There are, however, places on the subway and Scarborough RT where riders are more likely to find themselves alone, or at least part of a very small crowd. (In fact, there's one stop in particular where passengers are almost certain to be alone, save for the fare booth attendant, outside of rush hour.)
Here's a loner's guide to the quietest stations on the TTC.
The TTC keeps a record of offences against customers and staff--assaults, thefts, sexual assaults that involved police attention--and publishes the numbers in the monthly CEO's report. Over the last 12 months, there were 413 recorded offences against customers and 398 against TTC staff, a total of 811 incidents in roughly 528 million trips. The odds of experiencing a crime on the TTC were about 667,000 to 1.
Rather than taking the proposal to city council first, the two are trying to secure provincial and federal funds for the project prior to a formal debate. It's a savvy move, and one that just might bypass the flip-flopping that has characterized Toronto's transit plans over the last decade or so.
From a design standpoint, these are less modern than some of the recent developments we've seen. According to the developer, the idea is to inject some British flair into the neighbourhood, which basically ensures that the project features architecture that's on the conservative side. Given the neighbourhood's existing architecture, that's probably not going to bother current residents one bit.