Tag Archives: Metrolinx

Forget more transit, congestion charges best solution for traffic woes

The best way to tackle traffic congestion is not by building more transit, according to new research. Continue reading Forget more transit, congestion charges best solution for traffic woes

Study: Why the Downtown Relief Line is unneeded (and not even a relief line for downtown)

The City of Toronto’s proposals to build the Downtown Relief Line (DRL) are costly and counterproductive. Consumer Policy Institute offers a better plan.  Continue reading Study: Why the Downtown Relief Line is unneeded (and not even a relief line for downtown)

GTA transit and congestion relief stuck in neutral

The final report from the Transit Investment Strategy Advisory Panel offers little in the way of new ideas when it comes to transit in the Greater Toronto Area. Continue reading GTA transit and congestion relief stuck in neutral

Public views Metrolinx and other transit agencies with distrust

Metrolinx is trying to push ahead with a $50 billion plan for transit expansion, but the public remains skeptical of public transportation agencies. Continue reading Public views Metrolinx and other transit agencies with distrust

Metrolinx carpool program spends millions with little impact

A carpool program run by Metrolinx has received millions of dollars in funding, but has had little impact on congestion across the Greater Toronto Area, according to an analysis by the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading Metrolinx carpool program spends millions with little impact