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Does the future look like the past for subway expansion?[]

Interesting article about the TTC:

Does the future look like the past for subway expansion?

2011 would have been an important year for the TTC and Toronto in general had everything gone according to plan. In 1985 the TTC unveiled a 28-year $2.7 billion blueprint for an expanded transit system called Network 2011 -- scheduled to be completed in what would now be next year. It consisted of five major projects meant to service the growing downtown core and the new urban sub-centres of North York and Scarborough.

full:

www.blogto.com/city/2010/08/does_the_future_look_like_the_past_for_subway_expansion/

The Downtown Relief Line Proposal[]

The Downtown Relief Line Proposal

The Downtown Relief Line (or Downtown Rapid Transit/DRT) was one of the three routes proposed in the Network 2011 plan. Its main purpose was to relieve the forecasted overcrowding on the Yonge line, particularly at Bloor-Yonge station. At the time (1985) Bloor-Yonge station was already operating above design capacity, but opening day was scheduled for 1998. It was Network 2011's second priority, to be built after the Sheppard subway opened from Yonge Street to Victoria Park in 1994.

full:

transit.toronto.on.ca/subway/5113.shtml

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