The Game of Thrones and Transit in Toronto

LRT or Subways? This has been the ongoing debate, unfortunately the lines between truth are certainly grey. Let’s start with the Eglinton Cross-town, which definitely the current…

Why transit is important in Toronto

I thought I would finish the night by giving you a link to a site that details the positives of light-rail. It is unfortunate…

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…

Toronto transit looks to reopen streetcar bidding

TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Toronto’s transit authority said on Tuesday it will recommend to its commissioners that it enter into a new bidding…

TTC streetcar deal to Alstom?

By Christina Blizzard It’s a contract worth $3 billion in tax dollars and thousands of jobs for the provincial economy. The TTC’s bid to…

More political interference with the Transit City plans will cause delays

Leave the Transit City plan alone and do not attempt to hijack the Eglinton-Crosstown line or any other part of the Transit City plan….

Digging up a Queen Street ghost story in Toronto

Streetcar platform dug in 1950s and never used sits behind a door, a buried relic of an old transit vision. To the thousands of…

Toronto’s $1.25-billion light-rail gamble

Check out the “Globe and Mail” link below for this excellent post on Toronto’s Light-Rail Transit City situation. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071124.TTC24/TPStory/TPEntertainment/Ontario/ Toronto’s decaying streetcar fleet, once…

GTTA and the MoveOntario 2020 Plan – Phase 2

It looks like the GTTA has received funding for the following projects. Maybe I am still in disbelief until I see shovels in the…

What to do about the Queen Streetcar and King Streetcar? Time for a “Transit Mall”!

With the amount of vehicle interference in the downtown area once again the issues of streetcars has surfaced. With the need to improve transit,…

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