Functional Design PresentationAt-Grade Section: Don Mills to IonviewPlease review the presentation and complete the survey...
Online Consultation Overview  Online Consultation – February 26th 2013        Provide a brief Crosstown update        Up...
Crosstown Map                3
OverviewWhat is The Crosstown?    Project $4.9B (2010$) funded by the Province of Ontario    19 kilometres east-west Lig...
OverviewWhere we are in the process      Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) launch shaft approaching completion      Soil testi...
New Approach: Alternative Financing and Procurement(AFP)Public Private Partnership models have been underway in Canada for...
Owner’s Role Changes with AFP                   7
New Approach: Advantages of (AFP) Increased capacity to bring projects to market Transfer of risk   • Appropriate risks ...
New Approach: Roles and Responsibilities in the DesignBuild Finance Maintain modelMetrolinx Role                          ...
Approach to new transit: Light Rail Transit                      10
Surface Light Rail Transit                      11
Metrolinx LRV 4 doors per car (2 single, 2 double) Up to 3 cars per consist                              12
Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) New LRVs will feature: 100% low floors, with level boarding at stops Multiple-entries & Proo...
LRT Operations Dedicated transit line for          Wider stop spacing for  reliable service                     fast ser...
Multiple Door Entry                      15
Accessible Rail                  16
Don Mills to Ionview 9 stops 5.2 km surface section 3 Traction Power Sub Stations                            17
Midblock           18
Parallel Side Platforms                      19
Far Side Platform                    20
Stop Configuration – Near Side                     21
Ferrand - Context                                   AGA Khan                                   Museum and                 ...
Ferrand – Pedestrian Flow                     23
Wynford - Context                                        CN/MX and                                        Don East Branch ...
Wynford – Pedestrian Flow                    25
Wynford – Stop ConfigurationProtectfor EAoption                     26
Bermondsey - Context             Residential                                                 Industrial /                 ...
Bermondsey – Pedestrian Flow                   28
Bermondsey - Stop Configuration                    29
Victoria Park - Context                                                    Eglinton                                       ...
Victoria Park – Pedestrian Flow                     31
Victoria Park - Configuration                      32
Pharmacy - Context           Commercial                                      Commercial                  Petro Canada     ...
Pharmacy – Pedestrian Flow                    34
Pharmacy – Stop Configuration                    35
Lebovic - ContextZoning under                   Heritagereview by City                   Building                         ...
Lebovic – Pedestrian Flow                    37
Warden - ContextZoning underreview by City                 Commercial / Big                 box Retail                    ...
Warden - Pedestrian Flow                    39
Storage Track At key sections along The Crosstown route additional tracks are needed to ensure  vehicle storage and the a...
Birchmount - ContextZoning underreview by City                                             Residential                 Res...
Birchmount – Pedestrian Flow                    42
Birchmount - Configuration                    43
Ionview - Context                                       Residential -                                       Midrise       ...
Ionview – Pedestrian Flow                     45
Mid-block exits guided to traffic signals forLeft Turns                       46
Traction Power Substation Traction power substations (TPSS)  provide system power to light rail  vehicles They are plann...
Traffic Analysis Detailed traffic analysis in progress Locations where alternate traffic configurations are  recommended...
Surface Stop Design Elements                         Design elements will:                          Help riders recognize...
Pylon Signs                   Pylon Signs will:                    Provide immediate recognition                     of t...
Patterned Platforms                            The platform provides an                             opportunity to incorp...
Integrated Design                         Design elements                         may be integrated                       ...
Lighting                                                   Consistent                                                   an...
Canopy -Examples                Expo Phase 1–Santa MonicaVIVA -Markham                         7th LRT –Calgary West      ...
Signage -ExamplesZum -Brampton            LRT -WinnipegLRT -Seattle             LRT–Portland                    55
Contact Us   Community Office: 1848 Eglinton Ave W.   416-782-8118   crosstown@metrolinx.com   http://thecrosstown.ca ...
www.metrolinx.com               Thank you        57
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You're invited to participate in the Functional Design Presentation At-Grade Section: Don Mills to Ionview Online Consultation. In this consultation you will learn more about the preliminary designs for the LRT stations, surface stops and alignments and the City's Eglinton planning study. You can share your input with the project team by completing the survey at www.thecrosstown.ca.

