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    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    Meanwhile, the opposite "Vision Zero" maybe happening in York Region. Does York Region's new tax to speed up road widenings make sense? 'Build it and they will come,' opponent of adding road lanes complains From link. SIDEBAR York Region has approved an additional one per...
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Only possible under an authoritarian government (left-wing, right-wing, any-wing).
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    From the tile clearance centre. All mixed or broken pieces. :D:D But seriously, it will not be marble, like they have in other metro/subway/lrt stations around the world. From link.
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Carpeting or hardwood flooring?
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    If they extended the 506 DUNDAS eastward to Carlaw and eventually a Gerrard Relief Line Station/SmartTrack Station, they could leave Broadview Station for the 504 KING streetcars. Unless the 506 DUNDAS turns south on Broadview to serve the Port Lands. (North is to the right.) From link. They...
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Once the air is heated at the ceiling, the heat will stay up near the ceiling. Having radiant floors will heat the air at the floor which will then flow up. From link.
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    Likely having to have their "papers" inspected for the correct "fare".
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Personally, would rather have the heat directed at my cold feet than the top of my hat.
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Heat goes up, cold goes down. Better to have the heaters at floor level (in-floor heating best).
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    Toronto | Queens Quay & Water's Edge Revitalization | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    Enwave used to be a city owned department, until Mayor Rob Ford sold it for the one-time bag of silver.
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    Toronto | Queens Quay & Water's Edge Revitalization | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    Maybe Enwave should look into heating the sidewalks and bicycle paths? Expansion of Enwave’s Toronto district heating/cooling network New thermal energy storage tanks at 'The Well' development in Toronto's downtown west will provide year-round cooling and heating services. From link.
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    Toronto | Crosstown LRT: Mount Dennis Station and EMSF | ?m | 3s | Metrolinx | IBI Group

    Darn. No "LINE 5" signage at the entrances yet.
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    TTC: Streetcar Network

    DO NOT make the Green P meters accept Presto.
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    Toronto | Queens Quay & Water's Edge Revitalization | ?m | ?s | Waterfront Toronto

    Then there is another alternative, heated sidewalks. Only needs to be turned on when snowing or freezing rain, up to +3°C to +4°C. Montreal moves forward on heated sidewalks See link.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Too bad a stereographic image is not possible. IE. left eye = old image, right eye = new image.

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