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Cycle Transit Integration (CTI)

Presented to Ms Leslie Woo, Vice President Policy, Planning & Innovation, Metrolinx What CTI will do  1. Will combine transit and cycling to provide a high level of mobility comparable to automobile travel. 2. It will increase options for inter-modal traveling. 3. Will provide flexible, fast and convenient urban transportation to the public in a …

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Gridlock, Urban Sprawl, Car Dependency, Smog

These are words repeatedly used in most reports on transportation, economic impact of increased car use on society, medical surveys on health problems as a result of air pollution, infrastructure degradation, ecology and agriculture. Forums, summits, conferences and political promises have provided the public, in many Canadian cities, interesting and stimulating discussions. But that is …

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Legislation for Alternative Transportation

Originally, a letter was submitted to the Toronto Budget Committee, on Cyclists’ Rights and Responsible Governance, 29 March 2007, followed by An application for review for new Acts, law, or regulations to the Provincial government, submitted to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Mr. Gord Miller, Mr. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, and to Mr. Hugh …

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CarFree Buildings are not an option in Toronto

Transportation – Car Free Zones – Car Free Buildings are not an option in Toronto A proposal to initiate car-free buildings in the core of the city which is well served by public transport and it is accessible by walking and bicycling, was submitted to Planning and Growth Management Committee, Toronto City Hall, 29 November …

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Quality of life and sustainability for our polluted and congested cities…

A serious attempt should be made by both politicians and urban planning advocates to implement permanent changes in cities’ infrastructure, if we are to eliminate air, noise and visual pollution that have drastically compromised our health and quality of life. It is a people-friendly urban environment that creates social cohesiveness and a liveable city. The …

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