Toronto Subways

Ontario taking over the TTC?

An interesting idea, but will it work? I am a bit suspect over the real intentions. If the Government takes over the subway and…

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The Transit File – Is Markham the next victim of unchecked urban growth? We must do better!

I will limit this to one paragraph, or more, because there is not much more I can say that has not already been said….

Scarborough Subway

A return to the ‘original’ Scarborough subway plan is on it’s way…

The Ford family has become synonymous with the promise of subway construction, so it’s no surprise Doug Ford kicked off his first official day…

Time to vote #Toronto for something simple, radical or impossible!

Well your friendly neighborhood G.T.A Patriot is back online, after a hiatus. Today is Election Day, across the province. However in the G.T.A, specifically Toronto, you…

Let’s talk about transit at cross-roads again in Toronto

Transit is now on the radar. Everyone is talking about it. Yes, talking! Will we fund transit? How much will it cost? Will it…

The “One City” 30-year plan possibly 20-years too late?

Ford says “No”, and Karen says “Yes”! Most Torontonians know we need subways and better transit. We need a proper transit system in Toronto…

New construction timeline for Transit City

New construction timeline for Transit City

Despite 16 months of flailing on the transit file, all four of Toronto’s new provincially funded light rail lines will open within the original timeframe of 2020.

Only the hotly contested Sheppard LRT will be completed much later than it would have been before Mayor Rob Ford came to office and stalled all plans for street-level transit expansion.

Now, instead of the Sheppard LRT opening in 2014 as originally scheduled, work will only begin that year. The Finch LRT is scheduled to break ground in 2015. Both projects are expected to take about four years to complete.

Keep it simple stupid Air Rail link options dead on arrival

Keep it simple stupid Air Rail Link options dead on arrival

It’s a rare show of unity on the transit file at City Hall. 

With the fight over subway versus LRT now decided, two councillors from opposite ends of the political spectrum are burying the hatchet and joining together to advocate for better rapid transit for Toronto’s west end. 

On Wednesday council will consider a motion put forward by Councillor Frances Nunziata – a close ally of Rob Ford – that calls for a major revamp of the Air Rail Link planned to run between Pearson Airport and Union Station by 2015.  

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Conversion the Scarborough RT to an LRT Not a Dead Issue according to reports

The possibility of converting the Scarborough RT to true LRT when its current fleet reaches the end of its life, instead of conversion to…

York Region Viva bus service ends Wednesday September 25 2008 at 4am – No service in York Region

  680News staff | Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 7:42 pm   Thirty-five-thousand commuters in York Region will have to find another way to work…

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