LORINC: The Scarborough subway extension’s escape hatches

When I look at the latest staff report outlining, ahem, progress on the Scarborough subway extension (SSE), I see a document... Read More

LORINC: Wynne’s U-turn on road tolls dangerous for Tory

Since the news of the Liberals’ reversal on road tolls for the Gardiner and the Don Valley Parkway began to leak last Thursday... Read More

The demise of the first “air rights” project in Toronto

When Toronto’s first subway line opened in 1954, much of track north of Bloor Street was located in a shallow, open trench. The... Read More

Metrolinx’s suburban plans for an urban transit system

At its last board meeting on December 8, Metrolinx presented an update on the status of 12 new GO Transit rail stations, all located... Read More

LORINC: John Tory’s road toll epiphany

There’s no question that Mayor John Tory deserves credit for hitching his political wagon to road tolls — on the Gardiner and the Don... Read More

LORINC: Can City Council avoid the white elephant in the room?

While Toronto’s politicians have yet to turn their collective attention to the question of whether the city needs new revenue tools to... Read More

LORINC: Transit’s “last mile” solution may be mobility-as-a-service companies

I loath Rogers just as much as the next red-blooded Canadian, and, on certain days, possibly even more. But I have to give the telecom... Read More

LORINC: Why a Patrick Brown government will target Greenbelt and Metrolinx

At this stage of the game, it would be foolish to depict Raymond Cho’s by-election victory for the Tories last week as a harbinger of... Read More

LORINC: Tory tries to position himself for 2018 election

When John Tory launched a pointed broadside against the TTC two weeks ago over the agency’s reluctance to make deep cuts to its... Read More

LORINC: Why transit has become Toronto’s moral hazard

If I have to be brutally candid about my gut reaction to last week’s transit decision, I’ll confess that part of me felt the people of... Read More