Bathurst Station: Preliminary Design Consultation

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Station design is one of the most exciting -- and most critical -- components of The Crosstown construction. There are a number of major considerations for station design, including: accessibility for people with disabilities, development potential, integration with surrounding communities, and minimizing construction impacts. This is the preliminary station design consultation for Bathurst. Visit www.thecrosstown.ca for more information.

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Bathurst Station: Preliminary Design Consultation

  1. 1. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Open House #1 November 28, 2011 11/28/2011
  2. 2. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 2
  3. 3. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Open House Overview Part 1 • Introduction • Crosstown Update • Station Design 101 - Design Principles Part 2 •Bathurst Station Preliminary Design *Our partners in City Planning are here if you have questions about existing development requirements in the Bathurst area or the future Land Use Study around Crosstown Stations 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 3 3
  4. 4. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design • The Purpose of Tonight’s Open House Provide a brief Crosstown project update • Present the Crosstown station design philosophy • Explain the anatomy of the station components and challenges • Display the preliminary design of Bathurst Station Most importantly: *Get your input on the Preliminary Design early in this process. • The architectural design will be prepared for Open House #2 in Spring 2012. Significant outreach will follow on construction. • Walls at the future station box are scheduled to begin at Bathurst in 2013 as part of the tunnelling process. • Bathurst Station construction is scheduled to begin in 2014. 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 4
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  6. 6. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Format for Feedback• Please speak with the project team at the displays, we’re here to answer your questions• There are tables to write comments and for group discussions• Please submit a feedback form tonight if possible , or send us comments via e-mail, mail, or online at www.thecrosstown.ca by December 12, 2011• A consultation report to inform the designers will be posted online at:www.thecrosstown.ca 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 6
  7. 7. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design * Final number and location of stations subject to review 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 7
  8. 8. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design The billion transit investment from the Province of Ontario through Metrolinx • $8.4 Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown Plan • 25 km east-west transit corridor between Black Creek Drive and Scarborough Centre • 60% faster than bus service today (e.g. only 15 minutes from Keele to Yonge) • 19 km underground tunnel (Black Creek Drive to Kennedy Station)* • 6km seamless service will replace the SRT from Kennedy Station to Scarborough Centre • Up to 26 stations *Exact alignment west of Keele Street and east of Laird Drive TBD 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 8
  9. 9. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design First Construction Contract at • Tunnel launch site preparation is underway Keelesdale Park (between Black Creek Drive and Keele Street) • Tunnelling will start in summer 2012 and head east 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 9
  10. 10. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Crosstown Construction Update  Crosstown tunnel preparation work at Black Creek and Eglinton in Keelesdale Park  Piling rigs are building concrete support walls for the future tunnel launch shaft  The shaft will enable tunnelling eastward in summer 2012  Soil testing for the tunnel and stations continues from Keele Street to Kennedy Station in Scarborough 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 10
  11. 11. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Conceptual Design of a Crosstown StationUrban Design and Architectural Guidelineshave been developed:• ensure positive change along the corridor• guide individual station designs and achieve consistency• guide configuration of surface elements• integrate surface elements with existing and future development 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 11
  12. 12. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Stations 101 What’s needed to make a Station Work? • Main Entrance • Secondary Entrance • Passenger Transportation (elevators, escalators) • Mechanical and Electrical Systems • Ventilation Shafts and Ventilation Fan Rooms • Traction Power Substations Guiding Principle: Consolidate Surface Elements to enhance design & minimize impacts •Reduce construction impacts (traffic, staging area, noise, dust ) •Preserve public space and development potential •Save $ 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 12
  13. 13. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Design Philosophy • Integrate with surrounding neighbourhood • Safe and enjoyable user experience • Full accessibility Accessibility for all users • Preserve space for future re-development • Enhance the local “sense of place” • Long-term sustainability • Reduce Construction Footprint & Impacts • Reduce Costs Compatible scale 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 13 13
  14. 14. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Accessibility Principles & Features • Access for persons with all levels of mobility • Elevators • Escalators • Low-Floor Access 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 14 14
  15. 15. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Safety and Security Features • Monitored CCTV Security Cameras • Urban Braille • High Quality Lighting 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 15 15
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  17. 17. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Architectural Design Approach • Excellence in architectural/urban design treatments • Cost effective and maintainable structures • Standard station box configurations • Creative use of materials, color, textures, artwork, light • Brand identification with graphics • Use standard elements whenever possible 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 17
  18. 18. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Surface Elements – Guiding Principles • Surface elements are most visible to public • Integrate into local community • Minimize property implications • High quality design • Major focus on consolidating: – Entrances – Vent Shafts – Substations 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 18
  19. 19. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design The Approach to Guide Detailed Design 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 19
  20. 20. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Integrated Artwork • Any architectural finish can contain integrated artwork, including: • walls • floors • ceilings • glazing 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 20
  21. 21. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Cross-Section 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 21
  22. 22. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Station Entrances• Public spaces which fit into the community• Main & Secondary Entrance• Main Entrance is fully accessible• Use of height/massing to create unique structure• Highly visible, transparent, sophisticated• Promote Transit-Oriented Development• Maximize daylight opportunities• Well lit at night• Connect with Buses on street 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 22
  23. 23. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Traction Power Substations What and Why? • Required to provide power to the station system • Every two kilometres, at stations • Many different configurations • Above ground, surface, below-ground • Guidelines to integrate substations 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 23
  24. 24. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Presentation Part 2: Bathurst Station 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 24 24
  25. 25. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Preliminary Design by: Crosstown Consortium IBI Group LEA Consulting SNC Lavalin 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 25
  26. 26. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Local Context Population Density within a 10 minute walk to Bathurst Station 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 26
  27. 27. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Bathurst Station – Existing Uses & Proposed Development 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 27
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  29. 29. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Bathurst Station – Local Context Upper Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) •www.uppervillagetoronto.ca •Represents merchants, venues and services from Allen Road to Bathurst Street •Wide selection of shops, restaurants & services 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 29
  30. 30. Bathurst Station Preliminary DesignBathurst Station – EA (2010)(add property numbers) 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 30
  31. 31. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Generic Rendering Only Architecture Concept TBD Potential Future Secondary Entrance 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 31
  32. 32. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Key Advantages of New Consolidated Design Reduces construction footprint, cost & impacts (roadway construction reduced by 21.5 metres) Improves look and feel from street for community Reduces number of properties affected Preserves potential for investment and development with more public space 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 32
  33. 33. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design NORTH/EAST CORNER OF BATHURST AND EGLINTON 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 33
  34. 34. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design NORTH/EAST CORNER OF BATHURST AND EGLINTON 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 34
  35. 35. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Rear Laneway 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 35
  36. 36. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design • Setbacks TBD 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 36
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  46. 46. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Passenger Circulation ISOMETRIC 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 46
  47. 47. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Architectural Concept: Preliminary Representation •subject to change 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 47
  48. 48. Bathurst Station Preliminary Design Preliminary Representation •subject to change 11/28/2011 Bathurst Station - Preliminary Design Overview 48
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