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Why Road-Widening Doesn't Work... And What Does · The Plaza Perspective

Everybody hates being stuck in congestion. For decades the default solution has been: Make the roads wider. Cities across the country have been happy to comply. But they're wrong. We look at why and what's the real solution to congestion.

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http://plazaperspective.com/road-widening/

Navigating the King Street transit pilot

Toronto's planning team made an exciting step forward last night with the release of pilot options. Innovative and flexible, these options are on the right track to get King Street moving.

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http://www.pembina.org/blog/navigating-king-street-transit-pilot

Meet the man likely clean up the QR mess

Queensland has poached a Pom who does not own a car and who has has re-shaped Toronto's rail network over the past five years, to reinvigorate Queensland Rail as its new chief executive officer.

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http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/andy-byford-likely-to-be-named-new-qr-boss-20170213-gubgha.html

Bombardier goes to court to protect Metrolinx light-rail car deal - The Globe and Mail

Bombardier is filing for a court injunction after the GTA transit agency declared the company in default of obligations on Eglinton Crosstown light-rail project

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/bombardier-blames-metrolinx-for-delivery-delays-in-court-filing/article33984829/

Green Light Road Tolls To Get Toronto Moving Again

Road tolls provide more than just a funding tool to build transit. Road pricing also reduces congestion. It creates incentives to carpool or take transit. Pricing is essential to allocating scarce road resources efficiently and affordably. Instead of being

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/mike-schreiner/road-tolls-toronto_b_14634706.html

John Tory presses premier to address daycare crisis | Toronto Star

Facing pressure from city councillors and parents, Mayor John Tory wrote a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne on Sunday, saying “the status quo leaves Toronto taxpayers footing the bills that the province should be paying.”

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https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/02/06/john-tory-presses-premier-to-address-daycare-crisis.html

NDP proposes carbon tax hike

NDP would raise carbon tax to $50 by 2022, invest some of the additional revenue in transit, clean energy

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https://www.biv.com/article/2017/2/ndp-proposes-carbon-tax-hike/

OPG to boost executive salaries by $6-8M; Metrolinx proposes $100K boost for CEO - 680 NEWS

Ontario Power Generation says salaries for its executives are expected to rise by up to $8 million in the next few years as the provincial government lifts a public-sector wage freeze. Meanwhile, transit agency Metrolinx is proposing to boost its CEO’s pay

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http://www.680news.com/2017/01/31/opg-boost-executive-salaries-6-8m-metrolinx-proposes-100k-boost-ceo/

Presto tried to charge me $4000 for a $40 transaction! | Musings of a Generic Asian on WordPress.com

Presto is an electronic payment system that replaces tickets, tokens, passes and cash on local transit systems in Toronto, Hamilton and Ottawa. It's a little green card which you load up with digital cash to pay for your fare. Similar systems have existed

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https://jfgarrard.com/2017/01/30/presto-tried-to-charge-me-4000-for-a-40-transaction/

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