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Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

Regional transit in Niagara no longer a “pilot project”

In this era of public spending scrutiny, transit construction cost overruns, pilot projects have become an ideal way for municipalities...

Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

According to the 2014 Home Location Preference Survey, conducted in the Toronto area by Environics for RBC and the Pembina...

Crowdfunded bus enters the fray in Toronto

Crowdfunded bus enters the fray in Toronto

A couple of enterprising folks are proposing a crowdfunded bus from Liberty Village to Union Station in Toronto, to provide...

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

The Province of Ontario will issue green bonds to help raise money for construction of the Eglington Crosstown LRT, making...

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Municipal elections are still over a month away, so voters have plenty of time for a little light reading. I...

TTC gets with the times

TTC gets with the times

The Toronto Transit Commission is pondering the innovative ideas of allowing all-door boarding on streetcars and transfers that would be...

Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

A couple of months ago, I reported that vehicle licensing rates among youth and young adults in British Columbia had...

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

Toronto’s traffic problems are so bad, businesses are willing to pay for solutions

This week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade and Ontario Chamber of Commerce urged government to raise taxes to support...

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

A new report by David Gordon and Isaac Shirokoff at Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning has found...

Choose transit, feel young!

Choose transit, feel young!

If transit were a soft drink, it might adopt the slogan, “Transit: The Choice of a New Generation”.¬†Evidence continues to...

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