My thanks to Greg Mckhool for reminding me that I needed to write something about this:
There is a misleading comment in the Dr. Gridlock column of today’s (Apr. 3) Globe and Mail by the TTC’s Tom Middlebrook that needs to be highlighted.
He tries to justify extending the subway to Vaughan’s “field of dreams” by saying that Toronto’s downtown didn’t look like it does today when the Yonge subway was built. Technically that’s true, but there certainly was a downtown there, and transit ridership along Yonge was substantial. He should know better…
You can find Jeff Gray’s column (Dr. Gridlock) here. Continue reading