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    I live in York South-Weston. Had a robo call...

    I live in York South-Weston. Had a robo call today from Frances Nunziata to vote for Liberal Laura Albanese. Are they trying to lose? I consider Frances Nunziata to be a lapdog for Rob Ford. They...
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    Toronto city council voted against bicycle lanes...

    Toronto city council voted against bicycle lanes on the wide University Avenue, back in 2010. See link. Even under Miller, the council as a whole was and is against bicycles.
  3. Maybe import foreign workers to work on it at...

    Maybe import foreign workers to work on it at slave or minimum wages? That's what some would hope as a way to save money. They did that when they built the first continental railway in Canada and in...
  4. In the Far East, transit companies own the...

    In the Far East, transit companies own the shopping centres, office buildings and residential buildings surrounding stations. They get the rent and leases from those buildings as a big source of...
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    The then Township of North York could have helped...

    The then Township of North York could have helped by building connecting roads. Why wasn't Caledonia extended north to at least Wilson Avenue? Why wasn't Bridgeland extended east to Floral Pkwy. and...
  6. Thread: Jane LRT

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    Other branches could go along Weston Road/Albion...

    Other branches could go along Weston Road/Albion Road (following the railway part of the way, if there is room) and/or Dixon Road. All merging to go downtown.
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    In 2010, Giorgio Mammoliti won with 43.797% of...

    In 2010, Giorgio Mammoliti won with 43.797% of the votes cast in Ward 7.
  8. Thread: Jane LRT

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    Jane, north of the railway at Weston Road, could...

    Jane, north of the railway at Weston Road, could become an arm or branch of the DRL.
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    North York's arterial roads are very, very wide...

    North York's arterial roads are very, very wide apart. Compared with Etobicoke or Scarborough, it can take a long walk (in a blizzard) to get milk or bread to take home. They could have put in jogged...
  10. Thread: Jane LRT

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    I would like to see it built. Underground south...

    I would like to see it built. Underground south of Wilson, maybe above ground around Eglinton Flats, and above ground north of Wilson.
  11. I remember the toll booths on the Burlington &...

    I remember the toll booths on the Burlington & Garden City Skyways, until 1973. 15. Similar to the price of comic books. Comic books are not 15 today, but a lot, lot more.
  12. According to the 2012 Annual Report...

    According to the 2012 Annual Report, download the PDF from this link, the TTC received $91,600,000 from their portion of the Ontario Gas Tax, in 2012. The TTC got $388,971,000 as a subsidy from the...
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    Don't you know that bicycles can be very, very...

    Don't you know that bicycles can be very, very harmful to the environment. Toronto has to be very, very slow before putting harmful bicycle lanes on the wide suburban arterial roads.

    ...not
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    Due to the current anti-transit mayor and his...

    Due to the current anti-transit mayor and his lapdogs, the Jane LRT has been put on the back burner. It could come back with a more pro-transit mayor, but that would also depend if there is also a...
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    It doesn't help bicyclists when the roadway is...

    It doesn't help bicyclists when the roadway is designed for higher speeds and wide traffic lanes for the automobile. They could narrow the lanes, resulting in slower speeds (IE. 50 km/h), to create...
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    In the U.S., their election takes about two years.

    In the U.S., their election takes about two years.
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    Rob Ford could still be at City Hall, if he...

    Rob Ford could still be at City Hall, if he decides to drop out the Mayoralty race and run for Councillor. Ward 2 again or his home riding of Ward 4?
  18. For comparison purposes, one should read the...

    For comparison purposes, one should read the lease situation with the New York Subway around 1900. See link.
  19. The parliament buildings in the Town of York were...

    The parliament buildings in the Town of York were located at the southwest corner of Parliament and Front Streets. Guess why Parliament Street was named Parliament?
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    Also why they like the PC campaign promise of...

    Also why they like the PC campaign promise of even lower corporate taxes. It helps them keep more of their money.
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    TTC history: Buses only got numbered bus...

    TTC history:

    Buses only got numbered bus routes starting in mid-1956. Before 1956, buses just had route names. The streetcar routes got their route numbers with the arrival of the CLRV in 1979,...
  22. Almost everything south of Front Street is...

    Almost everything south of Front Street is unstable, it used to be part of the harbour. Most of Queen's Quay is landfill. That means it could sink down without digging down and putting in supports to...
  23. Or to save money (don't we all), let's do without...

    Or to save money (don't we all), let's do without any traffic lights, signs, or lane markings at all.


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    He's out of sight during the provincial election,...

    He's out of sight during the provincial election, only. They want to keep Rob Ford from talking. Getting an endorsement from Rob Ford may hurt Tim Hudak. However, for those who follow the news or the...
  25. And bicyclists could use a left turn box. ...

    And bicyclists could use a left turn box.
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