Transport Action Ontario colleague, Greg Gormick, authored an Op-Ed in the Toronto Star on August 21, 2014, entitled “Lac Megantic report skims surface of deep problems”. This was a followup article to his earlier publication, also in the Toronto Star, on May 18, 2014. As in the earlier article, it indicates that decades of public policy and investment failures is where the blame must be placed. It points out that Canada’s major international competitors, including the USA, take a different approach and use public-private partnerships to invest in the freight railway network.
The article can be viewed here