Lessons for the GTHA


TTC’s ridership growth strategy lacklustre, requires funding

Posted on April 23rd, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Move the GTHA member Shelagh Pizey-Allen of TTCriders put out an op-ed in the Toronto Star in February 2018 arguing that the TTC’s Ridership Growth Strategy merely explains what the TTC will study this year

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Ontario budget promises new transit and GO discounts, but TTC riders won’t see better service

Posted on April 23rd, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Following the release of the Ontario Liberal Party’s 2018 budget, Move the GTHA member Shelagh Pizey-Allen of TTCriders put out an op-ed in toronto.com arguing that promised investments in transit will not deliver increased

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Collective impact: Improving public transit in Hamilton

Posted on April 18th, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Move the GTHA members The Atmospheric Fund and Environment Hamilton published a blog post on improving public transit in Hamilton. Using collective impact, Environment Hamilton can bring a diversity of voices

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Public transit benefits everyone — even those who don’t use it

Posted on April 18th, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Move the GTHA member Kim Perrotta, executive director of Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, released an op-ed in the Toronto Star in March 2018 arguing that by investing

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What it will take to make Metrolinx transit plan a reality

Posted on April 18th, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Move the GTHA members Peter Miasek of Transport Action Ontario and Gideon Forman of David Suzuki Foundation released an op-ed in the Toronto Star in November 2017 on the challenges

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Update on Funding Gaps for Transit in the GTHA

Posted on April 18th, by Julie Fader in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion, Reports & Studies. No Comments

In December 2017, Move the GTHA member organization Transport Action Ontario released a second update report and backgrounder on funding gaps for transit in the GTHA.  It reflects an assumed

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Getting on Board

Posted on April 18th, by Julie Fader in Civic Engagement, Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion, Reports & Studies. No Comments

A report released by Move the GTHA member Pembina Institute in March 2017 examines engagement and planning processes around ongoing rapid transit projects in four Ontario communities to better understand the

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Advisory Panel debunks myths around transit planning with “hard truths”

Posted on October 22nd, by Move the GTHA in Lessons for the GTHA, Featured, Discussion. No Comments

Transit Investment Strategy Advisory Panel released a report on the “Hard Truths About Transit in the Toronto Region” earlier this week in order to clear the air on transit investment in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

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Great Public Transit Makes for a Great City

Posted on June 7th, by Move the GTHA in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

David Suzuki reflects on the importance of transportation in creating livable, sustainable, and prosperous cities.

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MOVE: Imagine 2040

Posted on May 15th, by Move the GTHA in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

MOVE: Imagine 2040 explores the future of sustainable transportation in the GTHA. The free exhibit is open at Evergreen Brick Works from May-November.

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Case Study: Move LA

Posted on April 5th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

Case Study profiling “Move LA” and the successful 2008 campaign for transit funding, from Northeastern University’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.

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It’s Time to Move our Transportation

Posted on March 26th, by Move the GTHA in Civic Engagement, Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

A reflection on the current state of the GTHA’s transportation conversation. Our situation is not unique, but civic engagement is required to move our region forward.

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Investments in Cycling Infrastructure: Doing More with Less

Posted on February 22nd, by Move the GTHA in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

News and reports on cycling and active transportation investments from around the world.

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Lessons from Abroad about Transportation Governance

Posted on February 8th, by Move the GTHA in Lessons for the GTHA, Discussion. No Comments

André Côté of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance reflects on the importance of transportation governance.

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