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  1. W. K. Lis

    Ontario Energy & Electricity Production

    From https://www.torontohydro.com/for-home/rates As of May 1, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) moved to summer time periods. Current TOU electricity prices will remain the same. The OEB set new TOU rates for RPP customers effective November 1, 2021. These rates are listed in the above table...
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    Toronto | Crosstown LRT | ?m | ?s

    Why are railway crossing signals located "near side"? Why are traffic signals in North America generally located "far side", but "near side" in Europe? From link. Wouldn't it be safer to locate traffic signals on the "near side", or as a compromise on the "near side" of the right-of-way...
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    Cycling infrastructure (Separated bike lanes headed downtown)

    Why are railway crossing lights located "near side", not "far side", like the traffic signals in North America?
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    Toronto | Hurontario-Main LRT | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    It's a 13m walk over 1.0 km from Pioneer Village Station to Black Creek Pioneer Village. From link.
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    TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed)

    They should redesign the Scarborough Centre Station(s) to be terminal stations (plural) for BOTH Line 2 Bloor-Danforth and Line 4 Sheppard. From link. The "McCowan Road and Sheppard Avenue" Station would be a "temporary" terminal station for Line 2. After the Line 4 is extended eastward, it...
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    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    Near Side Signals: Thinking Outside the Pedestrian Box From link. The signal is placed on the near side of the intersection at the beginning of the crosswalk. There is also still a stop bar set back several feet, which keeps vehicles back far enough to see the light and protects turning radii...
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    Climate Change & Toronto

    More likely Calgary or Saskatoon would siphon water from the Rockies. Like how the Romans did...
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    Cycling infrastructure (Separated bike lanes headed downtown)

    Article on... Near Side Signals: Thinking Outside the Pedestrian Box See link.
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    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    From the Ontario 2022 budget, at this link. It's the detail in the fine print that makes the "goodies" suspect. Helping Seniors (insert laugh track here) Note that it is a "tax credit". Seniors have to pay it first, then they get a 25% "rebate" at income tax time. Eligible medical expenses...
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    Doors Open Toronto

    Doors Open Toronto is coming back for 2022 with hundreds of locations to explore From link.
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    TTC: Sheppard Subway Extension (Proposed)

    Hmmm? Assuming they'll be using the existing heavy rail rolling stock.
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    Climate Change & Toronto

    Say Goodbye to Incandescent Light Bulbs A phase out of the incandescent light bulb begins today. (USA) From link. DOE intends to pursue violations by distributors and retailers using the same enforcement transition stages along with its discretion. However, the timeline for these entities is...
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    Cycling infrastructure (Separated bike lanes headed downtown)

    Don't like. :mad: I we have to, then I would raise the bicycle lane (green boxes) where motorists would make the right turn, forcing the motorist to slow down. If the motor vehicles don't slow down, they get a jolt from the raised crossing, so they don't do that again.
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    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    Are those curb ramp "bumps" really that useful? From link. Raise intersection crosswalks are better. From link.
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    Metrolinx: Finch West LRT

    Curious. With the William Osler Health System - Etobicoke General Hospital being across Highway 27 from Humber College Station, will there be an underground passage from the station to the hospital. Can see problems with patients or visitors or staff trying to cross the busy highway. If the...
  16. W. K. Lis

    2022 Russian-Ukrainian War

    Dated April 14, 2022. Ukraine resume World Cup qualification with June 1 playoff From link.
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    Toronto | Crosstown Line 5 West Extension | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    The double left turn lanes from eastbound Eglinton Avenue West to northbound Martin Grove Road is an improvement. There is currently a backlog of single-occupant motorists making that left turn during the "rush hours". Hope they will have pedestrian sensors (or buttons for the cheapskates) on...
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    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    How much of that grass or driveway is on city property. Wherever there is a lamppost or fire hydrant, that is city property.They don't need the property owner permission to put in a sidewalk on city property.
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    Toronto | Crosstown Line 5 West Extension | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    From the presentation PDF at this link.

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