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May 29

Proposed New Ontario Land Use Policies in the Greater Golden Horseshoe are Significant

By Transport Action Ontario | Highways & Bridges , Interurban Rail and Bus , Ontario , Urban Transit

   In 2015, the Province of Ontario initiated a coordinated review of four key land use plans, including the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) and the Greenbelt Plan.   In December, the Crombie Advisory Panel released its recommendations on how to amend and improve these Plans.  The November/December issue of Ontario Report discussed the Crombie […]

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May 28

Toronto Council will be without Reliable Fare Information for Key Transit Network Decision

By Transport Action Ontario | Letters , Ontario , Urban Transit

Toronto Council will be voting in July to approve a new rapid transit network.  A cautionary note was sent to key Councillors indicating that the decision should be deferred until Metrolinx-lead work on fare integration is complete. The letter is reproduced below: In July, Council will be asked to approve a conceptual transit network prepared […]

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Apr 20

New Directions – Advancing Southwestern Ontario’s Public Transportation Opportunities

By Transport Action Ontario | Interurban Rail and Bus , Ontario , Urban Transit

Oxford County has developed an advocacy approach to advance Southwestern Ontario public transportation opportunities.  To support this, they have released a “New Direction” public transportation tool kit summarizing the key components required: Partnerships Multi-modal terminals Urban Transit Inter-Community Bus Service GO Transit High-Performance Rail High-Speed Rail   The tool kit and advocacy plan draw heavily […]

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