Streetcar Maintenance & Storage Facility
The TTC is committed to making its services accessible and modern. As part of this commitment the TTC will be replacing its current fleet of streetcars with new, low floor, accessible vehicles. In order to maintain the new fleet, the TTC is building a new maintenance and storage facility, located at the corner of Leslie and Lake Shore. Built to Toronto Green Development standards, features of the facility include a storm water management pond, new trees and enhanced streetscaping. Russell (Connaught Avenue) and Roncesvalles Carhouses will remain open to store approximately half of the new streetcar fleet.
A new streetcar track has been installed on Leslie Street from Commissioners Street to Queen Street to connect the City's streetcar network to the new Leslie Barns. Prior to the track construction, a number of significant infrastructure improvements were completed, including upgrading aging sewers, watermains and utilities.
Streetscape enhancements along Leslie between Queen St and Tommy Thompson Park will include wider sidewalks, customized street lights and hundreds of tree plantings around the future facility. Pockets of Queen St in the Leslieville BIA at Rushbrooke, Curzon, Leslie and Hastings will be upgraded.
For more information:
Community Office - 1258 Queen Street East
Office hours - Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (evenings by appointment only)
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Learn about the landscape design for the perimeter of the facility, as well as new streetscaping plans for Leslie Street and Queen Street.
Have a look at the construction progress of the Leslie Barns and Connection Track Project.
Regular updates will show air and dust monitoring levels recorded from units located at the perimeter of the project site.
A forum for local resident, business, and stakeholders to ask questions, raise concerns and share local knowledge directly with TTC construction staff.
More information about the Ashbridges Bay Streetcar Facility project, the site selection process, and past consultations.
Review frequently asked questions and answers and an overview of the construction plans.
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