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Kipling Av

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?

 Kipling Av

This station has been evaluated as follows:

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

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

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Franky's avatar

Franky
Mar 4, 2016 - 12:12

This area has had a dramatic influx in high density housing. On this map there are no other stations, holding that true this station could get some decent usage and hold more potential due to future growth.

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LetsGo75
Mar 5, 2016 - 18:16

Important connection to Humber College Lakeshore Campus Via short TTC bus route.

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Hogtown's avatar
Mar 10, 2016 - 10:32

I believe a new station at Kipling would be beneficial. I disagree with the evaluation of this station's potential. Traffic in the area has grown dramatically in recent years. The 44 Kipling South is now one of the busiest bus routes with a new express bus being added this month. Humber College continues to expand their campus two blocks away from proposed station. This station is also steps away from the Province's largest correctional facility where people serve their sentences on weekends. Local businesses employ lower income people who rely on transit to get to work. It is very difficult to get to another GO station from this location, making Kipling a good location for a new stop.

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