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  1. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Other Items (catch all)

    I can still see tourists and those on a stay-cation wanting a day pass.
  2. W. K. Lis

    TYSSE: Spadina Subway Extension (TTC)

    Curious to find out the numbers of some U.S. subway/metro stations in their outlaying "suburban" stations, for comparison. Are the parking lots full in those York stations?
  3. W. K. Lis

    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    Or need a scissors to cut the plastic packaging around a new scissors. From link. Called "clamshell packaging". From link...
  4. W. K. Lis

    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    To Doug Ford and others, be a leader of the people and not a follower of corporations.
  5. W. K. Lis

    Hurontario LRT | Metrolinx

    How much real estate is there? Could infill development with storefronts be built in that real estate. Turn the parking lots into a mix of residential and commercial walk-able developments. Turn the gasoline stations into new developments.
  6. W. K. Lis

    GO Transit: Service thread (including extensions)

    Let me guess. Yurek and Ford buys Presto cards for their personal use and actually load them up? OMG! That would be news! Even bigger news, if Ford actually takes public transit for the next 3 ½ years!
  7. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Streetcar Network

    Shows to me that for the Roads Department, that transit are third class behind the automobile and trucks. Only bicycles and pedestrians are lower classes to them. It is the Roads Department that control the traffic lights, shows that in them not pushed for the unique transit signals used...
  8. W. K. Lis

    Hurontario LRT | Metrolinx

    If they go all the way up Main/Hurontario, they'll have to develop the land WITHOUT single-family homes, but higher density and no more cul-de-sacs, in other words, a grid pattern of side streets.
  9. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Relief Line South (In Design)

    Making Dundas West a "Mid-Town Union" Station.
  10. W. K. Lis

    Planned Sprawl in the GTA

    Not going to happen in Ontario, under Doug Ford watch. Could Oregon Become the First State to Ban Single-Family Zoning? Rep. Tina Kotek (D-Portland), speaker of the Oregon House, is drafting legislation that would end single-family zoning in cities of 10,000 or more: "The state’s housing crisis...
  11. W. K. Lis

    Hurontario LRT | Metrolinx

    Future extensions of the LRT should stop a kilometre before the greenbelt. From link.
  12. W. K. Lis

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Now that the last ION Flexity Freedom has been delivered to Waterloo, the attention now turns to Crosstown manufacturing and deliver;y.
  13. W. K. Lis

    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    Wonder what Doug Ford's own credit rating is like?
  14. W. K. Lis

    Metrolinx: Presto Fare Card

    Using the inflation calculator at this link, that $6.00 today would have cost $4.39 in 2001, or 64¢ in 1954 when the Yonge subway opened.
  15. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Streetcar Network

    The 501L should be renumbered to 507 LONG BRANCH, run from the Long Branch Loop to Dundas West Station. However, they will need to reconfigure the Dundas West Station layout to handle more streetcar routes first.
  16. W. K. Lis

    Mayor John Tory's Toronto

    Which city department will have the control, direction, or administer over retail cannabis? Since the Ford family has familiarity over such things.
  17. W. K. Lis

    Metrolinx: Presto Fare Card

    Except that he wouldn't be working at Metrolinx.
  18. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Relief Line South (In Design)

    If I were dictator, I would send the RL down to Exhibition Place then up to Dundas West.
  19. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Relief Line South (In Design)

    Returning to the days of yesterday? like before 1910? Where the Belt Line Railway went up paralleling today's South Kingsway? From link.
  20. W. K. Lis

    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    Moody’s downgrades Ontario’s credit rating, citing deficit, revenue cuts under Doug Ford See link. BTW. Ontario credit rating: Aa3 Toronto credit rating: Aa1 Toronto is doing better than Ontario.