Comment 82479

By Mal (anonymous) | Posted October 31, 2012 at 12:36:50 in reply to Comment 82478

At an average speed of 38km/h, Canadian Pacific metrics are competitive with sections of the Hwy 401 and Hwy 410 (circa 2008).

http://www.scribd.com/doc/24888888/The-GTA-s-slowest-highways

Metrolinx's investments might move the bar slightly.

"Hundreds of lane-kilometres will be added to the region’s expressway network with the completion of the Highway 407 East extension to Highway 35/115 and the extensions of Highways 404, 427 and 410, as identified in the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

Improvements to existing 400 series highways are also part of the RTP. For example, they include widening Highway 401 from Highway 410 to Hurontario Street, including HOV lanes, and new HOV lanes on Highway 400 between Major Mackenzie Drive and King Road, on Highway 427 from Highway 409 to Highway 407, and on the QEW between Trafalgar Road and Guelph Line."

http://www.metrolinx.com/thebigmove/en/lookingforward/5_2_first15years.aspx

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