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    The green running man is intended for emergency...

    The green running man is intended for emergency exits only.

    "EXIT" will live on for regular, everyday directions. Compare with London who uses the green running man for emergency exits but a...
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    Fantasy Map: Southern Ontario Frequent/Rapid...

    Fantasy Map: Southern Ontario Frequent/Rapid Transit Map by Jimmy Wu

    http://transitmaps.tumblr.com/post/105978176790/ontario-jimmy-wu

    Pretty damn impressive, IMO
  3. This is my understanding... The Redpath...

    This is my understanding...

    The Redpath Refinery is owned by American Sugar Refining Inc. (an American company, if it wasn't obvious, so they weren't allowed to do business with Cuba anyway). The...
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    Sample Barn? err... Bulk Barn, I mean?

    Sample Barn?

    err...

    Bulk Barn, I mean?
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    With regards to Sheppard going one-man operation,...

    With regards to Sheppard going one-man operation, in the UK seems to be associated with the provision of CCTVs at the end of the platform, which the driver uses to ensure that everyone has safely...
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    It's been a while since I've been to Vancouver,...

    It's been a while since I've been to Vancouver, but last time I was there the maps on board the SkyTrain and Canada Line looked like this:

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    (This version is cropped for some reason. The...
  7. NoJetsTO is reporting that "The Toronto Port...

    NoJetsTO is reporting that "The Toronto Port Authority proposed Noise Barrier on both portions of the extended runways as a scenario to mitigate noise, earlier this week at the Island Airport...
  8. Airport employees only (they need to have an...

    Airport employees only (they need to have an airport employee ID). Doesn't apply to regular commuters (say, Weston to downtown).
  9. $10 for airport employees. Overall, much...

    $10 for airport employees.

    Overall, much better than expected. Still don't care too much for the UP model, but it being what it is I can't really complain about these fares.
  10. Yonge North has an approved Environmental...

    Yonge North has an approved Environmental Assessment. It is far more advanced than the Relief Line.



    http://www.vivanext.com/yonge-subway-extension/
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    It's just so weeeeeeird and makes me oddly...

    It's just so weeeeeeird and makes me oddly uncomfortable. What's with that placement?
  12. How on earth is your suggestion anything other...

    How on earth is your suggestion anything other than reinventing the wheel? (Especially when compared to my comment on the implications of maintaining the existing system... the exact opposite of...
  13. It will be interesting if there is a...

    It will be interesting if there is a recommendation to maintain the current formula of two councillors for each federal riding. That would bump city council up to 48 councillors.
  14. A few months ago I made a map of how the...

    A few months ago I made a map of how the population for each existing ward compared to the average.

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    Merging this with the existing SmartTrack thread

    Merging this with the existing SmartTrack thread
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    Using that map that Hopkins posted, MCC to St....

    Using that map that Hopkins posted, MCC to St. Andrew would be 29 subway stops.

    Had to go compare NYC. The A from all the way out in Far Rockaway takes 20 stops to get to Downtown (Fulton St) or...
  17. It's far from optimal, but the Jubilee Line in...

    It's far from optimal, but the Jubilee Line in London operated with Platform Edge Doors and manual operation (no ATC) for around 12 years (1999-2011).
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    The website for TTC's Presto rollout is a blast...

    The website for TTC's Presto rollout is a blast from the past:

    http://www.getpres.to/

    (I guess I'm happy Metrolinx/TTC aren't spending their money on fancy web design.)
  19. Building transportation corridors isn't a...

    Building transportation corridors isn't a feasible task for the private sector when they would have to negotiate with thousands of individual landowners who hold the power to make the whole project...
  20. I think the video was actually from Chile. It was...

    I think the video was actually from Chile. It was a specialized response to a design issue with the terminus station.
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    Roads: Traffic Lane Narrowing

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-to-narrow-traffic-lanes-in-hopes-of-increasing-safety/article21743109/

    What does this mean in a practical implementation sense? Most Toronto...
  22. No need for such rude words. We should all aim to...

    No need for such rude words. We should all aim to rise above those who make ridiculous generalizations about entire cities.
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    Now I'm really confused by your statement that...

    Now I'm really confused by your statement that "GO RER is a great leap forward but will still be predominately a 905 service due to the much higher fares even after complete fare integration". If...
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    It's still a coach, it's just a double decker...

    It's still a coach, it's just a double decker coach.

    Anyway, It will be interesting to see just what they feel like inside. I find the top deck on the current shorter "low top" GO buses to be a...
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    I'm guessing that's a misquote and McCuaig...

    I'm guessing that's a misquote and McCuaig actually said they wanted a site south of the rail corridor.
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