Tall Midrise

Yonge St. corridor can’t handle more development

Toronto and Ontario need to halt further projects until transit and other infrastructure are radically upgraded.

Photo courtesy of cbc.ca
Photo courtesy of cbc.ca

By John Bossons and Geoff Kettel

Transit in the Yonge St. corridor is at a crisis point. The Yonge subway line, opened in 1954 to serve a city of just over 1 million people, cannot handle today’s population of more than 2.8 million in Toronto and a further four million in the suburbs. Read more...