Tag Archives: Scarborough

Scarborough subway is the Maginot Line of Toronto transit

Mayor Tory has prevented another debate about the Scarborough subway.  Council has agreed to stop talking about it. Yet the papers are full of questions and discussion about alternatives.  A few Councillors, led by Josh Matlow, are demanding to know more about the net cost of switching to Tory’s new transit scheme.  Imagine that!  Maybe the discussion won’t…
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Scarborough Subway: A Ride to Nowhere

The triumph of Scarborough subway advocates is demoralizing.  I felt the same way at the height of the Toronto casino debate, but this is worse.  Much worse. The casino debate was like a gold rush.  Everyone was afraid of missing out.  Otherwise decent public servants and politicians turned into lobbyists for a plan that would…
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3-Ps

After three years of effort and investment by Centennial College, its bid to redevelop the former Guild Inn in Scarborough is likely at an end. In a meeting at City Hall, the Government Management Committee will probably recommend that the City pursue a diminished different development concept with a new set of proponents. Sadly, this…
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