A new report from the Institute on Municipal Finance & Governance looks at transit in the GTA
October 3, 2019 | By Public Policy Admin |
IMFG has published a new report in their Perspectives Papers series entitled Transit in the Greater Toronto Area: How to Get Back on the Rails.
From the Executive Summary:
Toronto is an emerging global city. Yet the failure to build rapid transit in step with the explosive growth of the past 40 years is one of the city-region’s biggest impediments to inclusive development and prosperity.
The GTA needs fit-for-purpose processes to make transit decisions. It needs political leadership that respects evidence of what works. It needs to learn from others, while recognizing that every city-region has distinctive characteristics. It needs to act decisively with more focus and discipline, and yet also with greater inclusiveness.
Read the full report by Matti Siemiatycki and Drew Fagan.