Thursday, June 28, 2012

thestar.com iPhone : Transit plan: Dramatic OneCity proposal floated by Stintz, DeBaeremaeker

thestar.com iPhone : Transit plan: Dramatic OneCity proposal floated by Stintz, DeBaeremaeker: "Two councillors leading the TTC say it’s time to move ahead on an accumulating wish list of transit projects: 175 kilometres, including six subway lines, 10 LRTs and five bus and streetcar routes across the city.

The latest proposal would dramatically expand Toronto’s transit network over the next 30 years. And while it comes with a $30 billion price tag, it is well within the city’s grasp, say the councillors at the helm of the Toronto Transit Commission.
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Monday, June 11, 2012

Surveys show people want #publictransit, not more roads

Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion calls for regional sales tax for transit | OpenFile: "McCallion joins a number of voices calling for a regional sales tax. Earlier this year, the Pembina Institute released a survey showing that 54 per cent of commuters supported a sales tax dedicated towards transit. A regional sales tax increase was part of Los Angeles' major transit expansion, including new subways, LRT lines and even toll freeway expansion."

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