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  1. syn replied to the thread TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed).

    I'm well aware of these developments - that really doesn't change the fact that this corridor is quite a few projects of that magnitude...

    May 28, 2018 at 1:13 AM
  2. syn replied to the thread TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed).

    There isn't that much development ensuing along the line, certainly not relative to what's necessary to justify a subway. The obvious...

    May 27, 2018 at 4:44 PM
  3. syn replied to the thread TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed).

    High Park was along the 2nd busiest streetcar line in the city, which the Bloor-Danforth replaced. There was already an urban grid in...

    May 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM
  4. syn replied to the thread TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed).

    Sheppard opened 16 years ago. When do they plan on leveling all the single family homes in the area for condos?...

    May 27, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  5. syn replied to the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    Good to show there's confirmation for something I think most of us knew all along.

    May 27, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  6. syn replied to the thread 2018 Ontario Provincial Election Discussion.

    I've found the Federal Conservatives often get a pass for their fiscal record because of the recession. I'm not sure why we don't stop...

    May 25, 2018 at 9:53 PM
  7. syn liked jcam's post in the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    Agree its not perfect, but its the simplest way to compare projects apples-to-apples...what you're interested in is a relative...

    May 25, 2018 at 3:39 PM
  8. syn replied to the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    Given their tax base, Scarborough is most likely being subsidized by other parts of the city. Suburbs usually are.

    May 25, 2018 at 2:24 PM
  9. syn replied to the thread 2018 Ontario Provincial Election Discussion.

    The act they had at City Hall isn't working. Him and his brother were actually a good team. His brother had what a lot of people would...

    May 25, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  10. syn replied to the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    Of course not. Mississauga is it's own city, therefore there is a certain level of necessity for fiscal prudence. Scarborough gets to...

    May 25, 2018 at 12:40 PM
  11. syn replied to the thread TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed).

    The entire Bloor-Danforth line is 26km. The kind of ridership you're touting isn't impressive at all for that very long corridor, even...

    May 25, 2018 at 12:36 PM
  12. syn liked jaybe's post in the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    ^Early transit systems including subways were built by the private sector. They were built where demand would generate a payback. We...

    May 25, 2018 at 12:23 PM
  13. syn liked jcam's post in the thread Debate on the merits of the Scarborough Subway Extension.

    So that means we should pay $83,000 per daily rider to make a transfer easier, rather than redeploy that money on projects that will...

    May 25, 2018 at 12:23 PM
  14. syn replied to the thread 2018 Provincial Election Transit Promises.

    Good summary. I think the SSE is in danger if the costs balloon to a new level after all the elections are over. The other projects...

    May 25, 2018 at 11:50 AM
  15. syn replied to the thread 2018 Ontario Provincial Election Discussion.

    That's what the party is claiming, but that's part of the issue - he's quite clearly breaking the rules, so how on earth did he win the...

    May 24, 2018 at 5:53 PM