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    So you don't like steel sidings, aluminum...

    So you don't like steel sidings, aluminum sidings, vinyl sidings, and EIFS. So just brick and/or glass?
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    Councillors Get Their Environmental Report Cards...

    Councillors Get Their Environmental Report CardsThrough the Torontoist, at this link. You can download the PDF from this link.
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    For a history on Fares on the TTC...

    For a history on Fares on the TTC, click on this link.
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    Which candidate will go ahead with the Don River...

    Which candidate will go ahead with the Don River mouth redevelopment or will delay it to save money?
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  5. End free parking, including the suburbs. Its...

    End free parking, including the suburbs. Its ridiculous that there are meters on arterial roads, while stores provide free parking in their lots next to the street meters.
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    From this link...

    From this link,

    This just in, 27% of Toronto voters do not read, listen, or look at the news:
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    Smart cards worldwide have had problems being...

    Smart cards worldwide have had problems being implemented. From Wikipedia, at this link:
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    In New York City, the "Official" name of Sixth...

    In New York City, the "Official" name of Sixth Avenue is "Avenue of the Americas". According to Wikipedia, New Yorkers call it Sixth Avenue. See link.
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    Transportation was split from Infrastructure....

    Transportation was split from Infrastructure. Treasury Board portfolio was created to say "NO" to spending. That's to start.
  10. This little bit of history, from this link...

    This little bit of history, from this link:



    Unfortunately, the building standards were poor back in 1861, and wouldn't stand up to the traffic and requirements of today.
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    Major streets maybe yes, but what about minor...

    Major streets maybe yes, but what about minor streets? The people on that minor street would oppose it. Change the "Street" to "Drive", "Avenue", "Boulevard", "Road", whatever, at least.
  12. Want to get on Dundas Street West from northbound...

    Want to get on Dundas Street West from northbound Kipling? Look for the Dundas Street East sign if you want to go eastbound on Dundas Street West, or the Dundas Street West sign if you want to go...
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    At the next council meeting in July, who do we...

    At the next council meeting in July, who do we expect to get the yellow card?

    http://footbar.pl/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/yellow.jpg

    If someone gets physical, I expect to see a red card. Guess...
  14. The Beer Store and the LCBO are legalized cartels...

    The Beer Store and the LCBO are legalized cartels with legalized price fixing.

    Have the same cartel or price fixing accusations occurring elsewhere, see the uproar. Gasoline prices are close to...
  15. At the moment, any recordings from the new...

    At the moment, any recordings from the new streetcars cameras can only be used in case of a collision. They can't be used to issue a letter, notice, or summons to violators who pass the cameras...
  16. In Texas, because the local governments refused...

    In Texas, because the local governments refused to raise property taxes in their jurisdictions, they tore up asphalt roads replacing them with gravel, because of the almighty dollar. Widening roads...
  17. 1. How many people in total in that car? 2. How...

    1. How many people in total in that car?
    2. How many people in total in that streetcar?

    Should those people in that streetcar genuflect before you in your car? No.
  18. Interesting. However, I would keep the original...

    Interesting. However, I would keep the original line, but create an another different line to maybe circle Brampton as a feeder.
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    One advantage that seems to be lacking is the...

    One advantage that seems to be lacking is the conservative use of colours. In Europe, the colours are variable and vibrant.
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    There are four triplicate street names. City...

    There are four triplicate street names. City council refuses to deal with it. They would be good candidates.

    Gibson Avenue
    Franklin Avenue
    George Street
    Byng Avenue


    See this link for the...
  21. Unfortunately, the trees they put in are...

    Unfortunately, the trees they put in are saplings. Almost like sticks.

    http://www.yourleaf.org/sites/yourleaf.org/files/picture_132.jpg

    It'll take years, if not a decade, before they could...
  22. And get your flu shot as well. And Ontario...

    And get your flu shot as well.

    And Ontario Services (license plates, driver's license, OHIP).
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    The cities need the commercial property taxes.

    The cities need the commercial property taxes.
  24. This reminds me. Have to get a helmet cam for my...

    This reminds me. Have to get a helmet cam for my bicycle helmet and a dash cam for my car. I'm sure the new streetcars will have their on-board cameras recording everything. Too bad they couldn't...
  25. Thread: Roundabouts

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    Unfortunately, Canadians tend to follow the...

    Unfortunately, Canadians tend to follow the Americans. Americans are conservative to change. They still have paper dollar bills, will not change to the metric system, and want to keep health care...
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