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Join the Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project team LIVE on October 26, 2021 to have your questions answered.

Please join us for a presentation and question-and-answer session about the Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit project. The panel will include experts from the project team. Live captioning will be provided.

Our virtual platform will allow you to vote on the questions you’d most like answered, and the order our experts take them in will be based on popularity (total votes). We encourage you to submit and vote on questions now. You may also submit questions during the meeting.

If you cannot attend, the video recording will be available on this page after the event.

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Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit LIVE - October 26, 2021


6:30PM - 7:00PM: Project Update

7:00PM - 7:30PM: Questions and Answers to Pre-Submitted Questions

7:30PM - 8:00PM: Call-in Questions

Presentation Materials

Meet the Speakers

Stephanie Cardenas headshot

Stephanie Cardenas


Leona Hollingsworth

Leona Hollingsworth

Director, Community Engagement, Metrolinx

Photo of Mathieu Goetzke

Mathieu Goetzke

Vice President, Planning, Metrolinx

Photo of David Hopper

David Hopper

Consultant Lead, Parsons/IBI Group

Madelin Blacha

Madelin Blacha

Project Coordinator Environmental P&A, Metrolinx

Format & Accessibility

Questions will be answered based on popularity (total votes). We aim to answer all questions.

Please review and note that conduct inconsistent with our policies will result in removal.

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Anonymous's avatar
Oct 14, 2021 - 10:07

How is Durham Region implementing noise barriers along those residential properties directly located along Kingston Road (west of Liverpool Rd., east of Walnut Lane, Pickering)? Currently there are none.

Anonymous's avatar
Oct 14, 2021 - 10:17

Currently, there are GO dedicated buses that run between Scarborough Centre to Durham. There are GO trains and the Durham Pulse bus that also cover this route. Those are THREE systems already covering these routes. A "rapid bus line" along this route is redundant.

Furry Rider's avatar

The DSBRT should extend beyond this busy part of Oshawa so that those travelling from less densely populated areas don't have to drive into the more densely populated area to catch a bus; this is poor planning on your part - If you want to encourage people to take transit, you need to make it as easy and quick as possible for them

Anonymous's avatar

Through the narrow portion of downtown Whitby, the buses should simply join general traffic lanes rather than creating a major bottleneck for the purposes of continuity of the lane.

Anonymous's avatar

Oct 24, 2021 - 10:52

I have observed the expansions through Ajax, Markham, Vaughan, Newmarket and York Region in general.
The dedicated bus lanes cost millions of dollars.
I see few buses and not very full buses in the bus lanes, however I do see traffic congestion for cars.
Would it not be wiser to just serve the many? Are there statistics to justify bus lanes?

Anonymous's avatar

Can you please provide current (post-Covid commuting) study data on expected traffic volumes and neighbourhood traffic infiltration with only 1 shared westbound lane in downtown Whitby ? Need to understand that impact to the whole community against the value of having a slightly wider sidewalk for one block Brock to Byron.