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How to Fix a Transit System? Think Light

David R. Miller | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada
David R. Miller

The big question for many cities that don't already have a rapid transit backbone, or who need to expand it, is how. One of North America's largest cities -- Toronto -- is about to make its transit expansion choice right now. It's where I live, so I'm hoping we get it right.

Mayor Ford's Firing Won't Come Cheap

Justin Tetreault | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada Politics
Justin Tetreault

Gary Webster, Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), was fired yesterday without cause. While the TTC is entitled to fire Webster, he will be entitled to financial compensation. In these circumstances, Webster's conduct falls well short of establishing just cause for his dismissal.

Toronto Mayor Insists New Subway Lines On The Way

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford vows he will stay the course — keeping a lid on city spending while finding a way to build subways despite an apparent lack o...