Category Archives: Don Mills LRT
The OneCity plan has much to recommend it even though in the details it is far from perfect. The funding scheme requires Queen’s Park to modify the handling of assessment value changes, and they are already cool to this scheme. … Continue reading
Updated June 27 at 5:20pm: I have written a political analysis of today’s announcement for the Torontoist website that will probably go live tomorrow morning. A line-by-line review of the plan will go up here later the same day. TTC … Continue reading
The Downtown Relief Line has been in the news a lot lately, what with dreams of vast new revenues to pay for transit expansion and, at long last, a recognition that more people want to travel downtown than we have … Continue reading
Back in the early days of this blog, I wrote a long paper about the role of transit and what a truly regional plan would look like. To avoid extensively quoting myself, I suggest that any newcomers to this site … Continue reading
For some time, I have stayed away from the “Save Our Subways” dialogue over on UrbanToronto in part because Transit City and related issues are presented as being “Steve Munro’s” plan (there’s even a poll that just went up on that … Continue reading
(Updated at 3:00 pm, February 1. I omitted a section on the proposed Sheppard subway extensions to Downsview and to Scarborough Town Centre. This has been added.) In this, the final installment of my review of Transit City, I will look at … Continue reading
In the first part of this article, I looked at the origins of Transit City. Here, I will turn to that plan’s various components and to other transit schemes that have some or all of their funding in place.
Transit City and transit in general are much in the political news thanks to one mayoral candidate’s declaration that there would be a moratorium on additional routes among other changes at the TTC. Christopher Hume’s column in the Star gives an … Continue reading
Over the years, I’ve taken a lot of flak about LRT proposals for Toronto. Some folks imply that I am personally responsible for leading one or more generations of politicians astray, and that LRT is an invention of my very … Continue reading
Part 1 of this article reviewed recent approvals and designs for the Eglinton LRT. In part 2, I will turn to the remaining Transit City routes. The main article follows the break below.