The Green Line

Creating a 5km linear park and trail in Toronto’s Dupont hydro corridor

As our city grows, we must look for creative opportunities to expand parks and connect communities. Park People is working on a special project to transform disconnected land in the Dupont hydro corridor into a beautiful, continuous park and trail, connecting multiple communities and becoming a citywide destination. The park will stretch 5km from Earlscourt Park to the Annex, linking communities which are currently low in green space with off-street routes for cycling and walking. Learn more at greenlinetoronto.ca >

Park People, in partnership with Friends of the Green Line and Workshop Architecture, is building support with the City of Toronto, community, and other partners to realize the Green Line, through the following activities:

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Helping form Friends of The Green Line, with a new website and social media presence to share the project’s vision

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Creating a successful supporters campaign, reaching local residents, politicians, businesses, and organizations

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Animating spaces along the corridor with festivals, educational walks, and community arts projects

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Bringing communities, the City, and provincial agencies together to find solutions to move the project forward

A “brilliant proposal” whose “time has come”

Toronto Star

Now is the time to throw support behind the Green Line.

Metro Toronto

Green Line Stories:

Green Line takes a huge leap towards reality

With the start of a City-initiated study of the Green Line this year and money budgeted for improvements, the future 5km linear park and trail is set to take a huge leap towards reality in the next three years. Park People put together a video highlighting the...

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It’s Time for The Green Line

In a city experiencing explosive growth, we have to get creative about green spaces. It’s not easy to find land for new parks. We need new models, new ideas, new thinking. Enter the Green Line. The Green Line is important, not just because it creates more green space...

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A community garden with accessibility at its heart

The Green Line is a vision to create a 5km linear park and trail to connect communities through the Dupont hydro corridor. Read more about the project here and sign up as a supporter. Written by Friends of the Green Line member Erika Hennebury. It’s a bucolic...

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