Transit and Transportation

  • Dufferin Bus Express Service Moved-Up to Fall 2018

    Over the past few years, I have been working with TTC Chair Josh Colle to find ways to improve transit service on Dufferin Street and have some good news to share with you. You may have previously heard that we were able to secure an express bus route on Dufferin but that it would start in 2021, which we felt was too far from now. That is why we have been advocating to move-up express bus service on Dufferin as soon...
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  • SmartTrack Moves Forward

    Last month, City Council overwhelmingly approved the plan to get SmartTrack built. For the cost of a TTC fare, SmartTrack will provide rapid transit service every 6-10 minutes during peak periods and provide real transit solutions to help you move around our city. With 3 stations on the SmartTrack line in our community at West Queen West (near Queen and Dufferin), Bloor GO Station and St. Clair-Old Weston and two more GO RER Stations at Bloor/Lansdowne and Caledonia/Eglinton, we will...
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  • Provincial GO Fare Announcement – Making Transit More Affordable

    On April 5, the Provincial government announced a new initiative to make travel on the GO network more affordable. I am happy to share that beginning in early 2019, the province will be reducing the cost of GO Transit trips to just $3 for PRESTO users who are travelling under 10 kilometres anywhere on the GO network. This means all GO Transit and Union-Pearson Express trips anywhere within the City of Toronto will be reduced to $3. The $1.50 discount...
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  • Fair Pass Discount Program Launched

    On April 4, the City of Toronto launched the first phase of the Fair Pass Discount Program. The program was approved by Toronto City Council in 2016 as a poverty reduction initiative to make transit more affordable for low income residents. Other initiatives include making transit free for children 12 years of age and under and implementing a universal two-hour transfer. The Fair Pass Discount Program is available for Toronto residents receiving Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works...
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  • St. Veronica's Parking Lot Open to the Public in the Brockton Triangle

    I am pleased to inform you that as a result of my efforts and much negotiation between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), the St. Veronica Catholic School staff parking lot is now open to the public. The keys to the parking lot were delivered by the TCDSB to the City's Parks, Forestry and Recreation division last week. The parking lot will be opened daily by Mary McCormick Community Centre staff between the hours...
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  • SmartTrack/GO Stations Update March 2018

    SmartTrack/GO Stations Update The City of Toronto, Metrolinx and the TTC are undertaking planning and design work as part of the SmartTrack and GO Regional Express Rail Transit expansion program. This project will add enhanced service at 5 stations to move and connect our community, including 3 SmartTrack stations at West Queen West/Liberty Village, Bloor GO/UP Station and St Clair West-Keele, in addition to the new GO Stations at Bloor-Lansdowne and at Caledonia & Eglinton. Earlier this month, a series...
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  • Davenport Diamond Design Visuals and Public Open House Meeting

    Davenport Diamond Design Visuals and Public Open House Meeting Metrolinx recently unveiled the winning art concept for the Davenport Diamond Guideway. Created by Canadian Artist Alex MacLeod, the mural when complete will be the largest digitally printed image in the world. You can find more more images and information about the artist and design by visiting: http://www.metrolinx.com/en/projectsandprograms/integratedart/artwork/secret-park-gate.aspx. Metrolinx is also holding a public meeting to share more details about the the new artwork and Davenport Diamond Project on Tuesday March 27, 2018...
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  • Lansdowne Bus and TTC Improvements Coming to Our Community

    As a daily transit rider, I know firsthand the challenges and frustration many residents face on their commutes. That is why I have been working to improve transit here in our community. Earlier this year, I wrote to the TTC Chair about the Lansdowne Bus and the need to improve service due to the increased population and ridership experienced as a result of developments. I am happy to share that in April 2018, more service will be added on Lansdowne...
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  • Davenport Diamond Update Fall/Winter 2017

    Metrolinx held their final Community Advisory Council (CAC) Meeting for the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation Project in November. The CAC is comprised of local stakeholders and has been providing feedback to Metrolinx on the project. At the meeting, Metrolinx presented updates on their Integrated Art and Public Realm Plans, provided a preliminary construction management overview, in addition to receiving feedback and answering questions from CAC members. I encourage you to review the Meeting Presentation, download the Public Realm Plan and...
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  • Bridge to Earlscourt Park & South Extension of Davenport Diamond Multi-Use Trail to be Included in Bloor-Lansdowne GO Station Environmental Assessment

    I am pleased to share with you the good news that Metrolinx has agreed to the City of Toronto's request to include the bridge to Earlscourt Park and southward extension of the Davenport Diamond multi-use trail to the West Toronto Railpath as part of the environmental assessment for the Bloor-Lansdowne GO RER station. I look forward to continuing to work with community members and other elected officials to advocate for the community requirements that we established together to ensure our...
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