Canada: Ontario unveils $28.5-billion transit plan, vows to double length of Toronto’s downtown relief line

By Oliver Moore, The Globe and Mail; April 10, 2019

The provincial government is promising to double the length of Toronto’s downtown relief line, turning it into a $10.9-billion subway connection between Ontario Place, to the west of downtown, and the Ontario Science Centre in the northeast.

Ontario Place, a provincially owned and mostly defunct amusement park next to the city’s Exhibition Place fairgrounds, had not been pegged as a subway stop on any previous city transit plan. Among those surprised at its inclusion on Mr. Ford’s map was Mayor John Tory, who found out only Wednesday morning that the subway would run there.

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