Many of the platform planks outlined in Friday's announcement have been released before, including:
- A move to get studies underway for a downtown relief subway line.
- A reduction in overtime costs for police officers through better management of officers' shifts and less paid-duty work.
- Move to block the use of jets at the Billy Bishop Airport.
- 15,000 new affordable housing units.
- 3,000 more child care spaces, 500 more affordable childcare subsidies.
Other platform planks announced Tuesday include:
- Let allow neighbourhoods to request a 10 km/h speed limit reduction.
- Bring a traffic liaison into the mayor's office.
- Add 200 km of new bikes lanes and improve maintenance on existing bike lanes.
- Abolish the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).
- Increase arts funding to $25 per capita per year.
- Shorter election campaigns.
Polls suggest that Chow, a former Toronto city councillor and NDP MP, is currently running third in the race behind John Tory and Doug Ford.Suggest a correction