Category Archives for "Major Reports"

Apr 15

Citizen’s Guide to Sustainable Transportation Advocacy

By Transport Action Ontario | Intercity Rail and Bus , Major Reports , Urban Transit


Transport Action Ontario has just released the Citizen’s Guide to Sustainable Transportation Advocacy.  This 53 page report is an initial effort by Transport Action Ontario to prepare a guide to help support citizen campaigns which support sustainable transport.  We plan to update this guide from time to time, in particular to add other case studies.



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

Dec 15

Alternate Routes for 407 East Freeway Extension

By Transport Action Ontario | Highways and Bridges , Major Reports


Transport Action Ontario has publically released a report submitted on 15 December 2010 to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) on alternative routes for the proposed 407 East Freeway extension.  This project is undergoing a federal comprehensive environmental assessment.  The work summarized in the report was based on travel modeling carried out with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation`s (MTO) updated GTHA travel model.


The report is available in the following links:

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