Design Options Analysis - Ridership & Capacity

Existing Condition

Base Case bus ridership, 2041:

800 Passengers

at Peak Point, Peak Direction (PPPD)

Option #1:

Surface-running LRT, with 10 stops.

2041 City Projected Ridership*

(Peak point, Peak Direction)

2,700 Passengers

*Based on results from GTAModel v4

2041 Service Capacity

(passengers per hour, per direction)

5,900 Passengers

Assuming four-minute headways and three-car light rail vehicles (LRVs) that can carry up to 390 passengers each, based on TTC crowding standards.

Option #2:

Underground LRT, with 10 stops.

2041 City Projected Ridership*

(Peak point, Peak Direction)

3,500 Passengers

*Based on results from GTAModel v4

2041 Service Capacity

(passengers per hour, per direction)

5,900 Passengers

Assuming four-minute headways and three-car light rail vehicles (LRVs) that can carry up to 390 passengers each, based on TTC crowding standards.

Option #3:

Combination elevated and underground LRT, with 3 stops.

2041 City Projected Ridership*

(Peak point, Peak Direction)

3,800 Passengers

*Based on results from GTAModel v4

2041 Service Capacity

(passengers per hour, per direction)

5,900 Passengers

Assuming four-minute headways and three-car light rail vehicles (LRVs) that can carry up to 390 passengers each, based on TTC crowding standards.

Option #4:

Combination elevated and underground LRT, with 7 stops.

2041 City Projected Ridership*

(Peak point, Peak Direction)

4,200 Passengers

*Based on results from GTAModel v4

2041 Service Capacity

(passengers per hour, per direction)

5,900 Passengers

Assuming four-minute headways and three-car light rail vehicles (LRVs) that can carry up to 390 passengers each, based on TTC crowding standards.

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