about time they consider extending the Queen streetcar with another branch along Queensway all the way to Sherway.

The Queensway is really developing into an avenue, the ROW is wide enough, even between Park Lawn and Royal York (if you removed the on-street parking) and there are so many developments popping up.

If you were ambitious, the streetcar could take Queensway to Sherway, cut down West Mall, into Sherway Gate, then take Evans and Browns Line down to the Long Branch loop. A South Etobicoke LRT loop.
 

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I think it's about time they consider extending the Queen streetcar with another branch along Queensway all the way to Sherway.

The Queensway is really developing into an avenue, the ROW is wide enough, even between Park Lawn and Royal York (if you removed the on-street parking) and there are so many developments popping up.

If you were ambitious, the streetcar could take Queensway to Sherway, cut down West Mall, into Sherway Gate, then take Evans and Browns Line down to the Long Branch loop. A South Etobicoke LRT loop.
Considering that the Queensway bus currently runs at 30 minute frequencies both peak and off peak, I think it's premature to be considering a new streetcar on this street. There's not even that much development happening here anyway, aside from a small handfull of projects.
 
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Considering that the Queensway bus currently runs at 30 minute frequencies both peak and off peak, I think it's premature to be considering a new streetcar on this street. There's not even that much development happening here anyway, aside from a small handfull of projects.
Catch-22. I live in the area, and no one takes that bus to anything on the Queensway because the frequency is crap. So people drive to all that retail and restaurants.Most people who are taking a bus are taking a bus heading to Line 2 in AM or PM rush, such as 45 Kipling, 110 Islington, 73 Royal York,123 Shorncliffe, or 15 Evans.

I'd like to see improved bus service, with eventual aspirations to upgrade to BRT or LRT down the road.

Also, in general, South Etobicoke needs better connections to the two GO stations that are right in their neighbourhood. It is an absolute pain in the ass to get to Long Branch (unless you live on Lakeshore) or Mimico station on the TTC, and parking is also extremely limited at both sites.
 
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It's so typical of how we do things here, wait until it gets so bad that people are forced to take transit instead of building transit so that people want to use it....It's mind boggling!
 
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^that is changing, it was a Fordian attitude that caused that, Miller increased bus service to provide good service city-wide and Ford cut it back again. Tory now wants to restore it.