Sheppard Avenue East - Sheppard East LRT

Aug. 30, 2016

Global News - Published on Mar 17, 2012

An expert panel report calls for a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system to be built in Toronto rather than Mayor Rob Ford's proposed subway expansion. Jackson Proskow reports. March 16.

Aug. 30, 2016

Global News - Published on Mar 24, 2012

Toronto City Hall votes in favour of light rail transit for Sheppard Aveneue East. Jackson Proskow reports.

Aug. 17, 2016

Chris Fox, - Published Monday, April 27, 2015 10:30AM EDT - Last Updated Monday, April 27, 2015 1:05PM EDT

Aug. 17, 2016

The Sheppard East LRT is a 13-kilometre transit line that was to run along the surface of Sheppard Avenue from Don Mills Station to east of Morningside Avenue in Toronto - The project includes a new train yard at Conlins Road

The Sheppard East LRT was part of Metrolinx’s investment in rapid transit in Toronto - In addition to Metrolinx’s contribution, the Federal government provided $333 million to the Sheppard East LRT project - The project cost was to be approximately $1 billion - As the major project funder, Metrolinx was to own and be responsible for operation

-        Metrolinx

UPDATE - This project has since been placed on hold for an undefined period of time and is to be reviewed at a later date