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That's my map.

There's another version which includes employment. It would be good to remake it with 2011 data, but with no long form there's no reliable place of employment data.
 

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Wow, looking at the density around Eglinton/Brimely/Danforth, then whoever proposed not having a station here has their heads up their asses.

Some transit advocates are so outraged by the SSE plans that they would rather not have a station in that high density area than let those evil Scarberians help themselves to another $150 million of municipal money.
 

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There's this website now to join:

http://www.relieflinealliance.ca/

It's a new campaign launched by a group called Toronto Relief Line Alliance. They also set up a twitter account.

Interestingly, they are not promoting the west end of the relief line that could connect to Dundas West atation.

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Probably because the western portion isn't as urgently needed

If the narrow objective is only to relieve the Yonge line, then sure it's not urgently needed. But if replacing the King streetcar and bringing transit to rapidly growing neighbourhoods like Liberty Village got the attention it deserved, then the western portion is needed too.
 
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It's a new campaign launched by a group called Toronto Relief Line Alliance. They also set up a twitter account.

Interestingly, they are not promoting the west end of the relief line that could connect to Dundas West atation.

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That's mostly because the numbers support building the line as they've drawn it NOW. $7.8 billion, significant relief. Going to Dundas West would marginal cost above marginal benefit, and we don't wanna freak out people worried about the debt ceiling.
 

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^the western part of the line is more about streetcar system relief than yonge line relief.. and if King gets the ROW as planned, comboed with the higher capacity new streetcars, it may not be too necessary. Especially with Smart-Track,
 

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If the narrow objective is only to relieve the Yonge line, then sure it's not urgently needed. But if replacing the King streetcar and bringing transit to rapidly growing neighbourhoods like Liberty Village got the attention it deserved, then the western portion is needed too.

Both are needed. It's a matter of what is more urgently needed, and what will be of more benefit. Metrolinx was fairly unequivocal in their assessment that Relief Line Long is a higher priority, and would bring greater benefit than Relief Line U, even when looking beyond Yonge Relief at things like the incredible time savings Relief Line Long would provide to commuters.

Again, not to say that U isn't needed. I 100% support it.
 

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^the western part of the line is more about streetcar system relief than yonge line relief.. and if King gets the ROW as planned, comboed with the higher capacity new streetcars, it may not be too necessary. Especially with Smart-Track,
Precisely. The 504 King Streetcar is sitting at 64,600 daily riders, the 501 Queen Streetcar at 52,500 daily riders and the 506 Carlton Streetcar at 39,700 daily riders. The Relief Line will intercept all three of these.
 

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