Category Archives: Traffic and Parking

TTC changes scheduled for Gerrard-Parliament intersection closure

The City and the TTC will be replacing the streetcar tracks at the intersection of Gerrard Street East and Parliament Street. To accommodate this track work, the intersection will be completely fully closed in all directions for three weeks – … Continue reading

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Update No. 2: DVP spring closure now on Apr. 20-23

Update on April 25: Read about all the work done in the DVP spring cleanup in this news release from the City of Toronto. Based on weather forecasts that we’re moving into a sunny weekend, the City of Toronto is … Continue reading

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Gerrard and Parliament intersection to be closed 3 weeks starting mid-May

The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission will replace the streetcar tracks at the intersection of Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East. The expected start date of the work is May 14, 2018, and the expected end date … Continue reading

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Sewer works on Amelia St. October 2 – 6

Our friends in the Ward 28 office have let us know that sewer works will be conducted on Amelia St. during the week of October 2 – 6. Residents on Amelia St. have been notified by the letter posted below. … Continue reading

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Survey on laneway cycling – please participate!

The Laneway Project, the Canadian Urban Institute and the Community Bicycle Network are working together to explore opportunities for using laneways to fill gaps in Toronto’s cycling network. The project will identify challenges and possible solutions that can be implemented … Continue reading

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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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