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Photo by Himy Syed via Flickr.
Perhaps the most remarkable detail to come out of the surprise unveiling of the OneCity Transit Plan is that it remained just that—a surprise.
The $30 billion proposal had been in development for three months, without anyone blabbing to reporters. Until the last few weeks, only four councillors even knew about the plan at all.
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Categorized, Law and Government »
Just this week the mayor stated that 70% of the phone calls he’s received have been in favour of removing the bike lanes. But as HiMY SYeD tweeted today, when he called to register his pro-bike lane view a staffer for the mayor informed him they weren’t keeping track of who called or their position on the matter. Where’s the mayor’s information coming from then?
tags »Bike Lanes • Biking • City Building • City Council • City Hall • Eglinton LRT • Elections 2010 • Ford for Toronto • HiMY SYeD • Jarvis Street bikelanes • John Parker • Kristyn Wong-Tam • Mark Towhey • Mark Twain • Matt Elliott • mayor • Municipal Politics • Pembina Institute • Politics • Public Works and Infrastructure Committee • Race 4 Mayor • Rob Ford • Stephen Colbert • Toronto • Transit City
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By JOHN LORINC, Spacing Votes
In a lunchtime speech to the Empire Club at the Royal York today, mayoral hopeful Rocco Rossi laid out some of the key planks of his platform — promises that will likely set the tone and the dynamic of the race to come.
He vowed to cancel all future bike lanes on major arterial roads, including Jarvis Street, and complete the balance of the city’s cycling plan on residential or secondary streets. He also promised to review existing bike lanes on arterials.
As for Transit City, Rossi condemned …
tags »arterial roads • Bike Lanes • capital budget • City Services • Contracts • Empire Club • Garbage • Jarvis Street • Mayoral Candidate • Metrolinx • operating budget • Outsourcing • Pat Best • Platform • Public Sector Unions • Race 4 Mayor • Rocco Rossi • Royal York Hotel • Sheppard subway line • Spacing Votes • St. Clair right-of-way • Transit City • TTC