Category Archives for "Urban Transit"

Sep 08

Provincial Election: Public Meeting on Transportation

By Transport Action Ontario | Aviation , Highways and Bridges , Intercity Rail and Bus , Urban Transit

 

With the Ontario provincial election coming up soon, Transport Action Ontario organized a public meeting at Toronto Metro Hall on `Transportation Policy: A Dialogue with Voters`.  Panelists were Cheri DiNovo (NDP), Frank De Jong (Green Party) and Frank Klees (PC).  A summary of the meeting proceedings is now available.

 

Summary of meeting proceedings

Advance list of Questions for the meeting

Jun 06

Presentation to Standing Committee: GTHA transportation congestion problems, solutions and funding tools

By Transport Action Ontario | Urban Transit

 

On June 6, 2012, Transport Action Ontario and the Federation of Urban Neighbourhoods jointly presented to the Standing Committee on General Government at Queen`s Park.  This committee was conducting hearings on their `Study on Grid-Lock in the Greater Toronto Area and National Capital Region`.  Our presentation summarized the background, highlights and conclusions from our recently conducted public forum in Markham on transportation problems, solutions and funding.

 

Our presentation can be viewed here.

May 16

No Little Plan: Electrifying GO Transit

By Transport Action Ontario | Major Reports , Urban Transit

 

Transport Action Canada, in combination with the Clean Train Coalition, has released a major report entitled No Little Plan: Electrifying GO Transit, by noted transportation writer and analyst, Greg Gormick.  The report was jointly funded by the John McCullum fund of Transport Action Canada, and by the Canadian Auto Workers.  it was commissioned to encourage the Government of Ontario to commit fully and promptly to a regional electric rail plan.

 

See the full press release (16 May, 2011) here: No Little Plan Press Release

 

PDF versions of No Little Plan are available as follows – some of these files are large, please review the options and file sizes available before starting to download:

 

High-resolution report as a 4-part download (when combined, will represent the complete report):

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Low resolution version:

Complete Report – Low Resolution

Executive Summary:

Executive Summary

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