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May 15, 2018

Green Party set on tolls

The provincial election has kicked off and party leaders are doing their best to sway voters with promises and by calling out opponents.  There is no […]
October 3, 2017

Metrolinx Transportation Symposium: tolls, single-payment, and connectivity

Metrolinx hosted a Transportation Symposium Monday with the goal of hearing insight from transit leaders, residents, and influencers from across the region. With their 2041 Regional […]
May 10, 2017

Who’s promising what for the relief line?

Toronto Mayor John Tory knows what the city needs and is not afraid to fight for it. Tuesday, in what may be a last desperate attempt […]
March 17, 2017

Mike Schreiner and Brian Crombie on Green Cities

The Transit Alliance hosted the first annual Green Cities conference in January. Mike Schreiner, leader of the Ontario Green Party, was a vocal member of the […]
February 24, 2017

What are our priorities for a sustainable city?

Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Commissioner, and Mary-Margaret McMahon, Toronto City Councillor, both spoke on a panel about transit during the Transit Alliance’s Green Cities breakfast. Dr. […]
January 4, 2017

Tolling begins on Highway 407 and 412 in February

Ontario will be continuing the trend of implementing tolls on provincial roadways. As of Feb. 1, cars travelling along Highway 407 between Brock Rd. in Pickering […]
January 2, 2017

Happy New Year from the Transit Alliance

Happy New Year! With the beginning of 2017, the Transit Alliance can’t help but think back to the incredibly successful year we had in 2016. Tolls […]
December 14, 2016

Transit Alliance applauds city council

The Transit Alliance was thrilled to hear city council vote in support of the use of tolls dedicated to transit expansion.  Our oganization has spent the […]
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 […]
December 1, 2016

Member’s Dinner with Jennifer Keesmaat

The Transit Alliance invited Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat to a members-only dinner, held on Nov. 31, to discuss issues relevant to city building, transit, and […]
November 29, 2016

Transit Alliance poll shows Toronto crazy for tolls

There has been a lot of criticism following Toronto Mayor John Tory’s new proposal to toll the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway. But, what […]
November 25, 2016

Mayor John Tory right on the money with revenue tools

Toronto Mayor John Tory announced Thursday that he would be proposing the use of tolls and a hotel tax to create extra revenue for transit and […]
November 24, 2016

Mayor John Tory proposes tolls for DVP and Gardiner

The city of Toronto has finally clued in — if you want change, you need to be willing to make the unpopular decision to pay for […]
November 4, 2016

Should Toronto use tolls to maintain transit network?

The City of Toronto has completed the first round of negotiations with the province over funding for the Transit Network. Staff presented their updated financial report to […]
September 15, 2016

Have you used the HOT lanes yet?

September is going to be full of HOT drivers! The High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes opened Thursday on the QEW between Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville and Guelph Line […]
September 9, 2016

What’s the deal with HOT lanes?

As of next week, drivers who have purchased a special permit will be able to use the high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on the QEW. These lanes […]
March 18, 2016

Let’s get tolling

It’s 2 p.m. on a Tuesday and I am on my way to a meeting in Markham. Worming my way through the city to pick up […]
March 4, 2016

Highway 427 moves forward with HOT Lanes and P3 Contract

Commuters in Vaughan should be excited as construction plans for the Highway 427 and the new High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes move forward and Ontario gears up to […]
December 7, 2015

Ontario enters the fast lane to lower congestion

Standing at a podium at the COMPASS Transportation Management Centre Monday morning, Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced details of a pilot project meant to […]

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