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Science Centre

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.

The Ontario Science Centre is a well-known national tourist attaction. Naming this station after the Science Centre makes it unique and self-locating.

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