City Hall gets a new hero; pay per Km the way of the future; Hydro bills rising to pay for new infastructure; Doug Ford going provincial and more news.

Terence Corcoran: No credible evidence that anything Metrolinx is planning will reduce congestion (National Post)

Mayor Rob Ford rallies councillors to bring Hero Burgers to Nathan Phillips Square (National Post)

Ontario PCs ‘thrilled’ with Doug Ford’s vow to run in next election, challenge to Premier Kathleen Wynne (National Post)

The Big Move: Pay-per-kilometre system could be the way of the future

Toronto stocks plunge on disappointing U.S. news (Toronto Star)

Upgrading aging Toronto Hydro infrastructure to cost customers $3 a month (Globe and Mail)

83-storey condo atop Holt Renfrew creeps toward reality (blogTO)