Crosstown

Taking first steps to building the Crosstown’s stations and stops

On April 11, 2016, a crew began to excavate the main entrance to the future Keelesdale Station using a large drilling equipment. This is the first step in the Eglinton Crosstown’s Stations and Stops construction.  Read more »

Planned closures of pedestrian tunnels at Yonge & Eglinton coming soon

February 16, 2017 - 

Major construction is about to begin on the Crosstown’s future Eglinton Station, located at the Yonge & Eglinton intersection. Read more »

Eglinton Gems to Romance Your Valentine

February 10, 2017 - 

Valentine’s Day is an occasion of love, luxury and romance. But with the pressure to create the best possible night ever, it can also be really stressful. 

Whether it’s one of the strip’s well-known establishments or one of its hidden gems, a wonderful selection of shops on Eglinton can provide all you need to impress that special someone.  Read more »

Winter Safety: Driving Near the Crosstown Construction Sites

Driving near construction sites is tough, there’s no question about it. Fencing can reduce available laneways and traffic bottlenecks can cause long delays. When winter weather and precipitation hit, these difficulties are made even worse. 

This winter, keep the following tips in mind when driving near the Crosstown’s construction sites: Read more »

Crosslinx Transit Solutions Mentors Students at Habitat for Humanity Build Day

On November 25, 2016, CTS partnered with the Toronto District and Toronto Catholic District School Boards to provide mentorship opportunities for youth interested in the construction trades. Ten students enrolled in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) were matched with a CTS staff mentor for the day and participated in a Habitat for Humanity home building project. Read more »

Demolishing the Abandoned TTC Bus Terminal at Yonge and Eglinton

In 2004 the TTC bus terminal at Yonge and Eglinton was abandoned over safety concerns stemming from the 50 year-old infrastructure.  This has left a large unoccupied space in Toronto’s bustling Midtown community, offering little-to-no value to the public realm for more than a decade. Read more »

Steps of Constructing Crosstown's Stations

The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (The Crosstown) line will change how the people of Toronto travel around their city. The 19-kilometre Crosstown LRT runs right across the center of Toronto, from Kennedy Station in the east to Weston Road in the west. It’s anticipated that it will reduce commute times by up to 60%. Read more »

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