Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

June 18, 2008 12:44 ET

Media Advisory: TTC Plans Open House for Kipling Station East Entrance Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 18, 2008) -



PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE

What: Open House for Kipling Station East Entrance Project
When: Thursday, June 19, 2008, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: TTC Kipling Subway Station, Bus Terminal Level
Who: TTC and Project Staff


This year, TTC will begin a construction project which will result in improvements to the TTC's Kipling Subway Station. The project will result in improved station access from the east side of the station and additional bus capacity in the existing bus terminal.

Key improvements will include:

- New fully accessible automatic entrance at the east side of the station

- New 29-vehicle passenger pick-up and drop-off area

- New 4-vehicle Taxi facility

- Expansion of the existing bus terminal (2 new bus bays)

The purpose of this open house is to provide more information about the improvements to Kipling Station and what to expect during construction.

The Toronto Transit Commission moves 460 million people every year - about 1.5 million riders every weekday. The TTC is the third largest public transit system in North America servicing some 4.5 million people in the Greater Toronto Area, with a network of subways, streetcars, buses, and a specialized service, Wheel-Trans, for people with disabilities. An arms-length agency of the City of Toronto, the TTC is committed to meeting the growing needs of the region with subway and light rail expansion, carrying an additional 175 million riders by 2021. For more information, visit www.ttc.ca.

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