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Jane Street is a north-south thoroughfare in western Torontomarker, Ontariomarker, Canadamarker, that begins at Bloor Street and continues north into York Regionmarker to near the Holland Rivermarker in King Townshipmarker.

The street is most infamously known with the intersection of Jane and Finchmarker where a number of murders and other forms of violence have taken place over the years.

The TTC operates Janemarker subway station at Jane and Bloor Street; until the subway opened, this intersection was the western terminus of the "Jane/Bloor" streetcar line. There are plans to operate two additional subway stations on Jane in Vaughan as part of the extension of the Spadina branch of the Yonge-University-Spadina line. Proposed in the 2007 Transit City plan is the Jane LRT, a light rail line to run almost entirely along Jane from the Jane subway station to the Steeles West station under development on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line.

Trivia

  • The title character of the Barenaked Ladies song Jane is "Jane St. Clair", and is named after the intersection of Jane and St. Clair Avenue. Steven Page recalls that co-writer Stephen Duffy saw the intersection on a map and remarked that it sounded like the most beautiful intersection in the world; "I didn't have the heart to tell him it wasn't."


See also

Major streets in Toronto which intersect with Jane Street (south to north):

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