Governance strategies to achieve transit-oriented development

By | CBI BLOG, Regional Planning, Talks and Panels, Transit, Transportation

By Robert Yaro (CBI guest policy blog) The Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA) faces several transit governance challenges. But they are not insurmountable. With smart polices and creative approaches, practical solutions could usher in a Golden Age of regional transit. In this guest blog, U.S. urban planning expert Robert Yaro provides specific recommendations and examples from other global cities on…

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Amalgamating the region’s transit systems not the solution

By | CBI BLOG, Regional Planning, Transit, Transportation

By Cherise Burda This week, the Toronto Region Board of Trade proposed the creation of “Superlinx”, a new provincial agency that would subsume Metrolinx and all nine municipal transit agencies in the region. While most people agree integration of transit is a good thing, amalgamation is a different thing entirely, and would harm the City of Toronto and, because of…

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