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Dundas/Logan

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/Logan

This station has been evaluated as follows:

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

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

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Franky's avatar
Mar 4, 2016 - 11:44

As much as I think this area requires better transit, with the likelihood that the Gerrard/Pape station should go ahead, this location is too close and would slow down the trains for more than it's worth.

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