Should the Air Rail Link to Pearson Airport have more stops?
Forming an unlikely alliance, councillors Mike Layton and Frances Nunziata are asking Metrolinx to add more stops to the line from Union Station to Pearson Airport, which begins construction this spring. The odd couple councillors and local residents want eight more stops on top of the two currently planned for the line, and they also want the trains to be electric, not diesel-powered. It looks like the provincial transit agency won’t consider those requests, though, because the project is on budget and on schedule, and environmental assessments only included the two planned stations, according to the National Post. Metrolinx is, however, open to Nunziata’s suggestion of linking the line to the Eglinton Crosstown LRT—which they’ll get on just as soon as it opens in 2020. Read the entire story [National Post] »