April 24, 2012 - 10:50 am
According to a new report released by Ontario’s public transit agency, Metrolinx, all new transit projects in Toronto will be subject to a value for money review to be conducted by Infrastructure Ontario (IO). This includes the construction of several light rail transit (LRT) lines, along with the...
Categories: News, Ontario
October 1, 2011 - 12:17 pm
In the space of 90 minutes, Gordon Chong said a lot of things that can’t be printed. These sessions are always in camera and, as such, participants have the opportunity to speak off the record. One thing he would say openly: “Sometimes it’s good to have things stirred up.”
Chong was arguably...
Categories: Features, Roundtables
July 11, 2011 - 6:04 am
“With the destruction of Toronto’s Transit City plan, a strange new phenomenon has developed around transit policy in Canada. Calgary, previously associated with big oil and big cars, is quickly outpacing Toronto when it comes to transit policy.” – Page 21, Top 100 Projects white paper
Categories: National, News
April 25, 2011 - 1:50 pm
At the end of March 2011, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford agreed to a new plan for public transit in Toronto. The Province had allocated just over $8 billion dollars to fund Transit City, a plan that included Toronto’s a series of light rail lines around the city. Now...
Categories: ReNew Canada Blog
May 3, 2010 - 6:01 am
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced last Friday that the Province will commit $1.6 billion to the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC)—a project that the Sierra Club argues continues to advance “despite the steady and persistent decline in cross-border traffic in the Windsor-Detroit...
Categories: International, News, Ontario
June 15, 2007 - 7:50 am
Premier Dalton McGuinty announced today a 12-year $17.5 billion rapid transit action plan for the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton as a part of MoveOntario 2020. The initiative will create 175 000 jobs during construction and result in 52 new transit projects.
The extension of...