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Duly Quoted: Don Drummond

“Overcoming this massive funding gap is the elephant in the transit room. With few exceptions, public discourse on the actions needed to meet this challenge—or the consequences of not acting—has simply not materialized with any degree of provincewide prominence.”

—Don Drummond was commissioned by the Ontario Liberal government to study the state of the province’s books, and recommend measures to curtail spending and reduce debt. His massive report was released today, and includes the above observation that straight talk about funding is still sorely absent from our collective conversation about transit.

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