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February 13, 2018

Toronto approves 2018 budget, with extra funding for transit

City Council approved the Toronto 2018 budget Monday, with a special interest in transit. Included in the $11-billion operating budget budget is over $50 million for […]
May 19, 2017

King St. pilot makes transit a priority

Thursday, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and city staff made their second presentation on the King St. Pilot, a plan that will hopefully alleviate congestion along […]
May 4, 2017

What is the province pitching in for infrastructure?

Thursday, the Ontario Liberal government put forward the first balanced budget in the last decade. “This budget is fiscally responsible,” Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa […]
December 14, 2016

City council votes to support tolls

“You rarely have to ask permission to do the right thing.” This quote comes from an open letter released Tuesday morning, with the signature of five […]
December 9, 2016

Guide: What’s the deal with Toronto’s revenue tools?

The City of Toronto is facing a budgeting crisis with over $91 million worth of funds to find by City Council. Several revenue tools were presented […]
December 2, 2016

Executive Committee gets toll awakening

Toronto’s city councillors got a rude awakening at Thursday’s lengthy Executive Committee meeting. City staff gave a presentation on revenue tolls, saying that it is necessary […]
November 22, 2016

TTC hikes fares by 10 cents, needs investment from city

Last night, the TTC board approved a 10-cent fare increase for tokens, reducing their shortfall for next year’s budget to about $61 million. As Toronto Transit […]
November 18, 2016

What to expect at next week’s TTC board meeting?

On Monday, the Toronto Transit Commission Board will be hosting a special meeting to discuss the 2017-2026 capital budget. The meeting is at 10 a.m. at Toronto’s […]
September 22, 2016

TTC keeps promise of 2.6% budget cuts. Now, it’s our turn

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) budget committee expects the city to increase their subsidy to help pay for some of the $172.6 million budget shortfall the […]
May 27, 2016

The world of tomorrow, today

A former professional life brought me to New York City every couple of weeks. Routinely flying into LaGaurdia Airport in Queens, (no, this article is not […]
February 18, 2016

Toronto city council approves 2016 budget

Toronto’s city council approved the 2016 budget Wednesday with little debate or discussion. The 2016 operating budget of $10.1 billion and the $21 billion 10-year capital budget includes […]

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