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Metrolinx and the TTC invite you to participate in an online consultation to learn about a number of new developments and improvements for the project and to share your input on preliminary plans for ...

Metrolinx and the TTC invite you to participate in an online consultation to learn about a number of new developments and improvements for the project and to share your input on preliminary plans for the Western Alignment and Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility for Keele Street to Jane Street. Have your say at thecrosstown.ca.

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Online Consultation: Western Alignment and Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Online Consultation: Western Alignment and Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome to the OnlineConsultationWestern Alignment & VehicleMaintenance & Storage Facility UpdatePlease review the presentation and completethe survey by July 10, 2012. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 1
  • Format for Feedback•  lease complete the online survey at www.thecrosstown.ca by P July 10, 2012•  consultation report to inform the designers will be posted A online at: www.thecrosstown.ca Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 1
  • Online Consultation Overview Part 1•  rosstown Background, Key Developments & Construction Update C Part 2•  ew Keele Street to Weston Road Routing – Preliminary Planning N Part 3•  ehicle Facility – Preliminary Planning V*  etrolinx is beginning the Mount Dennis Mobility Hub Study for the area M around the station. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 2
  • The Purpose of this Online Consultation• Provide a brief project update •  resent proposed changes & improvements to the alignment from Keele P Street to Weston Road•  rovide an overview of the Maintenance and Storage Facility layout & P challenges Most importantly:• Get your input on the Preliminary Planning early in this process.  second community consultation will be held in Fall, 2012 A Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 3
  • Presentation Part 1:Crosstown Background,Key Developments &Construction Update Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 4
  • What was determined in 2010Keele to Jane SectionA street-level LRT alignment on the following panel was approvedthrough a study (Transit Project Assessment) in 2010. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 5
  • 2010 Alignment (Street Level) Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 6
  • What we heard in 2009 – 2010 Community Concerns were raised during the previous study. The new study will address these:• Traffic concerns at Black Creek Drive• Pedestrian Crossings at Weston Road• Property impacts in the vicinity of Weston Road• Plan for Crosstown connection to GO Transit Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 7
  • Key Project Developments since 2010•  n off-street (elevated) route is now proposed from a portal west A of Keele Street to Black Creek•  nderground LRT is now proposed from Black Creek to Weston U Road• An underground “Weston Rd/Mt Dennis Station” is now proposed, just east of Weston Road•  rotecting for future GO Transit connection P•  reliminary plans are developing to retain Kodak Building P Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 8
  • Proposed New Route Alignment – 2012•  his project includes construction to Weston Rd/Mt Dennis T Station to be complete in 2020•  he timing and construction method for Weston Road to Jane T Street is TBD through further study Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 9
  • Potential Benefits of the New LRT Route Proposal• mprove access to the proposed Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF) I•  uild a new underground LRT station near Weston Road B•  mprove pedestrian connections at the newly proposed Station I•  rovide a new bus terminal for connection to proposed Weston Road/Mount P Dennis Station•  reserve the former Kodak Employees Building for future re-development P•  rotect for a future GO Transit to Crosstown LRT connection P  new study will now assess the pros and cons of the design changes and identify A measures to mitigate any impacts such as those related to “Weston Rd/Mt Dennis” Station. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 10
  • The Eglinton Crosstown Plan 2012•  9 km Rapid Transit Line (Jane/Black Creek Drive to Kennedy 1 Station)•  0 km Underground Tunnel (Keele Area to Laird Drive*) 1•  RT Replacement, Enhancement & Extension from Kennedy S Station to Sheppard Avenue East•  0% faster than bus service today 6*  xact alignment west of Keele Street TBD through this study E Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 11
  • The Crosstown – 2012*Final number and location of stations subject to Provincial review •  0% faster than 6 current bus routes •  5 minutes from Keele 1 to Yonge Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 12
  • Implementation•  he Keele to Weston Rd/Mt Dennis T Station segment is part of the Province of Ontario’s $8.4 Billion Future Community Centre Future Bridge investment for Transit expansion in Toronto•  rosstown Phase 1 (2011 – 2020) C –  unnel contract for Keele to Yonge T and Keelesdale Park Bridge are currently being tendered for bids –  LRT Stations are currently under 6 design (Keele to Chaplin) Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 13
  • Crosstown Construction Update•  unnel preparation work at Black T Creek and Eglinton in Keelesdale Park•  iling rigs are building concrete P support walls for the future west tunnel launch shaft•  he west launch shaft will enable T tunnelling works in late 2012 towards Allen Road Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 14
  • Presentation Part 2:Route Alignment UpdateKeele Street to Jane Street Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 15
