crosstown lrt stations toronto

What the Crosstown LRT stations might be named

The new Eglinton Crosstown LRT may be behind schedule, but that doesn't mean Metrolinx isn't thinking about what to name the 25 stations and stops that'll dot the new 19-kilometre line.

Metrolinx's Design Excellence Team has proposed names for each stop based on a set of three principles. To avoid confusion, it wants to give each one a unique name. It'll prioritize names based on street, neighbourhoods and landmarks as well as names that are familiar to our local lexicon.

crosstown lrt stations torontoThese principles are clearly evident in the proposed map, which includes stops such as Science Centre, Forest Hill and Allen (instead of Eglinton West).

Metrolinx is seeking input from the public until October 7. You can check out the transit corporation's rationale for some of the station and stop names online.

What do you think of the proposed names? Let us know in the comments.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Craigleigh Gardens park and Milkman's Lane are gateways to Toronto's natural wonders

The history of City Dairy in Toronto

The history of the squirrel statues in Toronto

The ghosts of Exhibition Place in Toronto

A miniature version of Canada opens in Toronto next year

The history of Highway 2 when it was the gateway to Toronto

This is why a TTC subway station has a secret attic above its platform

This is what Wellington Street used to look like in Toronto