Nine Davenport community groups banded together to collect as many as 1,500 signatures for a petition that calls on the Ontario government and provincial transit agency Metrolinx to meet a set of criteria for the proposed Davenport Diamond Grade Separation project.

The...

As Metrolinx is launching its Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the contentious Davenport Diamond overpass, a local grassroots organization announced a plan to conduct its own environmental assessment.

The Ontario transit agency’s six-month long TPAP, beginn...

During a raucous public meeting Monday, Jan. 18, Davenport MPP Cristina Martins pledged to lobby the Ontario Minister of the Environment to halt the Davenport Overpass.

Metrolinx wants to build the elevated two-track bridge, which it is now referring to as the Guideway,...

January 13, 2016

Check out Options For Davenport's Sam Barbieri's interview with Matt Galloway on CBC's Metro Morning.

For months, a battle has been brewing between Metrolinx and residents in one west-end neighbourhood. Matt Galloway spoke with Sam Barbieri. He is part of a group called...

January 13, 2016

To the province, a proposed rail overpass just north of Dupont Street is an essential piece of infrastructure, key to expanding GO train service along the busy Barrie line. But for many residents of the Davenport neighourhood, the overpass they’re calling a “Gardiner f...

December 10, 2015

Toronto city council is blasting Ontario’s transportation agency and its plan for a big elevated rail bridge through Davenport neighbourhood, demanding Premier Kathleen Wynne intervene.

“We’re talking about a huge (ongoing) transformation, revitalization in this area, t...

Grassroots group Options for Davenport insists a grim architectural rendering released this week of a proposed GO Train bridge is an accurate representation of how the neighbourhood will look in the next few years, if the project is completed.

The rendering, prepared by...

December 7, 2015

Council could end up telling Metrolinx this week to derail its plan to build a massive train overpass through the Davenport neighbourhood.

Metrolinx is set to put the $140-million Davenport diamond grade separation project on the fast track for approval.

The plan – if it...

November 22, 2015

CityNews reporter Amanda Ferguson with why residents want Metrolinx to take the high road and re-think the Davenport Bridge project.

Watch the video.

A growing number of Davenport residents are doing all they can to fight the potential construction of what they are calling a “Gardiner Expressway-like structure” through their neighbourhood.

The non-partisan group, Options For Davenport, strongly supports the expansion...

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