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Monday, March 27, 2017

EDITORIAL: It's time to stop the Scarborough Subway

Spacing Toronto : "Boosters, beginning with but not limited to Mayor John Tory, claim that what the City is doing is building transit, finally. But by any reasonable review of the facts, the SSE is really about NOT building rapid transit, and indeed making Toronto’s existing transit system even less functional than it currently is.
It is a move backwards, not a move forwards."

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Success of free passes for youth in Kingston

Public transit: A modern necessity: "Student passes work seven days a week, allowing students to find work; youth who may never have had that option before. The passes are valid from September to September, so students may use them for months after graduating. Community groups and public educators in Kingston have told me that this has been the best anti-poverty initiative for youth that the city has ever undertaken. "