TTC names WSP prime consultant for subway capacity upgrades
The line has at times exceeded its scheduled capacity.
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has named WSP the prime consultant for an 11-year, $30-million subway capacity enhancement program to help manage increased ridership for its Yonge-University line, the busiest rapid-transit line anywhere in Canada.
WSP will support the program’s continued development and implementation for Line 1, which before the COVID-19 pandemic carried more than 850,000 passengers per day, at times exceeding its scheduled capacity. The work will be carried out on an as-required basis on approved capital projects.
The firm will also support development and investigation of elements affecting another capacity enhancement program strategy for Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth), including condition assessment, multi-discipline design, studies, analysis, engineering and program consultant services for transit and industrial facilities, systems and infrastructure.