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HOV lanes during Pan Am Games led to shorter commutes for transit users

HOV lanes during Pan Am Games led to shorter commutes for transit users

The Pan Am Games closed yesterday in Toronto, with the Parapan Games to start next weekend. One of the region’s...

Vancouver voters say no to new tax and transit improvements

Vancouver voters say no to new tax and transit improvements

Residents in Metro Vancouver have voted against a proposed 0.5% tax to fund transportation improvements in the region. 61.7% of residents voted...

The development of regional transit in Niagara

The development of regional transit in Niagara

The municipalities of Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland moved a step closer to a regional transit system this week...

Managing transportation demand during the Pan Am games

Managing transportation demand during the Pan Am games

In just over a month, Toronto will be hosting the Pan Am Games (July 6-26) and Para-Pan Games (August 6-15)....

What if we looked back at planners’ predictions?

What if we looked back at planners’ predictions?

In this week’s New York Times Retro Report, Clyde Haberman explored the unrealized population explosion predicted by biologist Paul Ehrlich. Ehrlich’s...

The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan: a lesson in communication

The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan: a lesson in communication

You’ve spent several few hours of your time attending public meetings hosted by your municipality on the development of a...

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Today, Toronto City Councillors received a staff report that could have major implications on a longstanding issue: what to do...

Decreased fragmentation or increased inefficiency? Quebec moves towards coordinated land use and transportation planning

Decreased fragmentation or increased inefficiency? Quebec moves towards coordinated land use and transportation planning

If Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre have their way, Montreal’s fragmented public transit system is in...

Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

The results of a two-year partnership, My Health My Community, give us a lot of insight into Metro Vancouver’s active...

What the 2015 federal budget means for transit

What the 2015 federal budget means for transit

Last week’s federal budget announcement has raised the hackles of transportation analysts over the potential for Canadian cities to implement badly...

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