As Toronto prepares for another hot and sticky weekend, the traffic forecast calls for congestion on city streets. There are multiple road closures for both construction and events that drivers and cyclists will want to avoid. Meanwhile, partial closures of the subway system will present problems for transit commuters.
In the latest sign that Toronto's real estate market has gone cuckoo, a house in Little India as just sold for more than 50 per cent over its asking price. Located on Hertle Ave. near Dundas and Gerrard streets, the detached home was listed on the market for $1,099,000 and sold for a whopping $1,615,000.
Toronto traffic signals are about to become more pedestrian friendly. Mayor John Tory announced today plans to re-time over 350 signals across the city by the end of the year. By the end of 2017, that number will climb to over 1,500. The idea is to better manage traffic flow and to give pedestrians more time to cross the street.
The first weekend of summer in Toronto is going to be a bright and sunny scorcher. If you're the type who puts stock in the humidex, you can look forward to temperatures in the neighbourhood of 40 degrees Celsius. Even if you don't, it's still going to top 30 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday.
11 Brunel Court is a two bedroom, three bathroom penthouse on the market for $1,749,900. This CityPlace building features 2,350 square feet of living space including a private terrace and a front row view of the CN Tower and the Jays game.