South End Reconstruction on Roncesvalles: POSTPONED

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Aerial view of planned construction Zones at south end of Roncesvalles and the Queensway.

UPDATE FEBRUARY 21ST, 2019: Please take note that the South End Construction and the work to adjust the TTC ramps that was scheduled to start March 31st, has been postponed until 2020. The email from Councillor Gord Perks below provides the details on this decision. ** Hello, I just received the latest update on King- Queensway-Queen-Roncesvalles Project from Chief Engineer, … Read More

Construction Update November 8

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Hello everyone: Here is the latest update for construction on Roncesvalles. Please remember that schedules are subject to change. ==Enbridge== The BIA, the City and the contractor have been putting significant pressure on Enbridge to complete their work on Roncesvalles, and to limit the scope of their work to only what is necessary for safety’s sake. They have completed their … Read More

Construction Update October 6

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Here is the latest construction update for Roncesvalles Avenue. Please remember that dates and schedules are subject to change. Howard Park Intersection The Howard Park Avenue intersection opened up on schedule this morning at 5:00 a.m. Buses now run all the way up Roncesvalles with no diversions. TTC is continuing to restring overhead wires for streetcars along Howard Park and … Read More

Three Suggestions For Better Construction

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Over the past few months, the Roncesvalles Village BIA has been contacted by many political candidates to get our view on construction in the City of Toronto. The Roncesvalles Village BIA is staunchly non-partisan, and so we are offering the following recommendations regarding construction to anyone who cares to read them. 1) The City of Toronto must establish and enforce … Read More

504 Bus Route Update

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There has been a great deal of confusion over the past few days about the 504 bus. It has been taking a rather strange route, detouring all the way to Shaw St. before coming to the bottom of Roncesvalles. This was because of an emergency watermain repair that blocked eastbound traffic on King St. Our understanding is that this is … Read More

Roncesvalles Now Open To Two-Way Traffic! Buses start two-way on Monday

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After nine months of construction, the TTC has announced that two-way bus service will return to Roncesvalles on Monday, April 26 at 5 am. The buses will leave Dundas West station and travel south to the Sunnyside loop, where passengers may board the streetcar and continue along King. The westbound 504 King streetcar will continue to turn back east at … Read More

Free Parking On Roncesvalles

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From now until November 2010, there will be up to three hours of free parking in any legal parking spot on Roncesvalles Avenue. Please note that free parking is not a free-for-all. Illegal parking in no-parking zones will still get you a ticket. But for our law-abiding neighbours, come on down and enjoy everything that Roncesvalles Village has to offer, … Read More

Update On Claims Process For Members

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This update is from the office of Councillor Perks: –  Property owners who wanted to claim for loss or damage resulting from the sewer and watermain construction were provided with information on the process to submit their claims to the City Clerk’s Office. –  Several property owners then received notification from the City’s insurance adjuster, McLarens Canada, stating that the … Read More

Private Side Water Replacement Update

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From the office of Councillor Gord Perks: Water service replacement on the private side: The City of Toronto confirms that substandard (defined as being non-copper or less than 19 mm) water services were replaced to property line on Roncesvalles Avenue.  Some of the services included in the installation of curb stops.  Curb stops do not necessarily denote the extent of … Read More

Mystery Sign Maker Strikes Again!

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This past week a number of new signs appeared on construction fencing and gravel piles on Roncesvalles, much to our delight! Clearly this is the work of the same mystery messenger who festooned the neighbourhood with the “So Sucky!” signs that Torontoist reported on a while back. We really liked the “Mt. Roncy” and “♥ Roncy” signs. A good sense … Read More