Monthly Archives: May 2013

Metrolinx Funding Recommendations

Metrolinx, the Provincial agency charged with handling transit in Ontario has announced its recommendations on how fund improvements to transit in the GTA.  They have made the following recommendations: 1% increase to the HST.  This seems the easiest, and is … Continue reading

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Fixing the 502 Downtowner

After reading some comments about the 502 Downtowner streetcar over at Steve Munro’s website, I would like to discuss four options for making the route more efficient: 1)  Make the 502 a ‘local’ streetcar.  It could be operated from Bingham … Continue reading

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Paying for TTC Improvements

Last week, the City of Toronto decided against agreeing with any of the funding formulas suggested by Metrolinx.  It has even suggested that the Mayor be appointed to the Board of Metrolinx.  None of this seems to help the situation … Continue reading

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