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.
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.
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.