Metrolinx Green Paper 7: What to do about Transit? (Part 1)

The Metrolinx consultation process leading to a new Regional Transportation Plan is in full swing complete with online feedbacks and a series of public meetings. Probably the most important of the seven “Green Papers” (documents for discussion) is the last, the one concerning transit.

You can read all 60+ pages or a very high level overview at Metrolinx site.

I am not going to attempt to boil all of this material (or the other 6 papers) down into posts here and leave it to readers to explore the Metrolinx site on their own. However, some aspects of the transit paper deserve comment as well as the process by which the new plan appears to be taking shape. Continue reading