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Bench campaign successful, thank you!

Sorauren Park - December 10, 2014 - 8:49pm
Thanks to great support from community members, the Six Bench Holiday Campaign is already a success! All six bench spots have been spoken for. Two benches have been installed at the new Sorauren Town Square and the other four will be installed this spring. Watch this space for new opportunities coming soon to donate to […]

Railpath in En Route Magazine

West Toronto Railpath - November 17, 2014 - 4:26pm

West Toronto Railpath was featured as one of Toronto’s best design spots in a recent issue of Air Canada’s En Route Magazine

Vine Avenue park amazing graffiti

Junctioneer - November 12, 2014 - 1:51pm
Vine Avenue parking and storage for equipment building has an amazing scene of graffiti on it right now. Vine Avenue park amazing graffiti

Monarch road closing in photo

Junctioneer - November 11, 2014 - 2:19pm
Monarch Road at Junction Road is ever decreasing in life.   Search Monarch Road on this blog see the timeline of the road becoming less and less

Original Junction cow pen surface

Junctioneer - November 10, 2014 - 7:26am
Old stockyard Cow pen surface viewable from behind the Pharma plus on St. Clair Avenue West.     The concrete squares surface visible on the top of his picture are original to […]

Just love these bicycles excepted signs

Junctioneer - November 10, 2014 - 7:15am

Double Store dental office coming to 2990 Dundas St. W.

Junctioneer - November 8, 2014 - 1:37pm
Double Store dental office coming to 2990 Dundas St. W.

Six Bench Holiday Campaign

Sorauren Park - November 8, 2014 - 11:33am
Give the gift of contemplation this season by helping to fund six park benches for the new Sorauren Town Square. Four benches are already funded… only two more to go, or about $3,800! Big thanks to families and staff of Howard Public School for funding the first two benches. Another two have been funded thanks […]

New business at 43 Junction Rd

Junctioneer - November 6, 2014 - 3:20pm


Junctioneer - November 6, 2014 - 2:43pm

10th Annual Sorauren Pumpkin Parade on Nov. 1

Sorauren Park - October 25, 2014 - 6:53pm
The 10th annual Sorauren Park Pumpkin Parade, Toronto’s original, is set for Saturday, Nov. 1 at Sorauren Park, the day after Halloween. Bring your jack-o-lantern to the park and line it up along the path. Join the hundreds who’ll be out to admire amazing pumpkin art of all kinds on parade. The event kicks off […]

Runnymede Rd. Bell Canada collocation office

Junctioneer - October 22, 2014 - 11:42am
Where most of the Internet feeds for area come from has has really benefited in the last couple of decades from the Internet.  While the building was used just for plain […]

New raw juice bar coming to Runnymede road and Dundas St., West

Junctioneer - October 18, 2014 - 12:33pm
New raw juice bar coming to Runnymede road and Dundas St., West

Taking it to the Street

Roncesvalles Renewed - October 17, 2014 - 12:27pm

It took a village to raise that baby!

With a team of many BIA members, TTC delegates, advocating residents, and City of Toronto officials, the long, arduous task of co – creating the Roncesvalles streetscape was a group effort.  The process was based on consultation, collaboration and transparency.

Several members of RoncyWorks were involved in the process and are pleased to report that Roncy’s development history is intact, safe and on the cutting edge of experimental projects.  For example the Greening of Roncy by local volunteers and the success of the Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign is inspiring other neighbourhoods.

Creating an accessible street that people would enjoy for generations was the group mandate. And, if the TTC has to make some adjustments to get that perfect, well that’s OK with me.

The group had to scale their vision to budget and other limitations, while pursuing the common interests of all businesses, residents, motorists, cyclists, transit users and pedestrians of all ages — some with strollers, walkers or wheelchairs.

Roncy Works… because we all work together.

More on:  Community engagement with Roncesvalles Renewed

No rip ups planned along Roncy

Roncesvalles Renewed - October 17, 2014 - 8:13am
TTC work anticipated for 2016

A step-free access ramp will be located at the second doorway of each new TTC streetcar. (Randy Risling / Toronto Star)

To accommodate the accessible ramps for the new streetcars that will be traveling along the 504 route, some minor adjustments will need to be made to TTC designed bump outs along Roncesvalles.

Correction: Back when the TTC bump outs were being installed there were still some unknowns. In fact, the ramp design for the bump outs was not finalized until 2013. [The original plans of 2011 were modified and finalized in 2013, before TTC had settled on the purchasing of the expected, new streetcars.]

According to TTC Executive Director of Corporate Communications, Brad Ross, “not the entire bump out will be adjusted, just a 4 square metre area of each bump out.  The work is slated for 2016 and will be done during non-peak times.”

There will be the odd lane restriction, but the road will not be closed, the track will not be ripped out along Roncy, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will still be able to use the road, bike lanes and sidewalks.

When asked, Councillor Gord Perks commented that it is his understanding “the TTC will concentrate their efforts on Spadina, Bathurst and Dundas accessibility issues first. “Roncevalles will only experience minimal disruption during non peak hours and work will be done quickly in days, not months.”

In terms of timing, the TTC is aiming to co-ordinate this work with the City of Toronto and coincide construction with the already scheduled intersection rebuild at Queen-King-Roncesvalles-Queensway.  Streetcars will be out of service as a result of the intersection work, but will be replaced by scheduled buses.

“Rest assured, the TTC is sensitive to further disruption to the community and will do all it can to mitigate disruption,” says Ross. “There will be lots of signage and advance notice to the community and businesses”.

New hope upholstery gone!

Junctioneer - October 9, 2014 - 8:55pm
  New Hope Upholstery, at 2994 Dundas Street West has left the Junction.   We have lost another essential business type … to higher rents building owners can get?

West Toronto Baptist Church new sign could easily win best new sign in the Junction

Junctioneer - October 9, 2014 - 8:48pm
      Why because it emanates a sense of modernism coupled with a slight store coparent with reference to railroad signs.  Really like how the frame clasps the inner sign.
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