Transit Politics - LRTs vs Subways

Mar. 26, 2017

TTC chair Josh Colle defends the transit commission's CEO Andy Byford, above, and the decision to build a one-stop subway extention in Scarborough - Nakita Krucker / Toronto Star

Mar. 26, 2017
Subway, not old LRT plan, only option for Scarborough: Colle

If you truly believe in better transit for Scarborough, the plan to extend the subway, SmartTrack and the Eglinton East LRT is the only one on the table

By Josh Colle - Mon., March 20, 2017 -

Jan. 29, 2017

"I’m not going to support the LRTs, I’ll tell you that right now. I’m going to do everything in my power to try to stop it."

Rob Ford - Mar 22 circa 2012 - After losing the vote
Dec. 22, 2016

"Our roadways are jammed; our transit system is taxed beyond capacity; there are hundreds of new condos going up and hundreds more planned for the new future; every time a new condo is completed, hundreds of cars and transit users are added to the system; it takes 10 to 15 years to plan and build new transit and infrastructure - Why don’t some of you get it?"

Phil Prentice
Dec. 19, 2016