> Scarborough Subway Extension | Metrolinx Engage

Scarborough Subway Extension

A Subway for Scarborough

The proposed Scarborough Subway Extension will bring the TTC’s Line 2 subway service nearly eight kilometres farther into Scarborough. 

It will extend from Kennedy Station to Sheppard Avenue and McCown Road, providing quick and seamless transit for those heading into and out of the downtown core and those travelling within Scarborough. The extension will replace Line 3 (the Scarborough RT), helping to reduce travel times and improve access to jobs, schools and other key destinations throughout the city.

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are working together to deliver the Scarborough Subway Extension, which is estimated to be complete by 2029-30.

clickable icon with link to the Get Engaged page

Get Engaged

Ask a question, view the forum, and find out about our upcoming open houses.

 

Where will it take me?

Stations are proposed at Lawrence Avenue and McCowan Road, Scarborough Centre, and Sheppard Avenue and McCowan Road.

The proposed extension will connect to a number of other transit systems to make it easier to travel within the city and beyond. Kennedy Station will provide connections to GO Transit rail services and the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, and the proposed station at Scarborough Centre will connect to GO and Durham Region transit bus services. There will also be local TTC bus connections at every stop along the extension.

All alignments, stations, stops, locations, names and quantity of stations/stops are conceptual and subject to change.

Proposed Plan

*approximate numbers based on current plans for the project

Number of proposed stations

3

Number of proposed connections to other transit options

Up to 6

  • 1 GO Train line – Stouffville
  • Up to 2 local rapid transit lines – Line 5 (Eglinton Crosstown); planned connection to future Sheppard Subway Extension
  • 3 bus services – GO Transit, Durham Region Transit and TTC buses

Approximate number of route kms

7.8km

Approximate ridership

105,000 daily boardings

Approximate walking access to rapid transit

38,000 people living within a 10-minute walk to a station

Approximate increase in transit use

52,000 daily boardings by new users

Approximate access to jobs

34,000 jobs within a 10-minute walk from a station

 

Faster and Convenient Travel

The proposed Scarborough Subway Extension will improve travel times by providing better access to the subway system and minimizing the number of transfers required to get to and from Downtown Toronto.

Next Steps

The Preliminary Design Business Case for the project was released in February, 2020. Planning for the project continues, including due diligence work, further refining the design and engineering work and seeking environmental approvals.

Stay tuned to this page for future project updates.

If you have any questions about the Scarborough Subway Extension, please contact [email protected]