SHEPPARD SUBWAY ACTION COALITION

WHY SAY NO "LRT" ON SHEPPARD?

In the anticipation of a subway, substantial new residential development continues to be constructed, bringing thousands more people to the Sheppard corridor. 

  • 9 INTERSECTIONS IN SHEPPARD CORRIDOR AT CAPACITY IN 2008
  • SHARING INTERSECTIONS IMPEDES TRAFFIC FLOW
  • INCREASED RATE OF ACCCIDENTS
  • TRAVEL TIME UNRELIABLE (weather, breakdowns, accidents)
  • GREATER LENGTH OF TRAVEL TIME VERSUS SUBWAY OR EXPRESS BUS
  • CENTRE STREET STOPS INCONVENIENT & UNCOMFORTABLE
  • BENEFITS OF CONTINUOUS TRANSIT LINE LOST
  • PROPERTY VALUES ALONG RIGHT-OF-WAY DECREASE
  • ADVERSE HEALTH RISKS: HIGHER RATES OF CONGESTION AND NOISE
  • REDUCES TRAFFIC LANES
  • FOSTERS CAR INFILTRATION INTO STABLE NEIGHBOURHOODS

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