Category Archives: Union Station
The agenda for the TTC meeting on May 24 contains a few items of interest, but also a troubling sign that matters of public interest are being debated behind closed doors. Items included in this preview: New Streetcar Implementation Plan … Continue reading
This month’s TTC board meeting has a rather thin agenda. Whether that will lead to a short meeting is another matter. Updated January 22, 2013 at 8:30 am: Results of the meeting have been added to this article.
Update 4 October 21, 2012 at 8:30 pm: It’s intriguing to look back at coverage of the DRL the last time this was a major issue. Mike Filey passed along a clipping from the Star from December 2, 1982 that … Continue reading
The Downtown Relief Line has been in the news a lot lately, what with dreams of vast new revenues to pay for transit expansion and, at long last, a recognition that more people want to travel downtown than we have … Continue reading
Union Station Work at Union Station has progressed to the point where the existing link between the railway and subway stations is affected by construction. The westernmost door leading onto the moat outside of the GO Bay Street Concourse from … Continue reading
At the recent Metrolinx Board meeting, staff presented an overview of planning now underway for the future of Union Station. One background report addressed the future levels of GO, VIA and other services at Union and the surrounding rail corridors. … Continue reading
The agenda for November 23rd’s meeting of the Metrolinx Board is now online and it includes several reports of interest. Here I will deal with GO transit performance and capacity issues. In a future article, I will turn to Presto … Continue reading
Front Street Redesign November 3, 2011 (Thursday) from 3:00 to 7:00 pm Room 309, Metro Hall This is the second public information centre as part of the Environmental Assessment process for the proposed redesign of Front Street between York and … Continue reading
During the Metrolinx Electrification Study, those of us who attended various workshops became aware that there was a parallel study of capacity issues at Union Station. The electrification plans are, among other things, in support of operating better service on … Continue reading
For several views of the excavation work now underway in the west wing of Union Station, please visit The Grid which has a photo gallery from a recent press tour. Also the Star. And Urban Toronto is particularly good.