Uncertainty around Cummer Station

Uncertainty around Cummer Station

You’d be in good company if you’ve taken the opinion that governments are more interested in creating transit plans than they are in actually getting them built. Between delays on the Ellington Crosstown, the constant debate over how to replace the SRT in Scarborough, and even the responsibility for transit planning shifting from the City to the Province, there has been a lot of arguing, and not a lot to show for it. The result is confusion. And we’re about to pay a steep price …

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Another Full Weekend Closure From Finch to St. Clair

Another Full Weekend Closure From Finch to St. Clair

This weekend, there will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St. Clair stations on both Saturday and Sunday.

Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes along the line during these closures, and supervisors will be stationed at key locations reminding customers and operators of the TTC’s mandatory mask policy.

In addition, there will be further early closures from March 8 to 11.

To learn more about these closures, visit: http://www.ttc.ca/Service_Advisories/Subway_closures/index.jsp

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Full Weekend Closure From Finch to St. Clair

Full Weekend Closure From Finch to St. Clair

This weekend, there will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St. Clair stations on both Saturday and Sunday.

Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes along the line during these closures, and supervisors will be stationed at key locations reminding customers and operators of the TTC’s mandatory mask policy.

In addition, there will be a number of early closures and full weekend closures throughout March.
Line 1: Finch to Eglinton nightly early closures March 1 to 4
Line 1: Finch to St Clair full …

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Early Closures Continue on Line 1 Next Week

Early Closures Continue on Line 1 Next Week

Early closures will continue on Line 1 between Finch and Eglinton stations from February 22-25. Subway service will end at 11 p.m. nightly for more tunnel and signal upgrades. Regular service will resume around 6 a.m. each following morning.

Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes along the line during these closures, and supervisors will be stationed at key locations reminding customers and operators of the TTC’s mandatory mask policy.

To learn more about these closures, visit: http://www.ttc.ca/Service_Advisories/Subway_closures/index.jsp

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More Early Closures on Line 1 Next Week

More Early Closures on Line 1 Next Week

Early closures will continue on Line 1 between Finch and Eglinton stations from February 16-18. Subway service will end at 11 p.m. nightly for more tunnel and signal upgrades. Regular service will resume at approximately 6 a.m. each following morning.

Shuttle buses will be running to replace service along the subway line during these closures. Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes, and supervisors will be stationed at key locations reminding and advising both customers and operators of the TTC’s mandatory mask policy.

To learn more …

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Closures on Line 1 This Weekend – Next Week

Closures on Line 1 This Weekend – Next Week

As a reminder, there will be no Subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St Clair stations on Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7, to accommodate work on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit construction project. While this work is being completed, the TTC is also using the closure to upgrade the signals on our section of the Subway line.

As well, Subway service on Line 1 between Finch and Eglinton stations will end at 11 p.m. nightly from Monday, February 8 to Thursday, …

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Full Subway Closure on Line 1 – February 6 and 7

Full Subway Closure on Line 1 – February 6 and 7

There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St Clair stations on Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7, to accommodate work on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit construction project. While this work is being completed, the TTC is also using the closure to upgrade the signals on our section of the Subway line.

Shuttle buses will be running to replace service along the subway line during these closures. Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes, and supervisors will be …

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Full Subway Closure on Line 1 This Weekend

Full Subway Closure on Line 1 This Weekend

There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St Clair stations on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24, 2021 to accommodate work on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit construction project. While this work is being completed, the TTC is also using the closure to upgrade the signals on our section of the Subway line.

We also have another early subway closure starting next week. Subway service on Line 1 between Finch and Sheppard-Yonge stations will end at 11 p.m. nightly from …

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Early Closures on Line 1 Continue Next Week

Early Closures on Line 1 Continue Next Week

As a reminder, service on Line 1 between Finch and Eglinton stations will end at 11 p.m. nightly from Monday, January 18 to Thursday, January 21, 2021 for tunnel and signal upgrades.  Regular service will resume at approximately 6 a.m. each following morning.

Shuttle buses will be running to replace service along the subway line during these closures. Buses will operate every 1.5 to 2 minutes, and supervisors will be stationed at key locations reminding and advising both customers and operators of the TTC’s mandatory mask …

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Early Closures on Line 1 Subway Starting Next Week

Early Closures on Line 1 Subway Starting Next Week

Starting next week, there will be a series of closures on the Line 1 Subway. These closures are being done for tunnel and signal upgrades, and to support work on the Eglinton Crosstown project. Be advised of closures on the following dates:

Finch to Eglinton nightly 11 PM closures January 11 to 14
Finch to Eglinton nightly 11 PM closures January 18 to 21
Finch to St Clair full weekend closure January 23 and 24
Finch to Eglinton nightly 11 PM closures January 25 to 28

Shuttle buses will be …

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Yonge Street Transformation

Yonge Street Transformation

The future of Willowdale looks much brighter today after Council strongly supported the plan to Transform Yonge between Sheppard and Finch.

When it’s completed, we’ll have a wide boulevard for pedestrians, restaurant patios, plantings, and a bicycle lane separated from both cars and pedestrians. The space will be created by reducing traffic lanes to two in each direction, plus turn lanes and bus bays.

The plan – which was strongly supported by community leaders, urban experts and advocates for pedestrian and cycling safety – will change our …

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Solutions to Street Racing May Come With Cameras

Solutions to Street Racing May Come With Cameras

by Markus O’Brien Fehr, Chief of Staff

Does COVID-19 have an impact on neighbourhood noise?  We were starting to wonder over the summer.  While there have always been issues with souped up cars racing on our major roads in the middle of the night, especially on Yonge Street, Doris Avenue or Beecroft Road, complaints we received went through the roof in 2020.  Was car racing seen as an appropriate socially distanced recreational activity?

The most obvious concern, driving at high rates of speed, is a major hazard …

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