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TOinTRANSIT: John Tory blasts ‘politicking’ in transit decisions

In an open letter to Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) elected officials, Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance chair John Tory called for a “laser focus” to transit planning.

Tory, who is also a popular radio host, released the letter as city council debated whether to jettison a fully-funded LRT plan and raise property taxes to fund a three-stop Scarborough subway extension instead.

Transit planning is in jeopardy due to “short-term decision-making and politicking”, writes Tory. “The result has been decades of cancelled projects, incomplete facts, and failed accountability.”

Read the full article here.

Author:

Rahul Gupta

Appeared In (Publisher):

York Guardian