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Scarborough Subway Extension

Scarborough Subway 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 from the community at key project milestones is an important part of the process and helps inform decision-making. We want to update you on the progress we’ve made.

Download the Updated EPR Addendum to find out more about the concerns, questions and requests made at pop-up sessions, open houses and through online activities in February and March 2020.

What We Heard

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

  • Budget, costs and timelines
  • Alignment and design of the system
  • Environment & community impacts
  • Future connectivity opportunities
  • Engagement process
  • Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) are advancing the Government of Ontario's Subway Program under an initial budget of $28.5 Billion.
  • The Preliminary Design Business Case (PDBC) estimates capital costs for the Scarborough Subway Extension to be approximately $5.5 Billion.
  • The target in-service date of the system is planned for 2029/2030.
  • Find out more: Preliminary Design Business Case
  • The Scarborough Subway Extension will be a continuation of the existing TTC Bloor Danforth Line 2 from the existing terminus at Kennedy Station, running eastward briefly under Danforth Avenue, before traveling north along McCowan Road to Sheppard Avenue.
  • More details regarding the design of the Project will become available during the detailed design phase.
  • Find out more: EPR Addendum
  • Investment in the Scarborough Subway Extension will move more people faster, encourage the community to use transit, reduce congestion on roads, and help improve health and quality of life in the local community.
  • Metrolinx is committed to minimizing and managing the effects of construction and operations on the community.
  • The Metrolinx Indigenous Relations Office will continue to work with Indigenous Nations to ensure that any potential negative impacts on Aboriginal or Treaty rights are identified and meaningfully addressed.
  • Find out more: EPR Addendum
  • 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
  • During formal engagement periods that are part of the environmental assessment process, Metrolinx documents feedback and any actions taken as a result of that feedback in consultation summaries that are part of final reporting.
  • Metrolinx will find innovative engagement opportunities to continue the conversation for the foreseeable future.
  • Find out more: Get Involved
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