Learn more about the new planning process for the Greenwood Station second exit/entrance.

Planning and Project Overview

Greenwood Station will be getting a new second exit/entrance to improve customer safety and convenience. As part of its commitment to modernization, TTC developed a new process designed by a third party Expert Panel of planners and architects to involve local communities in determining second exit locations. The process includes establishing a local working group to submit and assess potential locations using an evaluation framework that was developed by a panel of third party experts. The framework is based on the following five criteria:

  • Safety
  • Local community impact – Second Exit (permanent)
  • Local community impact – Construction Period
  • Customer experience
  • Cost

TTC Engineering will provide the technical information necessary for the local working group to rank their location options. The goal of the process is for the LWG to arrive at a recommendation that is supported by the local community. The process has proven successful at Chester Station and Donlands Station. 


Local Working Group Meeting #3 - Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The TTC hosted the third Local Working Group (LWG) meeting on September, 12, 2017.

Meeting details:

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: St. David’s Anglican Church Basement, 49 Donlands Avenue (across from Donlands Station)

At this meeting, the LWG put forward ten potential locations for technical analysis by the TTC. The ten options as submitted by the Greenwood LWG to the TTC for development of conceptual layouts are indicated below (in alphabetical order): 

  • 1366 Danforth Avenue
  • 1410/1416 Danforth Avenue - rear of property
  • 1416 Danforth Avenue
  • 7 Linnsmore Crescent
  • 9 Linnsmore Crescent
  • 11 Linnsmore Crescent
  • 15 Linnsmore Crescent
  • 138/140 Monarch Park Avenue
  • 261 Strathmore Boulevard
  • Strathmore Boulevard at Monarch Park Avenue Right-of-Way

The locations can be seen on the following map (PDF).


Local Working Group Meeting #2 - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

TTC hosted the second Local Working Group (LWG) meeting on June 13, 2017. Meetings of the LWG are open to the community to observe. Time is reserved at the end of each meeting for a question and answer session for everyone.

Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - presentation began at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Danforth Collegiate Technical Institute - Cafeteria, 800 Greenwood Avenue, Toronto, ON M4J 4B7


Local Working Group Meeting #1 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

As part of the TTC’s commitment to safety and modernization, Greenwood Station (on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth) will be getting a second exit to improve customer safety and convenience. It will also function as an automatic entrance.

The Expert Panel on Second Exits (an external group of planners, architects and construction experts who developed the new planning process) have selected 15 community representatives for the Local Working Group (LWG) for Greenwood Station. These volunteers met and will bring forward, and ultimately evaluate and rank location options for a second exit at Greenwood Station, using a standard framework that was developed by the Expert Panel.

Meetings of the LWG are open to the community to observe. Time will be reserved at the end of each meeting for a question and answer session for everyone.

The meeting was held on:

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.
Due to an emergency the TDSB venue was changed to: Wilkinson Public School - 53 Donlands Avenue


Greenwood Station Second Exit- Local Working Group (LWG) Application Process

The TTC is looking for 10-15 Toronto residents representing as many of these groups (see below) as possible to be part of the local Working Group for Greenwood Station’s Second Exit. Applications reviewed by the Expert Advisory Panel for Second Exits.

  • Resident living in the vicinity of Greenwood Station
  • Business owner and/or landlord with business interests in the vicinity of Greenwood Station
  • Worker employed in the vicinity of Greenwood Station
  • TTC customer who frequently use Greenwood Station
  • Representative of community group operating in the vicinity of Greenwood Station
  • Representative of agency and/or institution operating in the vicinity of Greenwood Station
  • Representative of a local BIA

Please submit your application by Monday, May 15, 2017.

LWG members will attend a series of meetings in 2017 to put forward and rank location options to help determine where the second exit location should be built in the Greenwood Station neighbourhood. All local working group meetings will be held in the evening.

The first two LWG meetings are scheduled to be held in the evenings at Danforth Collegiate Technical Institute on Tuesday, May 30 and on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

There is an expectation that some work will be done by local working group members in between meetings.

Download a copy of the LWG application for Greenwood Station.


Community Meeting - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The public was invited to a community meeting to find out how to participate in the second exit/entrance planning process in the neighbourhood.

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Danforth Collegiate Technical Institute - Cafeteria (enter from Strathmore Boulevard) - 800 Greenwood Avenue, Toronto

Kindly contact Denise Jayawardene to be added to the mailing list.

Download the Open House Presentation.

Download the Meeting Report.


Second Exit Planning Background

Chester Station was the first to be planned under the new process and Donlands Station was the second. Please see the Donlands Station TTC Board Report from February 21, 2017.

Find more out about the New Second Exit Planning and Consultation Process.


Background Information

In 2010 (before the new second exit planning process was implemented), the TTC and local residents put forward various second exit location options. No option was ultimately approved or selected. This information is provided for background only and has no bearing on the new Local Working Group planning process. See the information here.


Contact information

Please get in touch if you have any questions:

Denise Jayawardene, Senior Community Liaison
Toronto Transit Commission
416-393-6937
Denise.jayawardene@ttc.ca