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Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Eglinton Crosstown West Extension - Your Feedback

We know that good transit planning involves the community, and that better decisions are made when different views are considered. Collecting feedback at key project milestones is an important part of our engagement process. Virtual engagement was held in April and again in June for the addendum to the 2010 Environmental Project Report. Approval and notice to proceed was provided by the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks on August 7, 2020. You told us that you’d like to know more about:

What We Heard

You told us that you’d like to know more about:

  • Budget, costs and timelines
  • Engagement Process
  • Natural Environment
  • Underground Alignment
  • Construction Impacts
  • Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) are moving the Government of Ontario’s Subway Program forward under an initial investment of $28.5 billion
  • The Initial Business Case (IBC) estimates capital costs for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension to be approximately $4.7 billion.
  • Find out more: Procurement
  • By engaging with the public, Metrolinx can share progress on its plans for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and hear feedback that is considered as we move the project forward.
  • Metrolinx is committed to minimizing and managing the effects of construction on the surrounding environment. Every effort will be made to conserve green space, protect the Humber River and the various species of aquatic and terrestrial species known to the area.
  • Find out more: Summary Report
  • The alignment moving forward for further study in the Preliminary Design Business Case provides an optimal trade-off between the ease of local access and the speed of travel, and the best network connectivity and travel experience.
  • Find out more: Business Case  
  • The three-stop extension will better integrate the system with the transit network by providing connections to increased GO Transit services, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, the proposed Durham-Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit and the proposed Sheppard Subway (Line 4) extension. There will also be numerous bus connections at each station.
  • Scarborough residents will have the same kind of connected and seamless subway service that residents have in other areas of the city.
  • Find out more: EPR Addendum
  • Metrolinx is committed to minimizing and managing the effects of the inevitable noise, vibration, dust, and traffic impacts.
  • As the project design progresses, updated plans will be shared in future engagements.
  • Find out more: Impact Assessments
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