Author Archives: Trefann Court

Welcome!

Welcome to the website for the Trefann Court Residents Association. The Trefann Court Association hasn’t been active for several years, but it could be re-started anytime there are several local residents who are interested and want to get involved. Some … Continue reading

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deficiency in new Shuter St bike lane

Just west of Sumach, there is a 100m section of the westbound bike lane which is not protected by any curbs or bollards; this section of the bike lane is unprotected, to give access to a 35m school bus loading … Continue reading

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protected bike lane on Shuter St – completed

Shuter St, from River to Sherbourne, was completely rebuilt during the summer: the old roadbed removed, then new gravel foundation, concrete base, and two layers of asphalt. For the entire length of Shuter (west to Yonge), car parking was moved … Continue reading

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Sumach St contra-flow bike lane update

The Sumach St contra-flow bike lane was finished Oct 15. The traffic light at Queen was installed back in February, so the only remaining work was 2 blocks of roadway paint, and removal of parking signs on the east side … Continue reading

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Shuter St – aerial view

Nelson Mandela School (then called Park Public, built in 1915), is the one landmark which appears in every photo. (Click each image to view larger version) 1942:empty land west of Sackville (compare to 1949 photo) 1949: development west of Sackville, … Continue reading

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FIVE+ years to construct Sumach St contra-flow bike lane ?

A contra-flow bike lane on Sumach is a good idea. Should be simple; only 2 blocks long. Currently, the only routes in the immediate area for north-bound cycling from King to Queen are on River, Parliament, or Power (where it … Continue reading

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protected bike lane on Shuter St

Sometime in 2020, “the City will carry out much needed road reconstruction on Shuter St, between Sherbourne and River St: removing and replacing the asphalt surface and road base, and some sections of curb and sidewalk. Existing bike lanes will be … Continue reading

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website cleanup

Likely no one noticed, but the WordPress “theme” for this site “broke” 3 months ago; I finally managed to fix it. At the same time, I scanned the site for broken links and fixed a few of them. Although some … Continue reading

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contaminated soil in Regent Park

The Regent Park Athletic Fields were not part of the original plan for Regent Park redevelopment – the city’s plan published in 2004 showed new apartment buildings on this site (see image: page 10 of presentation, or view complete document … Continue reading

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Shuter St – history

The map on the left is a reproduction from the 1858 book “The hand-book of Toronto“. It shows North Park St, running from Sumach to 1 block west of Berkeley. (Also this map shows a street called Sidenham, located just … Continue reading

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