Major boo-boo called Metrolinx UP Express

Well blow me down! Who would have ever thought that the fancy, new $456 million dollar rail link between Union Station and Pearson International Airport in Toronto would be operating at ninety percent empty! (I'm allowed an exclamation mark here) or in other words, just ten percent of capacity? After all, look at its genius state-of-the-art diesel operating system; its elite-class fare structure of a mere $27.50 for a one-way ticket; its stand-alone functionality. And unless you enjoy humping your luggage up the various levels of stairs to Front Street…

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Stop studying and start building already

Oh. My. Nerves. How much more can we take of the endless studies and debating about Toronto's transit woes. I moved to the city in 1965 to begin work. Over the past fifty-or-so years I have watched our home town triple in size and the brilliant minds who oversee our city's transit needs seem to be stuck in a time warp somewhere in the middle of the last century. Anyone who has ever been to Paris, London, New York or any other major city in the world has experienced and…

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