Mike Sullivan, our MP, has a long article in the Toronto Star today.
The air-rail link corridor is a car-free right of way. Mayor Rob Ford should be jumping for joy that the province is putting in what amounts to a subway line without a nickel from the city.
But it’s only useful to the many residents who voted for him if the fares are reasonable and if there are a few more stops. And if it’s electric service, a few more stops won’t delay the business folks using it to get from the airport to downtown. Its use by ordinary Torontonians going to work will significantly increase ridership over what was originally planned — it would be a win-win!