Strong Sustainable Communities

Transit

Connecting all of Ontario with high speed rail system. Make it easier to get from city to city. This will get people out of their cars and alleviate traffic on our highways.

Cities should also be connecting their own transit systems to make travel easier to get from city to city and to our rural communities.

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Responsive Government

Highway and Area Closures for Transportation Incidents

Ensure all responder agencies (OPP/police, MOL, MOECC, fire departments, municipal public works, etc.) have a coordinated response system to ensure that highway or area closures can be dealt with in a quick manner to ensure Ontario's roads are clear of issues/accidents as quickly as possible. Specifically for highway closures, consider the cost of citizens sitting in traffic to be higher than having government agencies ...more »

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Strong Sustainable Communities

Single-occupant vehicles in rush hour

Mandate that all transit routes that carry above 10,000 people per day operate in a dedicated right-of-way. The plague of single occupant vehicles is real, and is crippling our cities.The plague of single occupant vehicles is the single biggest contributor to: terribly slow commutes, congestion, pollution, waste of space.

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Strong Sustainable Communities

Buyback HW407 and Turn it a Toll-free

Great Golden Horseshoe accounts for about 70% of Ontario’s GDP, yet its transportation system lags behind which results in traffic congestion, lack of convenient mobility of people and goods - an important characteristic of a healthy and growing economy - and causes multi-billion dollars in lost productivity that’s projected to increase unless we act. Of course, to enhance GGH transportation systems require working ...more »

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