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Gerrard East (West of Don)

Criteria

When considering the suitability of new station locations, the following factors were considered:

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?

Potential for Surrounding Area Land Value Uplift

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

Affordability

  • What is the cost to construct the station?

Ease of Construction

  • Can the required facilities be constructed in this location?

Gerrard East (West of Don)

This station has been evaluated as follows:

  • Medium: Connectivity and ridership drivers, affordability, potential for surrounding area land value.
  • Low: Travel time savings, ease of construction.                                                                                                                                             

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

 

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EnviroTO's avatar
Feb 23, 2016 - 23:26

The other two options provide connections to two or three streetcar routes immediately North or South of the platforms. This option just north of Gerrard connected to only one.

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Franky's avatar

This station would get no use as it's on the other side of a park. No go

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