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  1. W. K. Lis

    Mayor John Tory's Toronto

    Or set up tables in the (former) traffic lane. From link. But then the prohibitionists would get upset.
  2. W. K. Lis

    Metrolinx: Presto Fare Card

    Can't see the accountants in charge of the TTC doing this.
  3. W. K. Lis

    Exhibition Place

    From link. The "original" Canadian National Exhibition was on the west end, where the older buildings are located, with grass surrounding them, west of Ontario Drive. The portion on the east side was the Fort York Garrison which was bulldozed for the Automotive Building, Coliseum, etc. and...
  4. W. K. Lis

    Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (nCoV-2019)

    Unlike in the States. Toronto hospital's ICU has no COVID-19 patients for first time in months See link.
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    BP South (The Baby Point Inc, 3s, ?)

    Used to be two different bank branches at Jane, Annette, and Baby Point. Now there are none. (Please no pay-day loan stores!)
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    Exhibition Place

    What Exhibition Place feels like most of the time... From link.
  7. W. K. Lis

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Weston started out as a bakery. See link.
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    Dundas West/ Bloor Mobility Hub +interconnected hub network (Metrolinx)

    Must be digging using hand tools. Must not be letting the property owners that they have already started. See link.
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    Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (nCoV-2019)

    Aged 41 years, contacted COVID-19 in March (thinking it was pneumonia, after two negative tests the third test was positive), died today.
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    GO Transit Electrification (Metrolinx, Proposed)

    Give it five to ten years and graphene batteries would become cheaper and more available.
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    Parliament Streetcar

    After COVID-19, the TTC should be increasing the number of streetcars in its fleet. Doesn't need to be single-ended, but double-ended. No loops, just wye's or crossover tracks to handle the return.
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    The plans call for a bus-only intersection at Keelesdale Road & Eglinton Avenue West at Mt. Dennis Station. From link, dated Aug 01, 2018. This image is way different to what they are actually built up to today. However, they built a new Keelesdale Road next to the old Keelesdale Road...
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    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    If the 34 EGLINTON Eastbound is included, we should get surface bus routes along the entire Line 1 (Yonge Street portion) and Line 2 (Bloor Street and Danforth Avenue). Unless they will be running parallel buses because they don't trust that the elevators and escalators will be running for...
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    Planned Sprawl in the GTA

    A compromise? From link. 😄
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    Ontario Line (was Relief Line South, in Design)

    Where have I heard this before? See link. Download the PDF from link.
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    November 2020 US Election

    Why was Donald Trump at an American Independence Day celebration? Isn't the Confederate Independence Day on February 22nd?
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    TTC: Scarborough Subway Extension (formerly LRT replacement) (City of Toronto, Design Phase)

    Any heavy rail extension into the single-family bungalow or split-level neighbourhoods should be rezoned medium or high density, in one kilometre in all linear directions. Period.