Campaign: Sustainable Communities

GO Transit Rail Service for Orangeville

Let’s get cars off of the road and trains onto the track. Let’s make a Union Station-Orangeville GO Transit Rail Service a reality. Often referred to as a “bedroom” or “gateway” community, Orangeville is home to 30,729 residents, and is the largest town in Dufferin County. Connecting Orangeville to the GTA is a lightly used rail line, which should be used for a GO Transit Rail line. Currently, Metrolinx has planned ...more »

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One Transit System in GTA

GTA needs one transit system operated by Metrolinx. It should be zone based fare. When one agency has control, which knows how to plan it out instead of politicians who don't; work regarding transit gets done faster. Metrolinx need to look at other systems around the world such as London and Paris. Bring the best of the transit to the GTA. It would make it easier for people to travel to other regions.

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

TTC Pass Holders get a FREE GO TRANSFER

Why have a Transit "Cadillac System" and a "Cattle Car System" from Kennedy Station? You are both trying to go Downtown. Voila you have just saved about 5 Billion Dollars. GO's today's trains are only about 30% full. Fill the other 70% with Toronto Standees. Voila Ms. Wynne, you have just fixed Gridlock, without requiring 50 Billion Dollars. This idea, has just fixed Gridlock and saved billions. This idea has "Intellectual ...more »

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

End the Transit Debate

All parties: The Province, Metrolinx, Toronto, and the TTC need to sit down together and mediate the issues going on. One councillor or one minister should not have the right to derail an entire contract. Using transit to get votes is wrong and dirty politics and that is what we have been seeing with the scarborough subway. Ontario will never be a world class destination without it's major economic area having world class ...more »

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Campaign: Sustainable Communities

GO Transit - Muskoka Weekender

To save people time and money as well as prevent the need to expand the 400, Go Transit should provide weekend service to Orillia, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge, Huntsville via the Barrie train - first with busses from Barrie on trains leaving on friday night, and returning on sunday night (or monday's for long weekends) during the summer. They should provide long-term covered parking in those locations so people can leave ...more »

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Campaign: Open Government

Metrolinx plans

Have readable plans visible to public on all Metrolinx initiatives that do not look like a sketch a 5 yr old could do. All we see are indeterminate green and yellow arrows and graphics with no scale, direction, or name.

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Campaign: Sustainable Communities

DMV - Fast Access with Presto card

Drivers who go to renew their license at the Toronto area DMV's should go to the front of the line if they show their Presto or other transit monthly pass. This would encourage drivers to at least investigate getting one every couple of years...also, there should be advertising and an option to get a presto card when getting your license.

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