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BY THE NUMBERS: Toronto according to John Tory

A dedicated platform for the Yonge line opened at Union Station Aug. 18, 2014. CITYNEWS/Diana Pereira

While delivering his “state of Toronto” address on Thursday, John Tory mentioned a whole lot of numbers. Here’s a list:


  • TTC service was reduced on 63 routes due to actions by council in 2011 and 2012.
  • The Toronto-York-Spadina extension is still in the works and is scheduled to be complete by late 2016.
  • The TTC signal upgrades on Line 1 that cost $562 million are scheduled to be done by 2020. The project was originally was scheduled for 2012.
  • The Union Station revitalization was approved in 2009 at a cost of $640.2 million. Council has since approved more capital, up to $769 million. The project is expected to be finished by the end of 2016.


  • Toronto Community Housing needs $2.6 billion in capital repairs over the next 10 years to keep residences in fair shape.


  • The revitalization of Nathan Phillips Square is $20 million over budget.