Why has Vision Zero Failed?

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Why has Vision Zero Failed? If statistical projections hold true, then sadly, 2200 pedestrians will be struck by a vehicle (other than a bike) by the end of 2019  in the City of Toronto alone. 70% of these accidents will occur between the fall & spring equinox, due to shortened daylight hours, and apparently, more […]

How is your King Street Commute?

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How is your King Street Commute? It seems that the pilot study of deterring vehicles from utilizing King Street as a primary commuting artery has, by all accounts, succeeded beyond almost everyone’s expectations. The recent review (see link below) states that streetcar ridership is up by 16% to more than 84,000 per day, and commuting […]

Preserving The Sacred Core!

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The attached video highlights the dramatic difference in housing trends through mid 2017 to early 2019 between the peripheral regions and the center core of Toronto. Logically, one should ask can this pricing differential continue to expand?  Sales & very modest price increases throughout the core in 2019 have become the accepted norm. Many are […]

A Dubious Honour!

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2018 resulted in the most bi-pedal fatalities ever recorded in the the G.T.A. Regrettably, 2019 is not lagging far behind in claiming this most dubious of honours. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/04/13/man-arrested-after-vehicle-hits-two-pedestrians-on-king-st-sidewalk.html People repeatedly ask:  What immediate steps can be taken by the community in making our streets safer? Perhaps it is time that the city fathers salute the […]

Could the GTA be next? Vancouver detached house prices plunge 33%

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Hypothetically, the million $ question remains : Will Canada’s wild swing towards retro populism deter the 100,000 new Canadians that annually call Toronto home from manning the housing parapets of the G.T.A ? Fact, the majority of new Canadians normally buy with > 50% equity position. https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/markets See the following Globe & Mail Article below: […]

WHY NOT US?

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vs. It is the touted opinion of many civil engineering experts, that congestion vehicular pricing is inevitable with the advent of our soon to be, 5 G World. Congestion pricing has been implemented by London (England), Stockholm (Sweden) & Singapore to reams of positive applause. Presently, it is being seriously advocated by such stalwart metropolises […]