May. 31, 2016

Sheppard LRT vs Subway Cost Analysis

Sheppard LRT vs Subway Cost Analysis

Subway Extension from Don Mills and Sheppard to Scarborough Centre (8 New Stops)
Subway Construction 9.3 kms $325 million/km $3,022.50
Retrofit Don Mills Station $100.00
Retrofit Scarborough Centre Station $100.00
Lost Time at Scarborough Centre (over 30 years) $0.00
TOTAL COST $3,222.50

LRT Extension from Don Mills and Sheppard to Scarborough Centre (16 New Stops)
LRT Construction 9.3 kms $110 million/km $1,023.00
Transitional Subway/LRT Station at Don Mills $900.00
Retrofit Scarborough Centre Station $200.00
Lost Time at Don Mills and Sheppard (over 30 years) $1,000.00
Lost Time at Scarborough Centre (over 30 years) $1,000.00
TOTAL COST $4,123.00