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
Recent media reports of a Queen Street subway line are off the mark. Continue reading The “Queen Street” subway line that ignores Queen Street
The TTC’s flat fare policy is outdated when compared to leading transit agencies from around the world, according to a new analysis by the Consumer Policy Institute.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
Solving traffic congestion through uneconomic transit expansion leaves transit customers picking up the tab for a problem they didn’t create. Continue reading TTC customers on the hook for congestion “solutions”
A critical look at many of the myths surrounding the proposed Downtown Relief Line. Continue reading 6 myths surrounding the Downtown Relief Line
(March 2, 2015) Consumer Policy Institute’s Executive Director, Brady Yauch, appeared in a column by Toronto Star’s Royson James on the Downtown Relief Line. Continue reading The D in DRL stands for disrespect and disappointment: James
(February 26, 2015) Toronto beware: Boston’s public transit breakdown is a good example of what not to do when it comes to transit planning.
Continue reading Boston’s big (transit) dig
(February 24, 2015) Toronto Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack Line will likely result in needless expropriation. Continue reading Smart alternatives to SmartTrack avoid expropriation
Consumer Policy Institute’s Executive Director, Brady Yauch, was quoted in this article by TVO on discounted transit fares. Continue reading How discount fares could alleviate TTC overcrowding