Improving transit on busy routes is not a new idea. Cities around the world have implemented measures to make transit run more smoothly. Toronto has the opportunity to improve transit on King Street, while creating a better public space.
For anyone who’s travelled on King Street during rush hour, it’s clear that the current flow isn’t working. It's time to rethink the design and allocation of space along King Street, to get the most people moving.
Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan should give some hope for improvement of our lowest in Canada environment grade. Overall, at least eight of the ten indicators will improve with implementation of the Plan.
I’ve already pointed out — twice — that the president of the Canadian Coal Association and recent PC cabinet minister, Robin Campbell, is lying to you when he says the coal phase-out “triple” your power bill. Unfortunately, there are still unabashed commentators failing to grasp the depth of this misinformation.
The level of commitment from the provincial government to have a coordinated approach to land-use is what is necessary to ensure we are building communities that will support our future populations and protect our environment.
A transportation pilot project is the best method to understand how King St. and neighbourhood roads will be affected by changes to transit and road space allocation, and how these changes can improve travel for the most people.
The world is undergoing an energy transition. The potential for clean technologies to spur economic growth is clear. But, is government support needed or can we simply leave this opportunity to the market?
Alberta’s new carbon levy will see the majority of consumers pay nothing additional on gasoline or heating costs. Most people could even come out ahead financially and yet they still have a clear incentive to reduce their GHG emissions.