Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works

The Yonge North Subway Extension is reaching an important milestone as a shortlist of bidders will be invited to submit their proposals for how they’ll make early upgrades at Finch Station to accommodate the extension. Stronger transit connections between Toronto and York Region are even closer as the Yonge North Subway Extension takes another step toward breaking ground. Metrolinx is announcing three companies will be … Continue reading Metrolinx taking next steps to get teams onboard for Yonge North Subway Extension early works

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See new Yonge North Subway Extension updated environmental studies and station area maps

The vision for the Yonge North Subway Extension is coming into greater focus with the release of updated environmental studies for the project and new station area maps. The new report also outlines what communities can expect during and after construction of the new transit line. Let’s chart it out for you. One of the most exciting parts of building new transit is imagining what … Continue reading See new Yonge North Subway Extension updated environmental studies and station area maps

What’s ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension in 2022

Updated environmental studies and the search for teams to build new subway tunnels are signs that the pace of progress on this new transit project is dialing up another notch in 2022. The path ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension will be filled with important milestones through the rest of the year that will bring the eight-kilometre, four stop extension of TTC Line 1 … Continue reading What’s ahead for the Yonge North Subway Extension in 2022

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Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

Behind-the-scenes work in areas that aren’t often seen by transit riders is key to getting Finch Station ready for major construction on the Yonge North Subway Extension. Metrolinx is starting the search for experts interested in delivering this work through a ‘Request for Qualifications’ that was issued today (Dec. 14), marking another step forward for the new transit project. Metrolinx officials announced today (Dec. 14) … Continue reading Metrolinx puts out call for teams to work on Finch Station as part of Yonge North Subway Extension

Metrolinx CEO statement on refined route for Yonge North Subway Extension

Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster, explains how input from communities has shaped design improvements to the northern section of the route. Metrolinx president and CEO, Phil Verster has just released (Dec. 8, 2021) the following statement on the Yonge North Subway Extension project: “The Yonge North Subway Extension is a long-awaited project that will bring faster transit to more people across York Region and … Continue reading Metrolinx CEO statement on refined route for Yonge North Subway Extension

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University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

A recent sound test at the York University’s Schulich School of Business demonstrated how modern subway design keeps things peaceful and quiet in communities while subways travel in tunnels below. The lecture halls of York University’s Schulich School of Business, are best known as places where future generations of business leaders learn the latest practices and trends. But a recent sound test there recently proved … Continue reading University lecture hall becomes testing lab for noise levels on Yonge North Subway Extension

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These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

It’s all about making those connections. Along with local TTC and York Region Transit bus routes, we thought we’d look at the six major existing and future transit lines that will make it faster and more convenient to travel around Toronto, York Region and beyond, thanks to the Yonge North Subway Extension. A truly great transit network gets people to their destinations quickly and offers … Continue reading These six major transit connections will expand travel options on the Yonge North Subway Extension

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Clark Station to be included as fourth stop on Yonge North Subway Extension

Clark Station will make the regional transit network stronger by connecting more neighbourhoods to the Line 1 subway and creating an easy transfer to York Region’s Viva Orange bus rapid transit service. Learn more about what makes Clark Station a smart addition to this vital transit project. Metrolinx has reached an important milestone on the way to building better transit connections between York Region and … Continue reading Clark Station to be included as fourth stop on Yonge North Subway Extension

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An environmental assessment for the Yonge North Subway Extension

Experts are collecting valuable data for environmental studies for the Yonge North Subway Extension. Here’s what they’re looking at and how community input will help Metrolinx move the project forward, as well as information on an open house being held tonight (May 19). When transit planners and designers set out on a project like the Yonge North Subway Extension, they need to see the path … Continue reading An environmental assessment for the Yonge North Subway Extension

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How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving

The Yonge North Subway Extension will support sustainable growth while creating transit hubs that will connect communities across York Region. Here’s a detailed look at how that will work, including how much time it will save on commutes when compared with, say, watching the best of Star Wars on repeat. The Yonge North Subway Extension will bring TTC Line 1 service roughly eight kilometres north … Continue reading How the Yonge North Subway Extension will offset traffic congestion and keep the region moving