A colourful commute for Torontonians British Architect Will Alsop’s practice, aLL Design, in collaboration with The Spadina Group Associates (TSGA) – a joint venture of IBI Group, LEA Consulting and WSP – has designed and completed two of six stations on the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) new TYSSE (Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension).
The bus station canopy – also corten steel – has a huge cantilevered roof, the surface of which is planted with meadow grasses, to create a ‘green roof’ and to provide shelter for waiting passengers
T The station will serve as an integrated regional transport hub serving up to 20,000 subway passenger trips daily, providing 1881 commuter parking spaces and two separate regional bus terminals
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he Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project will provide a critical extension for the existing TTC subway system across the municipal boundary between the City of Toronto and the Regional Municipality of York. Pioneer Village Station straddles the border of York Region, beneath the intersection of Steeles Avenue West and Northwest Gate, anchoring a corner of York University Campus. The station will serve as an integrated regional transport hub serving up to 20,000 subway passenger trips daily, providing 1881 commuter parking spaces and two separate regional bus terminals. The location is otherwise underdeveloped and it is intended that the station entrances and bus terminals will create a public focal point that will serve the future development of the surrounding area, beginning with Steeles Avenue West.
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