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Whites Rd


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?

Whites Rd

This station has been evaluated as follows:

  • Medium: Connectivity and ridership, travel time savings, policy alignment, ease of construction, construction affordability.
  • Low: Market potential, developmental potential.

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

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DSapp's avatar
Feb 29, 2016 - 13:59

Spend the money extending the Lakeshore East line into Central Oshawa in accordance with the approved EA.

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