Six potential alignments within the preferred corridor wereidentified for further evaluation.
- Two variations west of the Don Valley into downtown:
- Queen (‘Q’)
- Richmond (‘R’)
- Three variations east of the Don Valley
- Via Queen (‘A’)
- Via the GO corridor (‘G’)
- Via Eastern (‘E’)
- Alignments were evaluated using nearly 80 criteria to identify which would best address project and city-building objectives.
Emerging Preferred Alignment (EQ) would run from Pape Station to downtown via Eastern and Queen.