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How should Toronto connect the East and West arms of the planned waterfront transit with downtown?

  • Expand the existing Union loop

    Votes: 167 73.2%
  • Build a Western terminus

    Votes: 9 3.9%
  • Route service along Queen's Quay with pedestrian/cycle/bus connection to Union

    Votes: 23 10.1%
  • Connect using existing Queen's Quay/Union Loop and via King Street

    Votes: 14 6.1%
  • Other

    Votes: 15 6.6%

  • Total voters
    228

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While the TTC capital budget continues to reference the Queen's Quay East LRT as 'unfunded'......its real estate plan may suggest otherwise.....

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There are other indications that 2029 may be an in service target date.

That is merely 'speculative' on my part.
 

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While the TTC capital budget continues to reference the Queen's Quay East LRT as 'unfunded'......its real estate plan may suggest otherwise.....

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There are other indications that 2029 may be an in service target date.

That is merely 'speculative' on my part.
Its amazing how many projects we have that all hit the 2029-2031 time. This will be one massive timeframe for transit in this city.
 

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Excuse my skepticism, but I’ll believe these two when they’re fully funded. These are city projects, And especially Waterfront West has been in a limbo state for years.

I would love to see all these happen however.

You are excused............

For now......

;)
 

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I truly believe Ford is refusing to dump provincial capital on LRTs based on the good old Ford attitudes to these sorts of things... which is fine for the Eglinton East LRT I guess to let it sit in limbo until he's out of office, but the Waterfront East LRT needs money now. It's already well overdue.

The Waterfront West LRT is generally a poorly performing project if you ask me that would likely be better served by a future Ontario Line extension.
 

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Sure, let's add 10 billion to the price tag for the hell of it!

Now now, let's not understate the benefits of going over or under the Lake........

It saves up to ~500m; or at average between station speeds (~60km/ph) about 30s travel time for a passenger.

Plus, it by-passes all those rowdies at Sunnyside Beach, no subway for them!

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