Category Archives: Traffic and Parking

Pride weekend road closures near Cabbagetown

The City of Toronto has issued a news release about road closures for Pride festivities and parades over June 23 to 25, 2017. None are directly in Cabbagetown – closures start west of Jarvis Street – but will affect transit … Continue reading

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Braking news: Bayview Extension speed limit reduced again

The Cabbagetowner noticed this weekend that the speed limit signs on the Bayview Extension between Pottery Road and River Street have been replaced to indicate a 50 km/h limit. The speed limit in this area was 70 km/h from the … Continue reading

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Bike Share June 2017 update

Toronto City Councillor Pam McConnell convened a meeting on June 7, 2017 at Riverdale Park West because the city parks department has raised concerns about snow clearing issues with the Bike Share station in its present location. In attendance were … Continue reading

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Three-week closure of Dundas-Parliament intersection for streetcar track replacement and other road work

This is just outside of the neighbourhood, but some Cabbagetowners will want to be aware of some upcoming streetcar track work that will affect the intersection at Dundas Street East and Parliament Street. Update: The work was completed earlier than … Continue reading

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Parliament Street to be resurfaced between Bloor and Wellesley – May 23 to early July

It’s summer and that means road works and construction! Parliament Street between Bloor and Wellesley will undergo resurfacing work from May 23 to early July, with lanes reduced to one in each direction. The full details are noted below in … Continue reading

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Construction at Gerrard Street East and River Street

Construction began on Tuesday April 18 at Gerrard Street East and River Street that is causing some vehicle traffic delays in the area with some lanes out of commission. The work moved from the north side of Gerrrard to the … Continue reading

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Crime alert: Vehicle licence validation sticker removed

This is something we haven’t heard of happening before. A resident on Nasmith Avenue has reported that someone removed their licence validation sticker from their vehicle plate sometime around Sunday April 10. Not driving daily, they didn’t notice this until … Continue reading

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Pedestrian hit and pinned under vehicle at Sackville and Gerrard Street East

On Tuesday April 11 at approximately 7:15 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Gerrard Street East between Sackville Street and Gifford Street. The man who appeared to be in his 60s was pinned underneath the vehicle, until … Continue reading

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Film shoot: Parking restrictions on Parliament Street between Wellesley Street East and Bloor Street – April 24-26

There will be some more filming near to the neighbourhood on April 24 to 26. There will be parking restrictions on Parliament Street between Wellesley Street East and Bloor Street to be aware of. Production Type: TV SERIES Project title: … Continue reading

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Film shoot: Sumach Street and Gerrard Street East between River Street and Blackburn Street – April 11-12

We’re going to be in the movies again! Please be aware of filming taking place in and near the neighbourhood on April 11-12. Production Type: SPECIAL – OTHER Project Title: The Fall Production Company Phone #: 416-255-5801 Location Manager: Marcel … Continue reading

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