Transit Politics - Streetcars

Nov. 12, 2018

As it marks its first anniversary, an experiment in giving transit, pedestrians and cyclists priority on a main downtown thoroughfare remains a polarizing and politically charged pilot project

Oct. 1, 2017

With daily ridership of 65,000 people, the 504 King streetcar is the TTC’s busiest surface transit route, but its movement through the downtown core is severely impeded by the 20,000 drivers that use the street every day
(Steve Russell / Toronto Star file photo)

Oct. 1, 2017
Forget streetcars, let’s study subway plan

Thu., June 15, 2017

Re: Debate on Queen Streetbuses goes off the rails, Keenan, June 11

Oct. 1, 2017

City staff argue that prioritizing streetcar movement on King makes sense because transit riders are the dominant users of the street. Roughly 65,000 people take the 504 King streetcar every day, while only 20,000 people drive
(Bernard Weil / Toronto Star file photo)