Scarborough Subway Extension - LRT vs Subway

Nov. 4, 2018
Nov. 4, 2018
thestar.com


By JENNIFER PAGLIARO - City Hall reporter
Wed., July 13, 2016

Nov. 3, 2018

"The cost of building a subway to LRT transitional station at Don Mills and Sheppard is almost $1B more than retrofitting the existing station for a new subway extension" - "I don't believe this was taken into account when comparing the difference in cost of LRT versus Subway for the Sheppard Avenue East extension"

Phil Prentice to Cynthia Lai on Twitter - Nov 3'18
Nov. 3, 2018

"The problem with #LRTs is the average 790 metres between stops; subway's are no different, but at least the roadways are preserved for the buses that are going to be required along the same route"

Phil Prentice on Twitter - Nov 3'18