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  2. Highway 401 - over half a million served

  3. Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Quote Originally Posted by AlbertHWagstaff View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by adma View Post
    Looks like a fresh streetcar track rebuild in the "then" photo (when did they start using concrete bases? was it for the pending CLRV cars?)
    They actually started using concrete as early as 1969. Before that it was mostly asphalt replacing, or over top of the granite setts. The trackwork done in the 1980s was notoriously cheap (just new rails on top of old or untreated ties) and was totally falling apart by the late 1990s and early 2000s.
    as a child, I just ...
  4. Ontario "Network Southwest" mass transport improvement plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Long Island Mike View Post

    I found a link and report to the Southwest Ontario Transport Alliance ...

    Thoughts anyone?

    It's practical, it's realistic, and it's doable. It addresses (without pointing fingers) very real barriers to moving forward. The benefit for the amount spent would be substantial.

    After reading this paper I had to admit I may be overly harsh on Metrolinx. One realises in comparison just how muzzled VIA is by politics ...
  5. Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldie View Post
    Here's another one of those arc-lamps -- at King/Church

    And one of the power plants that supplied the electricity (before the availability of Niagara power).

    Name:  King-Church electric light pre 1900.JPG
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