Category Archives: Transportation

New vision needed for Queen Street

New vision needed for Queen Street

Beach Metro News, 19 November 2013 Sketch by Jennifer Cline The Beach community is in a bind at present, between OMB’s antiquated antics in favour of inappropriate and ill-judged development proposals and the lack of vision in the municipal government’s representative, who is too busy micromanaging day-to-day affairs to be able to adopt a vision […]

Force cities to integrate cyclists

Re: Province to target law-breaking cyclists, Aug. 30 Province to target law-breaking cyclists, Aug. 30 Transportation Minister Glen Murray definitely talks the talk in the endless cycling saga that has been in the news under an array of names over three decades. A police crackdown on law-breaking cyclists could improve individual behaviour, but it would […]

Separated Bike lane in Toronto

Cycle Transit Integration (CTI)

CarFree Buildings are not an option in Toronto

Quality of life and sustainability for our polluted and congested cities…

Planning and Growth Management Committee Monday, November 16, 2015 This deputation is a Revival of a 15 year old proposal on Car-Free Zones in Toronto, submitted in 2001 – 2003, to the Planning and Transportation Committee, and the Works Cte, 9.4, on: Closure of Specific Streets in Toronto, Car-free Zones. 3 Areas: Popular with Visitors […]

Legislation for Alternative Transportation

Originally, a letter was submitted to the Toronto Budget Committee, on Cyclists’ Rights and Responsible Governance, 29 March 2007, followed by An application for review for new Acts, law, or regulations to the Provincial government, submitted to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Mr. Gord Miller, Mr. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, and to Mr. Hugh […]

Gridlock, Urban Sprawl, Car Dependency, Smog

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Strategies To Promote Ground Passenger Transportation

June 2004 To build a cohesive national and regional transportation system, the following strategies should be considered and acted upon collaboratively by the Federal, Provincial and Municipal levels of government: Increase fuel tax and transfer revenue to public transit yearly by both the Federal and Provincial governments. Introduce special sales tax for automobiles that are […]