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Don Mills / Leslie Street LRT Project
06.10.2009
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PCC 1 Presentation
7:00 p.m.
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1
Outline
Project Background
Existing Conditions
LRT Technology
Key Stations
Highway 7 Transit Hub
Project Consultation
What are we studying?
We are undertaking a transit planning and
assessment study for light rail transit on Don Mills
Road and Leslie Street from Steeles Avenue to
Highway 7.
Phase 1 (Spring and Summer 2009) will define
the specific details of the LRT system.
Phase 2 (Fall 2009 and Winter 2010) will
assess the environmental effects and mitigation
for the preferred transit project.
Why Light Rail Transit (LRT)?
Metrolinx’s The Big
Move approved in
November 2008
The Don Mills Road
LRT is part of
Toronto’s Transit
City Plan
York Region’s Draft
Transportation
Master Plan Update
identifies Don Mills
Road / Leslie Street
as a Rapid Transit
Corridor
Metrolinx – The Big Move
34: Don
Mills Rd /
Leslie St Rapid
Transit from the
Bloor / Danforth
Subway to Hwy 7
Source: Metrolinx The Big Move Schedule 1
City of Toronto – Transit City
Don Mills LRT includes a
connection to York Region
Source: City of Toronto Transit City Light Rail Plan Update (February 2009)
York Region Transportation Master
Plan Update
Transit priority
improvements from
Highway 7 to Major
Mackenzie Drive
Rapid Transit
Corridor from
Steeles Avenue
to Major
Mackenzie Drive
Rapid Transit
Corridor from
Steeles
Avenue to
Hwy 7
Transit Ridership Forecast
What’s happening north of
Highway 7?
A Sustainable Travel Choices study is currently being undertaken
for the area bounded by Yonge Street, York-Durham Line, Major
Mackenzie Drive and Steeles Avenue.
Study Area
Motions have recently been received from the
Town of Markham and the Town of Richmond Hill
to extend the study area to Major Mackenzie Drive.
This request has been acknowledged and is
currently under review.
Existing Conditions
Existing Conditions in the Study Area (1 of 3)
Simonston Blvd
lvd
Steeles Ave
nB
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Looking
north
on
Don
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north
onMills
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Mills Road
Paddock
Park
Looking
north
on Don
Mills
Simonston
Park
Shaar
Shalom
Synagogue
Shops
off
Steeles
and
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Plaza
Existing Conditions in the Study Area (2 of 3)
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Looking south on Leslie Street south of the CNR
German Mills Creek
crossing
German
Mills
Creek
Leslie
Street
crossing
the
railroad Church and Lyndhurst
Ascot
Mansions
Condominium
Jesus
the King
Melkite
Catholic
Looking
The south
hydro
corridor
Looking
southdown
downLeslie
LeslieStreet
Street
Bishop
Star
Plaza
Homes
overlooking
German
Looking
south
on
Leslie
Street/Don
Mills
RoadMills Creek
Day Nursery
St. Robert’s Catholic School
Existing Conditions in the Study Area (3 of 3)
Mintho
d
rn Blv
Commerce Valley Dr
Hwy 7
Hwy 407
N
corner(northwest
of7 Leslie
Street
and
Highway
7 from
VivaNortheast
stop
on Square
Highway
Times
corner
of Leslie
andLeslie
Hydro
Corridor
Trail
west
LeslieStreet
Street
north
on
Street
at
Highway
407
Southeast
corner
of Leslie
and Commerce
Looking
north
on
Street
Southeast corner of LeslieThe
Street
andLooking
Highway
7Leslie
Highway 7)
Valley Drive
Typical Modern LRT Vehicles
Copyright 2007 Thierry Leleu
A typical modern LRT vehicle
has the following features:
Larger capacity
Fully accessible low-floor vehicles
Boarding at all doors
Operator cabs at both ends
No emissions produced directly
by the vehicle
Higher efficiency
Lower operating costs
Lower noise
Transitway Typical Section
Midblock
Transitway Typical Section
At Stations
What comes with LRT?
Commuter
Parking
Catenaries
Special
Track Work
Electrical
Substations
What comes with LRT?
Passenger Pick Up &
Drop Off (PPUDO)
Traffic, transit and
pedestrian
facilities
Boulevards and
medians
Vivastations
Key Stations
Highway 7 Transit Hub
Transit
Connections
Highway 7
Transitway
LESLIE
ST
HIGHWAY 7
Leslie LRT
What’s next?
Development
of Alternative
Solutions
First PCC 1
Development of
Alternative Designs
Public and Agency Workshops
PCC 2
To be coordinated with Toronto/TTC
EA Documentation
Public and Agency Workshops
PCC 3
Approval
June 10, August
2009
2009
October November
2009
2009
December
2009
February
2010
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