Today’s National Post reports that the TTC will "seriously consider" a plan for a new subway line that would run underneath Roncesvalles from the Dundas West station. One proposed map of the route (above) shows the subway stopping at Sorauren and Dundas, and then travelling down to Liberty Village. The subway then travels east-west along the rail corridor then turns north up to Pape Station. The map is based on the original Network 2011 plan, prepared back in 1985.
According to Spacing.ca, which reported on the proposal on Monday, the Downtown Relief Line would allow commuters to travel downtown without having to take the Yonge line. Whether it will ever get built is anyone’s guess. The TTC is focussing for now on several other projects, but the regional transit authority Metrolinx identifies the line as a priority in its green paper, according to the Post. Transit blogger James Bow has also reported on the proposal.