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Cawthra Rd-Dundas W

Criteria

Many considerations factor into the assessment of new sites including:

Connectivity and Ridership Drivers

  • How many trips will start and end at this station?
  • Does the station connect to other transit lines and have the potential to improve service?
  • Does the station connect to key destinations?

Travel Time Savings

  • What are the time savings associated with the new station?

Market Potential

  • How well situated is the station in relationship to future market demand?

Development Potential

  • Can the station support future development and intensification?

Policy Alignment

  • Does the Station Area conform to Regional land use policy?

Construction Affordability

  • What is the cost to construct the station?

Ease of Construction

  • Can the required facilities be constructed in this location?

Cawthra Rd-Dundas W

This station has been evaluated as follows:

  • Medium: Connectivity and ridership, policy alignment, construction affordability, ease of construction.
  • Low: Travel time savings, market potential, development potential.

What are your thoughts on this analysis? Have we missed anything?

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Franky's avatar
Mar 4, 2016 - 11:00

This location is in the middle of low density residential and an industrial area. As money needs to be spent wisely, it should be spent where the demand would require a station today. The only reason I can see for this station to be built is to bring relief to neighbouring stations.

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