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Functional Design Presentation At-Grade Section: Don Mills to Ionview Online Consultation

  1. 1. Functional Design PresentationAt-Grade Section: Don Mills to IonviewPlease review the presentation and complete the survey.February 26, 2013 to March 14, 2013 1
  2. 2. Online Consultation Overview Online Consultation – February 26th 2013  Provide a brief Crosstown update  Update on the AFP Process  Present The Crosstown station and stop design philosophy  Provide latest details on locations of stations and stops 2
  3. 3. Crosstown Map 3
  4. 4. OverviewWhat is The Crosstown?  Project $4.9B (2010$) funded by the Province of Ontario  19 kilometres east-west Light Rail Transit (LRT) from Kennedy to Mt. Dennis including a tunnelled central section  New transit connections to Yonge, University-Spadina Subway, Scarborough RT and GO Stouffville line and future connection to GO Kitchener line  Up to 26 stations 4
  5. 5. OverviewWhere we are in the process  Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) launch shaft approaching completion  Soil testing is currently underway from Don Mills Road to Weston Road  West tunnel contract awarded summer 2012  Conceptual design and requirements identificationWhat’s next  Utility relocation at station locations beginning with Keele Street in winter 2013  Construction of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) launch and extraction shafts at Eglinton West station  TBMs arriving on site in spring 2013  Tendering of project 5
  6. 6. New Approach: Alternative Financing and Procurement(AFP)Public Private Partnership models have been underway in Canada for20 years  165 projects  21 transportation projects  $51 billion total project valueCanada-wide examples  Canada Line rapid transit project (Vancouver)  Autoroute 25 (Montréal)  Trans-Canada Highway (Atlantic Canada)Ontario examples  Pan Am games athletes village  Ottawa Light Rail Transit  Highway 407 East Phase 1  The Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway (Formerly the Windsor Essex Parkway) 6
  7. 7. Owner’s Role Changes with AFP 7
  8. 8. New Approach: Advantages of (AFP) Increased capacity to bring projects to market Transfer of risk • Appropriate risks transferred to private sector to ensure “on time, on budget” delivery and offer value for money • Design, construction, cost escalation, schedule delays, operations, maintenance, life cycle and financial risk Cost certainty • Optimal cost combination: combines capital, maintenance and life cycle costs • Integration of design and construction 8
  9. 9. New Approach: Roles and Responsibilities in the DesignBuild Finance Maintain modelMetrolinx Role  Finance • Project Budget  Design • With Infrastructure Ontario, run a • Overall scope (inclusion of competitive procurement maintenance, operations, process; select the winning etc.) contractor • Project-Specific Output Specifications (with  Maintain Consultant team) • Testing & Commissioning (with • Real Estate Acquisition (with Toronto Transit Commission) City of Toronto) • Safety Certification and Project Acceptance  Build • Oversee Construction Phase  TTC to operate • Quality Assurance • Integrated with existing TTC system 9
  10. 10. Approach to new transit: Light Rail Transit 10
  11. 11. Surface Light Rail Transit 11
  12. 12. Metrolinx LRV 4 doors per car (2 single, 2 double) Up to 3 cars per consist 12
  13. 13. Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) New LRVs will feature: 100% low floors, with level boarding at stops Multiple-entries & Proof of Payment Fares for fast boarding Air conditioning Audio and visual passenger information Manufactured in Thunder Bay, Ontario High Passenger Capacity, 1LRV =2.5 Buses 13
  14. 14. LRT Operations Dedicated transit line for  Wider stop spacing for reliable service fast service Predictable travel times  Automated Fare Traffic Signal Coordination Vending Machines Smooth & Comfortable  Next Vehicle Arrival Screens 14
  15. 15. Multiple Door Entry 15
  16. 16. Accessible Rail 16
  17. 17. Don Mills to Ionview 9 stops 5.2 km surface section 3 Traction Power Sub Stations 17
  18. 18. Midblock 18
