Feb. 16, 2017

Here are 3 different futures for King Street

Toronto city staff are looking for feedback from the public Monday evening on three proposals for the re-design of King Street in a pilot project that will see an overhaul of the arterial road from Bathurst Street to Jarvis or Parliament Streets. 

All three designs focus on transit, dedicating lanes of traffic to streetcar flow. "The overall objective here is to prioritize the transit movement," said Jennifer Keesmaat, the city's chief planner.

"A lot of people, quite frankly, have given up on transit along this corridor," Keesmaat said. "It's the most rapidly densifying area of the entire country and yet the transit service is pretty compromised." 

See the three proposed plans below.


By Amanda Grant, CBC News Posted: Feb 13, 2017 3:41 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 6:34 PM ET