Tag Archives: Traffic congestion

LA’s transit plans falling well short of expectations

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

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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

Andrew Coyne: The real solution to traffic congestion? Road tolls

National Post columnist Andrew Coyne highlights CPI’s recent study on the Downtown Relief Line. Continue reading Andrew Coyne: The real solution to traffic congestion? Road tolls

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

Public wary of fees and tax increases for transit

While Metrolinx believes tax increases and new fees are the best way to pay for public transit, the public remains largely unconvinced. Continue reading Public wary of fees and tax increases for transit