Tag: Traffic

What’s a fair transit fare? Toronto’s annual debate tests the trade-offs, but Translink strategy unclear

With Compass card users breaking the 100,000 mark, a new single-zone bus network and Faregates soon to swing shut, it’s been a year of dramatic changes for Translink users, who saw voters reject new funding tools in June’s… Read More

Burrard Bridge poised to pass 1 million bike trips . . . and that’s just in 2015!

Remember when satellite news trucks gathered at the Burrard Bridge to document the fiasco of the Burrard Bridge bike lane? Way back in 2009? It was the disaster that didn’t happen and the bike lane has been a… Read More

An outside expert’s opinion: the next “transit” debate must really be a “transportation” debate

Jarrett Walker’s lengthy but very constructive reflection on the outcome of Metro’s tranportation and transit referendum has everything you would expect from an expert with such wide international experience and Translink-specific local knowledge: sound insights, calm conclusions and… Read More

Narrow majority of Toronto council ready to reconnect city to Lake Ontario by replacing section of freeway

Metro Toronto council is just a day away from an historic vote on whether or not to tear down the eastern section of the Gardiner Expressway, an elevated freeway that has cut off the city from Lake Ontario… Read More