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Dundas East (West of Don)

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?

Dundas East (West of Don)

This station has been evaluated as follows:

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

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

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EnviroTO's avatar
Feb 23, 2016 - 23:28

With the streetcar connections provided at this location there is good connectivity to northern downtown and the universities, and Gerrard East.

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Franky's avatar
Mar 4, 2016 - 11:46

Near a high density area with good transit connections with potential for further development and social benefit through giving high speed access to a low incomes area: This station is a must!

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Doray's avatar
Mar 11, 2016 - 23:01

this GO line is not electrified and there is plan for a relief subway propably going through this area (relief line should be number one priority in the region). Analysis for this station (along with other two) should be pushed back after relief line stations are finalized, and take into consideration that this GO line will not be electrified.

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