Yonge Relief Line: A Long-Term Solution to Increasing Congestion

it's official: the Yonge Subway Line is now operating at significantly above capacity, handling substantially more passengers than it can comfortably accommodate. According to Metrolinx’s recently published Yonge Relief Network Study (YRNS), the Yonge line is operating at minimum 11% over capacity south of Bloor during peak hours. For many of Toronto's rush hour commuters, this comes as no surprise, with trains too full to board a common sight in the mornings and afternoons. To everyone from politicians to transit planners to ordinary Torontonians, the problem has long been obvious; the extent of it, less so.

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