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Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

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Taking Eglinton Crosstown Further

The proposed Eglinton Crosstown West Extension will bring even more rapid transit to Etobicoke and Mississauga to make it easier for people to get where they need to be each day.

The proposed extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT will run 9.2 kilometres from the future Mount Dennis LRT station to Renforth Drive and will operate mainly underground, helping to reduce travel times and improve access to jobs, schools and other destinations throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario are working together to deliver the project, which is estimated to be complete by 2030-31.

7
Stops*

9.2
Kilometres*

37,000
Daily Boardings

Where will it take me?

The proposed extension will offer convenient links to other destinations throughout the region – UP Express and Kitchener Line GO Train service at Mount Dennis, TTC bus services at all transit stops in Toronto, and MiWay and GO Bus services via the Mississauga Transitway at Renforth Drive.

Plans are also being explored with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority to extend the line another 4.7 kilometres to Pearson International Airport.

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

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Proposed Plan

*approximate numbers based on current plans for the project

Number of proposed stations Up to 10 – 7 from Mount Dennis to Renforth Drive, and up to 3 more for the potential link between Renforth Drive and Pearson International Airport
Number of proposed connections to other transit options 5
  • 2 regional rail services: UP Express and Kitchener GO Train
  • 3 bus services – GO Transit, TTC and MiWay buses
Approximate number of route kms Up to 13.9 km – 9.2 between Mount Dennis and Renforth Drive, and 4.7 for the potential link between Renforth Drive and Pearson International Airport
Approximate ridership 37,000 daily boardings
Approximate access to jobs 18 per cent more GTHA jobs accessible in 45 minutes or less

Faster and More Convenient Travel

The proposed Eglinton Crosstown West Extension will improve travel times between key regional destinations. With trains running all the way between Renforth Drive in the west to the Ontario Science Centre in the east as frequently as every four minutes, people will be able to get where they are going faster.

Get Involved

An addendum to the original Eglinton Crosstown environmental assessment (2010) was needed to reflect the new underground and elevated route segments of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension.

The addendum to the 2010 EPR has been prepared and is now available for a 30-day review, starting June 3, 2020. If you’d like to provide comments, please email the project team (EglintonWest@metrolinx.com) or call 416-782-8118. Those who wish to provide comments on the EPR must do so by July 3, 2020.

If you have discussed your issues with Metrolinx and you object to this transit project, you can provide a written submission to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks:

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Environmental Assessment Branch
Attention: Cindy Batista, Special Project Officer
Tel: 416-314-7225
Email: cindy.batista@ontario.ca

EPR Addendum and Appendices


The first round of public consultations for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension was held in early April. Digital copies of the presentation boards are available on the Metrolinx Engage portal.

Your opinion matters. You can always share thoughts, questions or comments on the project by emailing EglintonWest@metrolinx.com

Next Steps

The Initial Business Case 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.

Metrolinx is also continuing to explore plans with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority to extend the line to Pearson International Airport.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued two Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for advance tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension and the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension - the first phase of work for the two projects.

Stay tuned to this page for future project updates.

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