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Leaside

Metrolinx’s analysis of transit station and stop naming conventions established these principles for determining new names:

1. Simple

  • Simple names are easier to remember

2. Logical

  • Logical names provide a mental link when trip planning: they should be relevant to the area they reside

3. Durable

  • Names should be relevant as long as the station exists

4. Self-Locating

  • Names should allow users to mentally locate themselves within the region

5. Unique

  • A unique name is one that cannot be confused with any other.

Bayview is already a station name on the TTC’s number 4 (Sheppard) subway line. Leaside is a neighbourhood bordering on the LRT route and this station. The Leaside name is both logical and unique.

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