  19. 19. Parallel Side Platforms 19
  20. 20. Far Side Platform 20
  21. 21. Stop Configuration – Near Side 21
  22. 22. Ferrand - Context AGA Khan Museum and Ismali Centre DVP ICICI Bank Offices Residential 22
  23. 23. Ferrand – Pedestrian Flow 23
  24. 24. Wynford - Context CN/MX and Don East Branch Golf Course Delmanor Seniors Home Crown Plaza Hotel 24
  25. 25. Wynford – Pedestrian Flow 25
  26. 26. Wynford – Stop ConfigurationProtectfor EAoption 26
  27. 27. Bermondsey - Context Residential Industrial / Commercial Esso Gas Industrial / Commercial 27
  28. 28. Bermondsey – Pedestrian Flow 28
  29. 29. Bermondsey - Stop Configuration 29
  30. 30. Victoria Park - Context Eglinton Square Mall Commercial (Big Box) Hydro Residential Residential 30
  31. 31. Victoria Park – Pedestrian Flow 31
  32. 32. Victoria Park - Configuration 32
  33. 33. Pharmacy - Context Commercial Commercial Petro Canada Commercial Commercial 33
  34. 34. Pharmacy – Pedestrian Flow 34
  35. 35. Pharmacy – Stop Configuration 35
  36. 36. Lebovic - ContextZoning under Heritagereview by City Building Institutional Big Box Retail (Ontario Court) Big Box Retail Big Box Retail 36
  37. 37. Lebovic – Pedestrian Flow 37
  38. 38. Warden - ContextZoning underreview by City Commercial / Big box Retail Car Dealership Commercial / Big box Retail Heritage Commercial / Big Building box Retail 38
  39. 39. Warden - Pedestrian Flow 39
  40. 40. Storage Track At key sections along The Crosstown route additional tracks are needed to ensure vehicle storage and the ability to turn back Storage tracks are required in case of unplanned equipment failure Required approximately every 4km Exact location under review 40
  41. 41. Birchmount - ContextZoning underreview by City Residential Residential Police Station Employment Employment 41
  42. 42. Birchmount – Pedestrian Flow 42
  43. 43. Birchmount - Configuration 43
  44. 44. Ionview - Context Residential - Midrise Residential Commercial Residential - Midrise Residential - Midrise Open Space 44
  45. 45. Ionview – Pedestrian Flow 45
  46. 46. Mid-block exits guided to traffic signals forLeft Turns 46
  47. 47. Traction Power Substation Traction power substations (TPSS) provide system power to light rail vehicles They are planned with an average spacing of 1.5 km along surface sections Integrated with adjacent landscape Final locations still to be determined for: • Wynford • Jonesville/Victoria Park • Warden 47
  48. 48. Traffic Analysis Detailed traffic analysis in progress Locations where alternate traffic configurations are recommended: • Swift/Credit Union • Victoria Park • Pharmacy Proposed solution in EA: Mid-block u-turn (Michigan left) Final decision upon completion of traffic analysis 48
  49. 49. Surface Stop Design Elements Design elements will:  Help riders recognize what stop they are at while visually distinguishing that they are riding the Crosstown line  Complement the common elements and strategies of the underground station section of the line 49
  50. 50. Pylon Signs Pylon Signs will:  Provide immediate recognition of the Crosstown and create a lasting impression of stop locations  Lighting should be used to increase their presence at night 50
  51. 51. Patterned Platforms  The platform provides an opportunity to incorporate a distinctive pattern treatment  Slight variation from stop to stop will be considered  Extension of the pattern into the paving may also be included 51
  52. 52. Integrated Design Design elements may be integrated into the stops through treatments such as:  Metalwork at guardrails and leaning rails  Design treatments on shelter glass 52
  53. 53. Lighting Consistent and high quality lighting can enhance stop design.Accenting the platform at night can enhance a feeling of safetyand comfort. 53
  54. 54. Canopy -Examples Expo Phase 1–Santa MonicaVIVA -Markham 7th LRT –Calgary West 54
  55. 55. Signage -ExamplesZum -Brampton LRT -WinnipegLRT -Seattle LRT–Portland 55
  56. 56. Contact Us  Community Office: 1848 Eglinton Ave W.  416-782-8118  crosstown@metrolinx.com  http://thecrosstown.ca 56
  57. 57. www.metrolinx.com Thank you 57

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