Toronto Traffic

And Canada's Gridlock Capital Is..

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.20.2017 | Canada Business

Canadian cities can't beat L.A., Moscow or New York on gridlock.

Green Light Road Tolls To Get Toronto Moving Again

Mike Schreiner | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Politics
Mike Schreiner

Road tolls provide more than just a funding tool to build transit. Road pricing also reduces congestion. It creates incentives to carpool or take transit. Pricing is essential to allocating scarce road resources efficiently and affordably. Instead of being honest with people about the need for funding solutions, however, politicians at Queen's Park have poured cold water on Toronto's plan to pay for transit.

Traffic Jams In Canada Are As Crappy As New York And Boston: Report

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada

Canada's worst bottlenecks result in 11.5 million hours worth of delays per year.

This City's Traffic Is The Worst In Canada -- Again

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

On the bright side, things are getting better.

Toronto's Pan Am HOV Lanes Are Coming Down

CBC | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada

The lanes will come down Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET.

How I Saved 96% Getting to and From International Airports

Bob Ramsay | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Living
Bob Ramsay

Three years ago, my business manager said off-handedly: "You know, you're spending $2,000 a year getting to the airport and back." I. Did. Not. Know. That. There is a better way.

We Need To Think Outside the Box to Fight Gridlock

David Soknacki | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada
David Soknacki

If we truly want Toronto to be the best city it can be, we are going to need to accept the stark reality that the way we have been approaching gridlock simply is not working. Throwing more money at the problem won't solve everything, and more transit won't fix our congestion challenges alone without fixes for other modes.

Vancouver Has The Worst Gridlock In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - A new study suggests Vancouver is the worst city in Canada for gridlock.TomTom — a Dutch-based company which specializes in navigation and...

Are Torontonians Spending Too Much Time Commuting?

Murtaza Haider | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Living
Murtaza Haider

Toronto's long commute times have become a constant refrain dominating the public discourse. Many believe that the commute times are excessive. However, if the laws of physics and common sense were to prevail, Toronto's 33-minute one-way commutes make perfect sense.

How Nightmare Commutes Are Reshaping Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Business

Traffic in Canada is becoming a serious problem. Infrastructure isn’t keeping up as the population grows, and commute times are growing. In a rec...

GTA Congestion Could Be A Lot Pricier Than Thought

CP | Joshua Rapp Learn, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Congestion could be costing some of Ontario's largest cities far more than officially estimated, according to a new report that examines the...

Traffic Putting The Brakes On Economy: Ontario Finance Minister

CBC | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Business

Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan says gridlock in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area is so bad, it’s holding back the entire Canadian econo...

The Worst Of Toronto's Worst Traffic

CBC | Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada

City staff say much of Toronto's worst traffic congestion is in the suburbs — and that they already know the best way to fix the problem. ...

Toronto Councillor Wants $500 Fine For 'Road Hogs'

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada

A Toronto city councillor says he's tired of 'road hogs' who cause needless traffic jams in the city and he wants to make them pay. Josh M...