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Old Posted Apr 13, 2011, 1:24 PM
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The 401 is basically the only east-west corridor in Toronto, which is why it is so busy. Montreal on the other hand has more freeways spread out more evenly, and it isn't pushed up against a lake, so I don't think they have any roads that are as busy as the 401. Traffic going through Montreal has more options than traffic going through the GTA.
I'd count the QEW (Gardiner Expressway) and the 407 as E-W corridors as well, but I get your point. The 401 is the main public E-W corridor in Toronto.

And Caltrane, the 401 is still the busiest in the Western Hemisphere (not just NA) IIRC, Santa Monica freeway is still trailing.
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