The flight from suburban cores to the fringes of bedroom communities creates a mass transit mismatch.
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are like car insurance, says Infrastructure Ontario CEO Bert Clark. It costs more up front but when things go wrong you don’t have to worry about paying for the repairs.
"Stay calm, we're on it." That's the message from Newmarket Mayor Tony Van Bynen to residents after finding out Davis Drive placed second in the Halton-Peel-York-Durham area in the 2015 CAA Worst Roads campaign this week. "Davis has been recognized for decades as being problematic for our community, in terms of congestion, capacity and safety," Van Bynen said. "That's one of the reasons why we've made Davis a priority going forward. We'll see substantive change in the very near future."
York University is coming to Markham. Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities made the official announcement during a press conference Wednesday at the future site of the new campus at Markham Centre.
The bellwether in terms of advanced rail technology is the extensive, ultra-modern and truly impressive transportation system enjoyed in Japan; unsurprising given their 22 billion annual passenger trips, and being home to 44 of the world’s 50 busiest train stations.
Eight years ago — before it was even known as Metrolinx — the newborn Greater Toronto Transportation Authority promised a region-wide, web-based transit trip planner. The idea was to provide a tool that would help riders plan a journey beginning-to-end, even if it required using multiple municipal transit services and GO
The Star's Eric Andrew-Gee set off at Union Station to discover how the other commuting half lives.
Ridership studies show that the case for a Sheppard East LRT is actually stronger than the Finch West line scheduled to be built first. But ridership projections for both fall squarely in the range suited to light rail.
Mississauga, Brampton and Ajax mayors say an integrated transportation system is critical to helping the Toronto region compete globally.
Construction crews will pave three sections of Davis, between Barbara Road and Charles Street, from May 12 to 15. Paving takes place from Barbara to Longford Drive May 12 and 13, and from the GO Transit rail track to west of Charles (excluding Keith Bridge) May 13 to 15. A portion of Longford will also be paved during this time.