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City plans to speed up building priority bus lanes along Eglinton East – CityNews Toronto

Mayor John Tory announced Wednesday a proposed plan to speed up building priority bus lanes along Eglinton Avenue East. The 8.5-kilometre corridor runs along Eglinton Avenue East, Kingston Road and Morningside Avenue from Kennedy subway station to the University of Toronto campus in Scarborough. Tory was joined by TTC CEO Rick Leary, councillor and TTC commissioner Jennifer McKelvie, as well as councillors Paul Ainslie and Gary Crawford at the press conference. “Our plan is to get started right away on a design with a plan for the Eglinton East priority bus lanes to be in place by this fall,” Tory said. The plan will be represented at the TTC board meeting on July 14. City officials hope the bus-only lanes will make service on some of Toronto’s busiest bus routes faster and m...