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1 City of Toronto Official Plan - Formulating Transportation Alternatives 15th International EMME/2 Users Group Conference October , 2000 Vancouver, B.C.

2 Toronto Characteristics Grid system of arterial roads and expressways

3 Highly integrated transit system (TTC and GO) Toronto Characteristics

4 Home to 2.45 million people and 1.2 million jobs Attracts 4.8 million trips daily 1.3 million pass. carried on TTC and GO daily Grid system of arterial roads and expressways Highly integrated transit system (TTC) Supplemented by inter-regional transit service (GO Transit)

5 Source: Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Go Transit, The Globe and Mail Toronto

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7 Source: Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Go Transit, The Globe and Mail

8 Transportation Vision Document

9 TRANSPORTATION VISION Reduced Auto Dependence Transportation Vision

10 Approach to Formulating Transportation Alternatives Eliminate capacity deficiencies Consideration of past proposals Review of current ad hoc proposals Transit accessibility analysis

11 DURHAM REGION PEEL REGION YORK REGION Transportation Planning Urban Development Services Inner Cordon Outer Cordon Demand Capacity Deficiency Deficiency Analysis Approach

12 Past Proposals

13 Airport Link Waterfront LRT Finch Hydro Corridor Busway Current Ad-Hoc Proposals

14 Improve Transit Accessibility to Rapid Transit Connectivity of existing network Coverage to penetrate new areas Connections with regional services

15 Employment Accessibility within 30 Minutes by Transit

16 Population Concentrations with Poor Transit Accessibility to Employment

17 Transit Travel Time (min) (No. of Zones) 60 to80 (11) 50 to60 (31) 40 to50 (169) 30 to40 (199) 0 to30 (50) A.M. Peak Average Transit Trip Times

18 Population Concentrations with Transit Trip Times > 40 Min.

19 Affected Population in Areas of Poor Transit Accessibility

20 Areas of Poor Transit Accessibility

21 Transportation Alternatives to Serve Areas of Poor Transit Accessibility New GO/RT Interchange

22 Example of Network Formulation New GO/RT Interchange

23 NEXT STEPS Evaluate each alternative or in combination Determine their priority based ridership modal split whether it support urban structure etc.


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