RapidTO: Eglinton East Bus Lanes

RapidTO: Eglinton East was the first roadway studied for transit priority measures. In October 2020, 8.5 kilometres of bus lanes were installed along Eglinton Avenue. East., Kingston Road. and Morningside Avenue from Brimley Road, through to Ellesmere Road the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on Eglinton Avenue East were converted to RapidTO bus lanes. Curbside general-purpose lanes on Kingston Road and Morningside Avenue were converted to RapidTO bus lanes.

You can learn more about the Eglinton East Bus Lanes on the City of Toronto’s project website.


Ongoing Results

In February 2022, the TTC and the City of Toronto published the latest RapidTO dashboard, which visualized how TTC customers experienced faster and more reliable trips as a result of the bus lanes. Customers travelling on the roadway experience improvements to transit travel times with up to 5mins savings in the PM peak and improvements to reliability averaging 10% across the following four routes with minimal impacts to general traffic:

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