Why does Toronto need Transit City?
The Toronto Transit City Light Rail Plan is an exciting initiative that will revolutionize transit and transportation across Toronto. Its far-reaching lines will revitalize neighbourhoods, spur economic growth and clean the air we breathe. Seven new Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines will bring reliable, fast, quiet and comfortable transit service to many Toronto neighbourhoods. Transit City has been strongly endorsed by the TTC, the City of Toronto, and Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency.The Province of Ontario has announced funding for the construction of the lines and they are incorporated into the Regional Transportation Plan recently proposed by Metrolinx. Transit City routes have been selected to reinforce the strong pro-transit focus of the Citys Official Plan.Transit City routes have been the subject of discussions at hundreds of public meetings during the City of Torontos Official Plan public consultation. All seven routes will connect with the existing TTC subway syste