Category Archives for "Ontario"

Jul 21

TAO questions Ontario’s high-speed rail proposal, calls for replacement by a high-performance rail plan

By TAO-admin | Ontario

TAO questions Ontario’s high-speed rail proposal, calls for replacement by a high-performance rail plan Will the Government of Ontario’s wildly optimistic predictions about the benefits of high-speed rail (HSR) actually materialize? The odds are they will not – and here is why. “High-speed rail’s problems stem mainly from implausibly rosy economic predictions followed by deeply […]

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Jul 21

Transport Action Ontario rejects high-speed political vanity project, calls for high-performance rail plan

By TAO-admin | Ontario

TORONTO – In a hard-hitting policy statement, the transportation advocacy group, Transport Action Ontario (TAO), calls for the rejection of the provincial government’s high-speed rail (HSR) proposal and its replacement with a more practical, high-performance rail (HPR) alternative. “Will the Government of Ontario’s rosy predictions about the benefits of HSR actually materialize?” asks TAO president […]

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Jun 08

President’s Message, June 2017

By TAO-admin | Ontario

Transport Action Ontario to focus on high-performance rail for the North Main Line and revival of the Northlander,  By TAO President Robert Wightman, June 5, 2017 The way Canada and Ontario fund, govern and deliver rail passenger service desperately needs change. But to push for those required changes, it has become apparent to the TAO […]

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