After Toronto Hydro put some new poles in place, sidewalks were repaved. The issue is that much of the time these sidewalks will be ripped out again in a few months when utility companies return to remove old, decommissioned poles.
"It’s crazy, I’m sure most people who look at it say: 'Can't the city get their act together?’" said Coun. Janet Davis, with the public works and infrastructure committee.
Davis admits the city has to do a better job co-ordinating these projects with all the utilities.
Click on the video above to see a full report from the CBC's Michelle Cheung.