Torontonians in favour of pedestrian tunnel to Island Airport

The results of an Ipsos-Reid survey show that a majority of Torontonians (56 per cent) are in favour of a pedestrian tunnel to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. (That's 56 per cent of 700 randomly surveyed.)

Passengers flying out of Billy Bishop now have to take a 90-second ferry ride to the island. The proposed underwater tunnel would serve in addition to the existing ferry.

Back in January, the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) estimated the tunnel will cost approximately $45 million, to be covered by airline improvement fees paid by flying customers. The tunnel would be about eight metres wide and four metres high, and be outfitted with moving sidewalks.

The TPA is currently undertaking an environmental assessment of the project.

Latest Videos

Latest Videos

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in News Flash

What's open and closed Remembrance Day in Toronto 2016

Vote for your favourite photo of Nuit Blanche 2016

What's open and closed Thanksgiving Monday in Toronto 2016

What's open and closed on Labour Day 2016 in Toronto

Do you want to create video for blogTO?

What's open and closed on Simcoe Day 2016 in Toronto

What's open and closed on Canada Day 2016 in Toronto

What's open and closed Easter Monday 2016 in Toronto