The horrific incident yesterday that claimed the lives of 10 people will continue to impact transportation in and around north Toronto today and later in the week.
Multiple major road closures, TTC shut downs and GO Transit diversions will remain in place as the investigation continues.
Road closures continue to be in place in both directions on Yonge St: Highway 401 to Cummer Ave. Use Lawrence, York Mills, Steeles & Hwy 7 as east/west alternates and Dufferin, Bathurst, Bayview & Leslie as north/south alternates. We thank Torontonians for their patience.— City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) April 24, 2018
Yonge St. will be closed from Highway 401 to Cummer Ave. People are encouraged to use Lawrence, York Mills, Steeles and Hwy 7 as east and west alternates and Dufferin, Bathurst, Bayview and Leslie as north and south alternates.
Subway service is operating to and from Finch Station this morning. North York Centre Station, however, remains closed with trains not stopping there. The 97 Yonge bus is diverting. Check https://t.co/oAvfIgfQte for details.— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) April 24, 2018
As for the TTC, trains are currently bypassing North York Centre Station on Line 1.
#GObus Routes 19, 27, 32, 34, 36, 38, 67, 92 & 96: No service - York Mills & Finch Bus Terms info at https://t.co/rycbzJuODR— GO Transit (@GOtransit) April 24, 2018
TTC customers are able to board GO Transit vehicles with either a TTC transfer or Metropass.
Trains are bypassing North York Centre Station on Line 1 today. Customers using GO Transit can board anywhere in Toronto with their PRESTO card or transfer. TTC customers can also board GO Transit vehicles with their TTC transfer or Metropass.— Official TTC Tweets (@TTCnotices) April 24, 2018
GO Transit officials have said that Yonge Street is still not being serviced. They'll update riders once service resumes.
#RiderAlert #YRT buses continue to service Finch Terminal this morning as usual. YRT staff are on-site to provide customer assistance.— York Region Transit (@YRTViva) April 24, 2018
For those taking York Region Transit it's important to note that buses continue to service Finch Terminal as normal.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY:— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) April 24, 2018
Yonge St from Sheppard Av to Finch Av
-Area is closed to pedestrian/vehicular traffic
-Access to businesses via rear entrances
-Beecroft Rd also closed from Finch Av to North York Bl
-Changes to these closures will be updated as available#GO725711
Toronto Police have indicicated their investigation will continue until later in the week so expect closures to be in effect through at least tomorrow.
by Jaclyn Skrobacky via blogTO
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