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West Toronto Rail Path


The West Toronto Railpath is a multi use asphalt trail in TorontoOntarioCanada, running from The Junction neighbourhood toward downtown Toronto.

The railpath was developed and funded by the City of Toronto for bicycle and pedestrian use by local area residents. It, along with the Beltline Trail, is an example of an urban rails-to-trail project. Phase 1 of the path opened up in 2009.

Phase 2, an extension south from Dundas Street West to Liberty Village, has received full funding from the provincial and federal governments.

With information from Wikepedia

The Friends of the West Toronto Railpath is a volunteer group who work with and advise stakeholders such as the City of Toronto, Metrolinx, resident groups and community organizations. The group is made up of cyclists, artists, planners, urban ecologists, landscape architects, fresh air fiends and avid walkers. Together, the Friends are committed to expanding, protecting and improving WTR.

Friends of the Railpath

Photography by Mario Giambattista, Martin Reis, Pauline Nguyen, Vic Gedris

Partners

City of Toronto Cycling

City of Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Infrastructure Canada

Metrolinx

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