Item - 2022.MM39.24

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 2, 2022 without amendments.

MM39.24 - Potential Adaptive Reuse - Scarborough Rapid Transit Elevated Track - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Jennifer McKelvie

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on February 2 and 3, 2022, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, CreateTO, in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Transit Commission, the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to explore the potential for the adaptive reuse of the elevated track currently utilized by the Scarborough Rapid Transit line as a new linear park and active transportation corridor and to report back to a future meeting of City Council on the feasibility, including potential funding options.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)

That Councillor Ainslie be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning: 


Potential Adaptive Reuse - Scarborough Rapid Transit Elevated Track


Reason for Urgency:


This Motion is urgent as it is asking staff to explore the feasibility of a new project before other work is planned for the site and CreateTO and the Toronto Transit Commission are agreeable to the Motion.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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