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

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

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

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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.

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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

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

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Eglinton subway not in cards – David Miller

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TTC streetcar deal to Alstom?

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The Eglinton Crosstown and Mayor Olivia Chow

Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow said she’s “speechless” about the continued delayed of the Eglinton Crosstown, saying she’s no more knowledgeable on the project than residents and business owners who’ve been waiting years for it to wrap up.

“I don’t know what to say anymore, it’s leaving me speechless,”  said Chow.




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