Outside of Toronto’s downtown core, only five subway stations in the GTA meet the level of density recommended to support a subway. What makes those suburban stations successful in terms of urban development, compared to those that aren't?
Density plays a key role in driving ridership for transit. As Ontario invests billions into transit infrastructure and service, getting a healthy return on those investments depends on having the right level of density nearby.
Calgary's LRT system is one of the most successful electrified transport systems in North America both from a ridership perspective and a green energy perspective. Green Energy Futures heads to the city hall CTrain station platform to learn more.