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TOinTRANSIT: CivicAction launches new campaign for transit

Not much has been heard from the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance since CEO Mitzie Hunter jumped ship to stand in a Scarborough by-election for the provincial Liberals.

But after a few months of relative silence, the advocacy group has launched a new campaign in support of its Your32 initiative, highlighting the many benefits of funding public transit.

Available at the group’s website, CivcAction’s list of 32 reasons claims better-funded transit will boost job creation, increase quality of life and improve civic pride, among other things. The campaign appropriately runs for 32 days, ending Dec. 2 with a call to the Wynne Liberals to include more transit funding in the 2014 spring provincial budget.

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Author:

Rahul Gupta

Appeared In (Publisher):

York Guardian