Category Archives: City

Detour 501 Queen Streetcar

Hello All,

Due to a TTC construction project, the Queen and Leslie intersection will be closed from May 11- June 21.

This closure is required for underground utility upgrades and the installation of the new streetcar tracks and infrastructure in the intersection.

This project will unfortunately require that streetcars and buses be diverted for the duration of the intersection closure.

The detour on the 501 Queen streetcar will take approximately 12 minutes more each way. The frequency of the 501 Queen streetcar will essentially be unchanged, with service continuing to be scheduled every 5-7 minutes throughout the day, and every 9-10 minutes in the evenings. The replacement bus service along Queen Street will be scheduled at about the same as the streetcar, every 5-7 minutes during the day and every 8-10 minutes in the evenings.

The detour can be viewed below:


For more information, please view the pdf version of this notice: Leslieville TTC Project

Have a great day!

Public Notice – Danforth Avenue Construction

Hello All,

The City of Toronto has scheduled a watermain replacement, road and sidewalk reconstruction, paving, and streetscape on Danforth Ave between Woodbine and Victoria Park.

There will be a Public Drop-in Event where interested parties can learn more about this project, the construction schedule, and what disruptions to expect. Staff will also be on hand to answer any questions. The meeting will be held on:

Wednesday April 16, 2014
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
2575 Danforth Avenue
(Use entrance east of Barrington Ave)

The entire public notice can be viewed here: Danforth Ave Construction

All future construction notices, information from the upcoming Open House, and minutes from CLC meetings will be posted on the project webpage at:

Thank you and have a great day!

Kew Gardens Streetscaping Design

Hello All,

I wanted to share with you the Kew Gardens Streetscaping Conceptual Design Presentation from PLANT Architect Inc.

The plan can be viewed here: Kew Gardens Streetscaping

Have a great day!

Treemobile: A project of Transition Toronto

Hello All, 

Here is some information about a great environmental program in our city:

Transition Toronto is a community-level initiative whose goal is to make our city more resilient in the face of climate change, oil depletion, and economic instability.

As part of their ongoing efforts, Transition Toronto has created Treemobile, a volunteer-run project that provides fruit trees and shrubs at low cost, both for pick-up or delivery. 

If you have ever wanted fruit trees or shrubs in your yard, but were unsure about where to plant, what to plant, or where to obtain the plants, Treemobile can help!

For more information, please visit their website:

Or view their flyer: Treemobile

Thank you and have a great day!

Permit Parking ‘Switchover’ has been Delayed to April 15th

On-Street parking regulations are being slightly altered this spring. Residents with Permit Parking permits are being asked to delay switching their vehicles to the other side of the street until April 15.

For more information please take a look at the City of Toronto`s official statement on this topic.



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