  • Guiding Principles The plans being presented today are conceptual, and will be refined over the coming months to:•  inimize impacts to the natural environment M•  educe property impacts if possible R•  inimize costs M•  inimize impacts to buildings M•  nhance access to vehicle facility E Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 16
  • Study Areas ** For future study Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 17
  • 2012 – New Proposed Plan/Profile Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 18
  • Weston Rd / Mt Dennis Station Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 19
  • Presentation Part 3:Vehicle Maintenance& Storage FacilityPreliminary Planning Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 20
  • Maintenance and Storage Facility Requirements•  7 hectares (42 acres) of flat property 1 V•  acant property preferred or property which causes minimal displacement of existing commercial/industrial activities• deally zoned for industrial/employment or transportation use I•  roximity to the Eglinton line – ideally less than 1 kilometre P• deally close to future intersecting LRT lines. I Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 21
  • Maintenance and StorageFacility Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 22
  • Maintenance and StorageFacility Concept Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 23
  • Bus TerminalThe Weston Rd/MtDennis LRT Stationwill be connected toa new 15-bay busterminal. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 24
  • Bus Routes Serving the Bus Terminal It is proposed that the following TTC bus routes will serve the new bus terminal:•  9 Jane South (new) 1 •  9 Weston (local southbound) 8•  2 Eglinton West 3 •  61 Rogers Rd 1•  5 Jane 3 •  68 Symington 1•  5E Jane Express 3 •  70 Emmett (new) 1•  1 Runnymede 7 •  71 Mount Dennis 1•  9 Weston (local northbound) 8 •  TC Wheel-Trans T Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 25
  • Bus Terminal:MSF Site with Kodak Building Black Creek Dr Existing Building Ph Eglinton Ave W ot og ra p hy D r Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 26
  • Study Processes Transit Project Assessment (TPAP)• he alignment study focuses on the proposed changes to the T approved Eglinton-Crosstown LRT plan, and will assess the impacts of the changes using the same assessment factors as the previous study.• he public will be provided opportunities to review and comment T on the assessment of the impacts of the proposed design changes, and measures to mitigate those impacts.• he impact assessment and results of the study will be T documented in a report for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project.• he Vehicle Facility will also undergo study under the TPAP T Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 27
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigation of the Project•  s part of the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP), the project team will: A • Document the assessment and evaluation of the impacts of the project on the environment; • Explore and incorporate measures to mitigate negative impacts of the project; and, • Develop means to monitor or verify the effectiveness of mitigation measures.• The project team includes natural, socio-economic and cultural environment specialists such as: • air quality • geotechnical • safety • archaeological • health effects • natural environment • economic • heritage • traffic • fisheries • noise•  he results of the impact assessment will be documented and reviewed by various government agencies T and members of the public. The following display provides a summary of the issues that will be explored. Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 28
  • Environmental Factor Areas•  atural Environment N • ultural Environment C • Fisheries and aquatic habitat • Cultural heritage features • Terrestrial habitat and species • Archaeological resources • Specially designated features and species • Constitutionally protected aboriginal or • Groundwater treaty right • Contamination properties•  ocio-Economic Environment S •Direct impacts on residents and businesses including things such as: • Displacement of residences • Displacement of businesses • Displacement of community features •Indirect impacts on residents and businesses including things such as: • Changes to noise levels – comparing future ‘do nothing’ to future with the project • Changes in local and regional air quality and the implications on human health • Changes to aesthetic environment • Changes to access, travel patterns and traffic Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 29
  • Alignment & Facility - Consultation ProcessTimelinesOnline Consultation — June 26 – July 10, 2012Consultation #2 — Fall, 2012 •  pdate on Alignment. Respond to consultation #1 Input U •  pdate to layout of Vehicle Maintenance & Storage U Facility Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 30
  • The Crosstown TeamPlease get in touch with usDevin Horne, Franca Di Community Office Hours — 2012Giovanni, Denise Jayawardene Monday, Wednesday, Friday:E-mail: eglintontransit@ttc.ca 9  :00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Online: www.thecrosstown.ca Tuesday & Thursday: by appointmentTel: 416-338-6310Fax: 416-397-8193TTY: 416-481-2523Visit our West CommunityO ffice at 1848 EglintonA venue West (at Dufferin) Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 31
  • Next Steps• Please submit comments to the project team by July 10th, 2012• Refine the preferred project option• Assess the project impacts• Develop mitigation methods• Second Public Consultation in Fall, 2012• Prepare a draft study summary report for public and agency review THANK YOU! Western Alignment & Future Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility Update 32