A common test of whether a proposed expropriation is legitimate is whether it is “fair, sound, and reasonably necessary.” Expropriations for the Scarborough subway extension fail all three tests. Continue reading Expropriation for Scarborough subway extension an unnecessary evil
TTC customers will be on the hook for years to come to cover the growing cost to build the Downtown Relief Line (DRL).
Continue reading All aboard: come ride Toronto’s newest white elephant
Jane was anything but anti-development and anti-change. Her thinking transcended cities to include economic development and wealth creation generally. Continue reading That’s not the Jane Jacobs I knew
Recent media reports of a Queen Street subway line are off the mark. Continue reading The “Queen Street” subway line that ignores Queen Street
Transit officials in Los Angeles spent billions of dollars on a massive transit expansion, but the results have failed to live up to their expectations. Continue reading LA’s transit plans falling well short of expectations
The vehicular nirvana of the driverless car is making its debut as a niche product, and it will long stay that way.
Converting carpool lanes across the GTA to dynamic toll lanes will benefit all commuters. Continue reading HOT lanes should be just the beginning
Toronto should make the traditional taxi system look more like the ridesharing model, rather than the other way around. Continue reading More taxi regulation in Toronto is a step backwards
The TTC’s flat fare policy is outdated when compared to leading transit agencies from around the world, according to a new analysis by the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading TTC’s flat fare policy an outlier among world’s top transit agencies: study
Plebiscite: Boston and Miami should serve as cautionary examples for Vancouver voters. Continue reading Transit tax won’t ease congestion