Transportation

Projects & Studies

Recent Projects

King Street Pilot

The King Street Pilot Study is exploring bold, transformative ideas for how to redesign King Street in order to achieve three broad city-building objectives: moving people on transit more efficiently, improving placemaking and the public realm, and supporting business and economic prosperity.

Scarborough Centre on the Move

The City of Toronto is undertaking a Transportation Master Plan study for Scarborough Centre.  The study will support the vision and evolution of Scarborough Centre into a walkable and connected urban centre, with an efficient, safe, and balanced transportation network.

Waterfront Transit "Reset"

The City of Toronto, in partnership with the Toronto Transit Commission and Waterfront Toronto is undertaking a Waterfront Transit "Reset" study. The study will involve a comprehensive review of existing and planned waterfront transit, and will clearly articulate the opportunities and options that exist to realize an integrated and continuous waterfront transit route and network.

Relief Line Assessment Study

The City of Toronto’s City Planning Division, together with the TTC, is planning a new rapid transit line to connect Line 1 Yonge-University, downtown to Line 2 Bloor-Danforth, east of the Don River. This line will relieve crowding on Line 1 Yonge-University, at Bloor-Yonge Station, and on the surface transit routes coming in and out of downtown.

Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration EA

The City of Toronto is investigating the potential reconfiguration of the Six Points EA interchange, the area where Kipling Avenue, Dundas Street West, and Bloor Street West meet.

Toronto Waterfront Scan and Environmental Improvement Strategy

The Toronto Waterfront Scan and Environmental Improvement Strategy Study has been completed to assist the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto in their joint efforts to achieve the revitalization of the Toronto Waterfront.

Scarborough Transit Planning

The City of Toronto, together with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), is planning an extension to the Bloor-Danforth Subway (Line 2) and Crosstown LRT eastward to University of Toronto Scarborough Campus to better serve Scarborough's 650,000 residents.

Eglinton East LRT

The Eglinton East LRT is envisioned to extend the Crosstown LRT east from Kennedy Station along Eglinton Avenue East, Kingston Road and Morningside Avenue to the University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus (UTSC).

SmartTrack & Eglinton West LRT

SmartTrack is a proposed new transit solution that uses existing track to link Scarborough to Etobicoke via Downtown. SmartTrack includes enhanced service on Kitchener and Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO corridors and the Eglinton West LRT.

The Eglinton West Light Rapid Transit (LRT) line will close a gap in our transit network, providing a continuation of crosstown services, and a connection to Pearson airport area and the west end.

 

Ongoing Projects

PATH Master Plan study

A Master Plan Study will look at improving the operation of the PATH system and provide guidance for its future development and growth.

Union Station Restoration

Union Station is undergoing a long-term revitalization process. Please see the project website for more information.

2006 Cordon Count Program Information Bulletin

This bulletin outlines key findings and trends for vehicle and person travel across the City of Toronto from the 2006 City of Toronto Cordon Count vehicle survey.

2006 Transportation Tomorrow Survey

This important travel survey is a cooperative effort by 21 local and provincial government agencies to collect information about urban travel. An understanding of urban travel results in better decisions on road and transit improvements, both now and in the future. Similar surveys were undertaken in 1986, 1991, 1996 and 2001 and the resulting information widely used in literally hundreds of transportation planning studies.

Carpool Zone

Carpool Zone is a brand new ride-matching web site from the Smart Commute Association. This site allows you to choose to match with others, whether they are City staff or not, to share the commute to work. Whether you're a driver wanting to share the costs of commuting or someone looking for a ride this site will meet your needs. You can register with Carpool Zone in five easy steps and it's free.

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