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.
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.
Calgary's LRT system is one of the most successful electrified transport systems in North America both from a ridership perspective and a green energy perspective. Green Energy Futures heads to the city hall CTrain station platform to learn more.
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.
Outside of Toronto’s downtown core, only five subway stations in the GTA meet the level of density recommended to support a subway. What makes those suburban stations successful in terms of urban development, compared to those that aren't?
Density plays a key role in driving ridership for transit. As Ontario invests billions into transit infrastructure and service, getting a healthy return on those investments depends on having the right level of density nearby.