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Ford defended his decision to issue robocalls to Scarborough residents the following day, informing them that Councillor Paul Ainslie voted against the subway expansion. The Globe and Mail Video Video With that by-election next month, municipal
Featured Video Close More Video Mayor Rob Ford and his rival in the next election, TTC chair Karen Stintz, say residents want a subway in Scarborough. The Scarborough LRT plan actually comes out ahead of either of two recent proposals to extend the
Featured Video Close More Video Scarborough deserves a subway, goes the saying...This column is dedicated to the 5 million residents of the GTA, the 13 million denizens of Ontario, and the 35 million people of Canada who don't live in Scarborough (
In the Friday letter to Metrolinx chair Rob Prichard, Stintz says the TTC needs to study Murray's plan to replace the aging SRT with a subway on the same route. She wants the confirmation of costs and timelines before the TTC board meets in two weeks.
Video video The new route for the line will mollify some critics while potentially alienating some supporters. Critics of the subway option backed by city council worried that it would miss neighbourhoods with densification potential and have fewer
Featured Video Close Video As with any transit decision, there are winners and losers. In Scarborough, where city council has decided to scrap plans for an LRT and endorse a subway, new immigrants and lower-income residents stand to bear the brunt of
A year and a half after Mayor Rob Ford killed the massive project, it has returned from the grave to haunt him with an urbanist's vision of sleek mega-streetcars rolling along the centre of suburban avenues. The provincial transit agency Metrolinx
Radical LRT design tweaks unite left and right mark schatzker From Saturday's Globe and Mail Published Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 6:20PM EDT Reeling from Thursday's emphatic 24-19 vote against a Sheppard subway, city council's right wing has a new tactic:
Hogwash is how Mayor Rob Ford describes the Sheppard Ave. transit advisory panels work...We know what the expert panel is going to say, it is just a bunch of hogwash, Ford said Thursday. I listen to the people out here, not a handpicked, biased panel.
Frustrated that he's being ignored, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's subway advocate is boycotting the final meeting of an advisory panel on Sheppard Avenue transit. Gordon Chong is skipping the meeting, which was scheduled to begin Thursday at 12:30 p.m.,