Transit and Transportation

  • Pedestrian-only Bloor Street proposal up for debate Wednesday

    A proposal to make Bloor Street pedestrian-only for four days this summer will be up for debate by the city’s economic committee on Wednesday. If approved, it will go before city council in May. Mayor Rob Ford has already said he is against the proposal, which is being championed by Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam. Coun. Ana Bailao is also backing the proposal. However, neither Wong-Tam nor Bailao are on the executive committee. Ford is, though he is no longer the chair....
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  • Dufferin Bridge re-opens to traffic

    The Dufferin Street Bridge in Toronto has re-opened for vehicular traffic. The bridge, which is south of Springhurst Avenue and goes over the GO Transit/Metrolinx Rail Corridor, has been closed to traffic since last June.The purpose of the closure was to ensure public safety. The bridge was scheduled for replacement, but as a result of inspections done in 2013, the City made the decision to expedite the closure and install temporary bridges before the construction of a permanent bridge.The temporary...
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  • Bixi Toronto Under New Management, Now Called "Bike Share Toronto"

    Toronto Parking Authority Taps Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. to Operate Bike Share Program March 31, 2014 - Toronto – The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) today announced that effective April 1, 2014 Alta Bicycle Share will take over the operation of Bike Share Toronto from the Public Bike Share Company (PBSC).  “We’re committed to making bike share in Toronto a success,” said TPA President Lorne Persiko. “Our objective as a global leader in parking services is to connect people and places...
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  • City of Toronto taking steps to reduce traffic congestion

    Toronto City Council has approved a comprehensive congestion management plan that will see the implementation of numerous initiatives over the next five years aimed at improving traffic movement on Toronto streets including the downtown area.Many of these initiatives will help to reduce vehicle delays, fuel consumption for drivers as well as reduce the impact on our environment. And it's not just about moving cars. About 60 per cent of TTC users travel on our road network. Getting our road system...
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  • City of Toronto launches road safety education campaign

    The City of Toronto is launching an education safety campaign to encourage pedestrians, drivers and cyclists to be more aware of each other, especially as we enter a season with reduced daylight hours. The advertising campaign, which appears on the sides of buses, features a painted face with the eyes focussed on either a pedestrian, a cyclist or a vehicle.  The campaign reminds people to be more aware of others as they travel on our roads using the slogan "Stay...
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  • Dufferin Street Bridge Demolition and Installation of Temporary Crossing

    Expected Project Start Date: November 1, 2013Expected Completion Date: February, 2014 The City of Toronto will be carrying out bridge demolition and installation of a temporary crossing at Dufferin Street over the Metrolinx/GO Transit Rail Corridor, south of Springhurst Ave. The temporary crossing will provide access for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. The construction of a new permanent bridge is currently planned for 2016. The bridge is currently closed to vehicular traffic due to safety issues and will remain closed for...
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  • Sidewalk Removal West of Dufferin has Started

    Crews have begun sidewalk excavation west of Dufferin Street.   Workers have notified the local businesses and institutions.   With some good weather, the team may begin excavating sidewalk west of Brock Avenue as early at this Saturday. Also, we are glad to say we will not be removing the healthy in ground trees in front of Bloor Collegiate Institute. This marks our transition from the Bloorcourt BIA (Dufferin to Montrose) into the Bloordale Village BIA (Lansdowne to Dufferin). Please support your local businesses during construction....
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  • Scarborough Subway Decision Rationale

    As both a Councillor and a resident I recognize transit to be among the most critical issues facing our City, and in the discussions leading up to Council's consideration of Scarborough transit, these have been extremely difficult decisions to make. Each proposal had value and throughout this discussion I have done my best to make the decision I feel best represents the future interests of our City.
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  • Assessing Bloor and Dupont for Possible Bike Lanes

    There has been a great deal of interest expressed by many in the community – both cyclists and business owners along Bloor St. - who want to see Bike lanes implemented on Bloor St.
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  • Relief is en route for 29 Dufferin bus!

      UPDATE (March 10, 2013): Articulated buses began running along the 29 Dufferin route and I look forward to hopping on board and speaking with riders to learn about the difference these new vehicles have made and how we can continue to make the TTC experience better. --------------- As your voice at City Hall, I advocated to ensure that the 29 Dufferin route would be among the first to receive articulated ("bendy") buses, and last week TTC CEO Andy Byford...
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