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A provincially appointed panel has issued a set of recommendations on which new taxes would be the best for transit funding.
Council will yet again debate whether it's light rail or a subway for Scarborough. We've got some interactive charts, to help you figure out how much each one costs.
The debate about which taxes and fees we might get to pay for new transit has been delayed; in the meantime many aren't sure we need any new money at all.
LRT, it turns out, is not a four-letter word in Toronto.
A west-end activist group wants Metrolinx to rethink its plans for 5-metre-high sound-cancelling walls.
Glen Murray's case for a two-stop subway is based on a drastic misrepresentation of the available information, and Metrolinx is helping him make it.
In an open letter to Metrolinx's chair, Stintz asks some burning questions about the province's $1.4 billion subway proposal.
Bruce McCuaig, CEO of the regional transit agency, tells the City of Toronto that the Scarborough LRT is officially on hold.
Provincial transportation minister addresses reports that the Scarborough subway question has been reopened yet again.
Well if it isn't Thursday again. In the news: Potential movement (for real, though) on the Scarborough subway extension, experts say Canadian cities like ours probably need to upgrade their storm systems, Wheel-Trans was watching you (in a bad way) but now they're not, and GO Transit is giving $100 in Presto money to some of its passengers stranded on a train Monday.
In the U.S., it's a holiday today. Bet you like that. So the news, then: Mayor Rob Ford still really likes subways, the mayor's executive committee has decided to defer a decision on raising development fees for new homes, a report on the first phase of a study evaluating whether to allow jet traffic at Billy Bishop Airport should come out in the fall, and the jury's still out on whether the city will bail out Bixi.
Morning, you. In the news: Metrolinx says Toronto's on its own if it wants a Scarborough subway, the City and Toronto police are planning to crack down on alcohol consumption in Trinity Bellwoods Park, an Ontario judge ruled that documents connected to Project Traveller must be revealed to media lawyers on August 27, and Toronto Public Health released a report suggesting Toronto consider opening safe-injection sites.
The slow process of digging out underground tunnels for Toronto's future light-rail vehicles got its start earlier this morning.
TTC chair won't endorse or reject Metrolinx's new funding strategy for transit.
The regional transit agency has released its plan for raising the $34 billion we need to build new transit. Are we, finally, making progress on this issue?
Regional transit agency unveils its strategy to pay for the next waves of transit construction.
TTC Chair says council "did leave the door open" for raising new money to pay for transit expansion, even though council didn't actually support any new fundraising mechanisms.
Once again, Toronto's public-transit debate has devolved into parochialism and bickering. Here's how it all went down.