Transit Politics - Toronto

Nov. 7, 2018

MELISSA TAIT/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Nov. 7, 2018

March 30, 1954: Evening crowds wait to board a subway train for the opening of the Yonge Street subway. The city’s subway network has been built over decades, and while the provincial and federal governments have taken on bigger roles in funding it, the understanding has been that Toronto would own the infrastructure.

HARRY MCLORINAN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Nov. 7, 2018

Dec. 15, 2017: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, flanked by Toronto Mayor John Tory and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, makes remarks for the opening of the York University subway station. Toronto has more expansions in mind for its subway network, and Mr. Ford’s proposal raises questions about who would decide which ones get built.

AARON VINCENT ELKAIM/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Jun. 15, 2017

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