We ALL have to learn to share the roadways, but we can only do it effectively and safely if we are all operating by the same set of rules of the road. Automobiles, pedestrians, cyclists and now those e-bike scooter things; all of which need to be specifically named, regulated and enforced by legislative/regulatory amendment to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). It's becoming increasingly dangerous and congested on our road/travel ...more »
Too often the debate about better transportation is framed as Buses vs Cars.
Enough of that. It's 2013 and in the 1950's, Premier Frost was able to build both the Subway and the 401, at the same time.
We need to support better Transportation at all levels, transit and road.
As the price of LED's come down, consideration should be looked at to illuminate traffic lanes & bicycle lanes & paths with LED's powered by solar panels and stored for overnight use.
At the moment, the revenue derived from fines imposed by municipal police for traffic infractions is directed to provincial coffers. The municipality should receive, at a minimum, the estimated cost of police officers targeting traffic infractions.
Why doesn't the Ontario Government require municipalities to provide zoning guidelines that create communities that live, work, play and go to school within walking distance. This would address traffic congestion, pollution, parents would be able to spend more time with children, people would feel a stronger attachment to their community, reducing crime & neighbourhoods could develop more unique personalities, good for ...more »
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 »