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    In John Tory's plan, he has the "SmartTrack" go...

    In John Tory's plan, he has the "SmartTrack" go along Eglinton Avenue West in Etobicoke to get to the airport. However, today, they are building the foundations of a couple new townhouse developments...
  2. Please, no tank cars on the same train.

    Please, no tank cars on the same train.
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    Nice blue napkin. Wouldn't Union Station and...

    Nice blue napkin.

    Wouldn't Union Station and its vicinity just get even more crowded with this "expansion" of its use?
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    Union Station will just become more crowded under...

    Union Station will just become more crowded under Tory's napkin plan. Any DRL should be located away from Union (north preferably, but south has the space available).

    Anyone notice the...
  5. Thread: Street Signs

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    Most have a street number on them. There are a...

    Most have a street number on them. There are a few without, but not many.
  6. Why stop with only infants? ...

    Why stop with only infants?

    http://kidsumers.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/piggyback-rider-800x400.jpg

    Lets piggyback.
    http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/renoho/refash/images/ayh-63h-4.gif
    ...
  7. Vote Parti Davenport for separation!!! :cool:

    Vote Parti Davenport for separation!!!

    :cool:
  8. Not during the first month or so. Expect to see...

    Not during the first month or so. Expect to see people waiting at the doors (usually the front door) for them to open, but don't press the button to open them. They have to learn to operate the doors...
  9. Originally, the CLRV prototypes had no windows...

    Originally, the CLRV prototypes had no windows that could open. The sliding windows were put in because of the lack of air-conditioning.
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    All passes that do not have a photo display...

    All passes that do not have a photo display requirement can be transferred to another user. So if I use a day pass to go to work, in the evening I can give it to my teenager to use in the evening.
  11. The shareholders expect a profit for their...

    The shareholders expect a profit for their investments. They want a return that is higher than the term deposit rates. That means higher fares, unless they get a high subsidy from one, two, or all...
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    What happens with a rental or a auto-share? Does...

    What happens with a rental or a auto-share? Does the "meter" keep on ticking, as if they are still "using" it?
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    Is that a typo? Shouldn't that be "Doug! Doug!...

    Is that a typo? Shouldn't that be "Doug! Doug! Doug!"?

    :cool:
  14. CLRVs pushed out by the LFLRVs are to be stored...

    CLRVs pushed out by the LFLRVs are to be stored at the CNE siding, until the Leslie carbarns are ready. Then the LFLRVs would be shifted to the Leslie carbarns, in the short term.
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    Industry moved out to the outskirts for the low...

    Industry moved out to the outskirts for the low value of the land and to avoid any complaints that they may create. That is why the stockyards originally settled around in the sticks and emptiness of...
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    My own mother did not take the subway. Stairs,...

    My own mother did not take the subway. Stairs, escalators/elevators out-of-service, confusion or way finding, dark tunnels, are some of the reasons given. She avoided the (now 2) Bloor-Danforth,...
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    Wasn't Brooklyn a "suburb" of New York City...

    Wasn't Brooklyn a "suburb" of New York City (Manhattan Island)? Until 1896, it was an independent city. See link.

    Today, Brooklyn has a population of 2,592,149 vs. Manhattan with a population of...
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    Meanwhile, in Europe: ...

    Meanwhile, in Europe:


    http://youtu.be/FlApbxLz6pA
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    Meanwhile in Montréal, from this link...

    Meanwhile in Montréal, from this link:
  20. Tim Hudak without glasses:...

    Tim Hudak without glasses:
    http://tamilyouth.ca/wp-content/uploads/TimHudak.jpg

    With glasses:
    http://patrickmckenna.ca/uploads/3/0/5/9/3059629/3075135.jpg

    ;)
  21. Thread: Weston

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    Councillor Nunziata (Ward 11: York South-Weston)...

    Councillor Nunziata (Ward 11: York South-Weston) decreed that the bars could not open early for Men's Olympic Hockey game. Along with Wards 9 & 24. Weston needed its sleep and quiet, apparently.
  22. It is the government that forbids lower prices on...

    It is the government that forbids lower prices on ALL alcohol products. Any "sale" prices on beer or wine is at the government limit. In addition, taxes & tariffs eat up a lot of the price the...
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    Already obsolete.



    http://www.nutechfireprotection.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/exit-sign-150x98.jpg

    Effective January, 2014.
  24. I think the default speed limit should be 40 km/h...

    I think the default speed limit should be 40 km/h or 30 km/h on all streets, unless it is signed otherwise. Such as having speed limits signs of 50 km/h or 60 km/h on major streets, else it will be...
  25. Paris to Set Default Citywide Speed Limit Below...

    Paris to Set Default Citywide Speed Limit Below 20 MPH (30 Km/H)


    From this link:



    Too bad Paris is not a world class city, according to Rob Ford's standards.
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