Category Archives: transit

Riverdale Avenue

Riverdale Traffic Calming

Simpson, Victor, Langley, Riverdale, Withrow and Bain are one way avenues that alternate between eastbound and westbound travel and serve the primarily residential neighbourhood in Riverdale between Broadview and Carlaw….

Subway Train at Pape Station

Public Consultations for Downtown Relief Line

Most transit discussions lately have revolved around the plan for extending the Bloor-Danforth (Line 2) subway further into Scarborough and the Smart Track proposal put forth by Mayor Tory. However,…

The City From Tommy Thompson Park (The Leslie Spit)

A Better Cycling Route to the Lake

It’s easy to forget that Riverdale is close to the lake. Riverside and Leslieville are even closer, yet obstacles like Lakeshore Boulevard and the Port Lands can make our neighbourhoods…

Pape Avenue Junior Public School

Back To School

Labour Day marks the last day of summer vacation for most students. We look forward to seeing all the neighbourhood’s students arrive at school by foot, bike, bus or car….

TTC Streetcars Backed up on Broadview Ave

504 King and 505 Dundas temporary route change

This summer has been full of TTC construction and route changes. First there was the Queen and Leslie closure, followed by the closure at Queen and Broadview. Now construction near…

Russell Carhouse

Russell Carhouse

The Russell Carhouse is a TTC streetcar house located on Queen Street, just east of Greenwood. It was open to the public last weekend for Doors Open Toronto. There were…

10 Minutes Away

Ten Minutes Away by Car, Foot, or Transit

This Isoscope mapping tool has been making the rounds on social media today. We wondered how far you can travel from Riverdale by car, and by foot. We arbitrarily chose…

TTC Streetcar on Queen Street

Upcoming TTC Construction

Construction season is approaching, and there are two big TTC Streetcar projects coming up on Queen St. East that could make it a bit harder to get around. Queen and…

Downtown Relief Line Public Consultation at Riverdale Collegiate Institute

Downtown Relief Line Public Consultation

Last night there was a public consultation at Riverdale Collegiate institute run by the TTC and Metrolinx. There are two related studies underway: one run by the TTC focusing on…

Relief Line Study Area Map

Upcoming Public Meetings on Downtown Relief Line

Recently we covered the Downtown Relief Subway Line and how it could affect our neighbourhoods. There are two studies underway: The first by the TTC and the City, focuses on…