TTC track work on portion of Line 2 this weekend (Nov 21 – 22)

Posted on November 18, 2015

TTC Notice - Line 2 closure St George to Keele - Nov 21-22-page-001

News Release

TTC track work on portion of Line 2 this weekend

This weekend, Nov. 21-22, there will be no subway service on Line 2 between St George and Keele stations only as the TTC conducts maintenance work in the area, including replacing track switches near Ossington and Christie stations.

Maintaining subway infrastructure in a state-of-good-repair is critical to ensuring a safe, reliable transit system. While the TTC does much of its maintenance work on the subway at the conclusion of service each night, it will continue to require weekend closures to complete improvements to infrastructure and signals, such as automatic train control. One more weekend subway closure is scheduled this year on Dec. 5-6, from St George to Keele stations.

A frequent shuttle bus service will operate between St George and Keele stations. Christie Station will be closed, but all the other stations will be open for the purchase of fares, as well as for connecting bus and streetcar service.

Wheel-Trans vehicles will be available for customers who require accessible transit. Customers can speak with any uniformed TTC employee at any station to make use of this service.

Regular subway service will resume on Mon., Nov. 23 at 6 a.m. The TTC appreciates the public’s patience and understanding while it does this important work.

TTC contacts
Customer Service, 416-393-3030 (daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., closed holidays) or @TTChelps.
TTY Line, 416-481-2523 (daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed holidays).
Route/Schedules/Fares: 416-393-4636 or ttc.ca.

From Visions to Actions for building community wealth in Parkdale (Nov 23, 26 & 28)

Posted on November 18, 2015

Join participatory planning workshop to create a Parkdale Neighbourhood Plan!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/from-visions-to-actions-for-building-community-wealth-in-parkdale-tickets-19324078840

Parkdale is one of the few remaining socially, economically and culturally mixed neighbourhoods in downtown Toronto. However, Parkdale is changing rapidly under huge pressures from real estate reinvestment. This change raise a question of diversity, inclusivity and affordability, values that lie at the heart of Parkdale.

This is why a collaborative group of community agencies, groups and residents have been initiating community-based planning initiative in Parkdale, called Parkdale Community Economic Development Planning project. The goal of the project is to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Parkdale, one that can help guide neighbourhood change according to long-term community needs and goals for building shared community wealth.

PCED team has been conducting an extensive community engagement and consultation process – such as Parkdale Wellbeing Indicator workshop and Community Needs & Assets Mapping workshop. These participatory processes have helped us hear and identify key visions, priorities, and directions for the future of Parkdale that we want to create together.

As the next step, we would like to discuss how we can move from “collective visions” that we have identified to “community actions” that we can work on together. The session focuses on discussing concrete goals and actions in a range of areas such as:

  • affordable housing,

  • community-based financing

  • participatory local decision-making

  • decent work

  • health and food security

  • cultural development

Please join us to be part of community-based planning process in Parkdale! We would like to hear new ideas and good practices that you have for Parkdale. We will also discuss ideas for emerging initiatives such as Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, Co-op Cred program, and others.

We have the following three dates and times for this round of participatory workshop.

  • November 23 Monday 6:00-8:30 at Bonar Parkdale (250 Dunn Ave)

  • November 26 Thursday 2:00-4:30 at Bonar Parkdale (250 Dunn Ave)

  • November 28 Saturday 1:30-4:00 at Parkdale Public Library Auditorium

From Visions to Actions for building community wealth in Parkdale (Nov 23, 26 & 28)

Posted on November 18, 2015

Join participatory planning workshop to create a Parkdale Neighbourhood Plan!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/from-visions-to-actions-for-building-community-wealth-in-parkdale-tickets-19324078840

Parkdale is one of the few remaining socially, economically and culturally mixed neighbourhoods in downtown Toronto. However, Parkdale is changing rapidly under huge pressures from real estate reinvestment. This change raise a question of diversity, inclusivity and affordability, values that lie at the heart of Parkdale.

This is why a collaborative group of community agencies, groups and residents have been initiating community-based planning initiative in Parkdale, called Parkdale Community Economic Development Planning project. The goal of the project is to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Parkdale, one that can help guide neighbourhood change according to long-term community needs and goals for building shared community wealth.

PCED team has been conducting an extensive community engagement and consultation process – such as Parkdale Wellbeing Indicator workshop and Community Needs & Assets Mapping workshop. These participatory processes have helped us hear and identify key visions, priorities, and directions for the future of Parkdale that we want to create together.

As the next step, we would like to discuss how we can move from “collective visions” that we have identified to “community actions” that we can work on together. The session focuses on discussing concrete goals and actions in a range of areas such as:

  • affordable housing,

  • community-based financing

  • participatory local decision-making

  • decent work

  • health and food security

  • cultural development

Please join us to be part of community-based planning process in Parkdale! We would like to hear new ideas and good practices that you have for Parkdale. We will also discuss ideas for emerging initiatives such as Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, Co-op Cred program, and others.

We have the following three dates and times for this round of participatory workshop.

  • November 23 Monday 6:00-8:30 at Bonar Parkdale (250 Dunn Ave)

  • November 26 Thursday 2:00-4:30 at Bonar Parkdale (250 Dunn Ave)

  • November 28 Saturday 1:30-4:00 at Parkdale Public Library Auditorium

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