After the Big Move: Metrolinx maps the future of regional transportation

By |December 22nd, 2017|

The GTHA keeps growing, so how will regional transportation keep up? A new draft plan by Metrolinx sets out a path to 2041. TAF and Pembina Institute took a closer look at what works and what's missing in the 20-plus year planning document that will shape how we get around the region.

Will road tolls reduce emissions in Toronto?

By |November 25th, 2016|

Yesterday, sparks flew as Mayor John Tory endorsed expressway tolls on the Gardiner and DVP, and the City Manager released a Long-Term Financial Direction Update on new funding sources to be considered by Council, including road tolls and a hotel tax. The report is […]

Collective impact in motion

By |October 31st, 2016|

A new report by TAF and Evergreen reflects on the lessons learned by a dozen civic groups that coalesced around the need for transit investment in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

The report examines the experience of Move the GTHA, covering the period […]

Are we there yet? The state of transit investment in the GTHA

By |August 16th, 2016|

$39.9 billion has been committed to regional transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), leaving a $28.8 billion gap in funding for capital costs.

With 35% of Ontario’s emissions coming from transportation, TAF has been supporting advocacy for improved regional rapid transit as a funder and […]

Ontario climate action plan: follow the carbon

By |June 10th, 2016|

Time to act!

The time has come to face climate change head-on, invest in practical solutions, and reap the environmental and economic benefits. Premier Wynne made this message clear when she revealed Ontario’s new Climate Change Action Plan on Wednesday. Responding to reporters who questioned […]

The 32nd Day – Time to pledge your support

By |December 2nd, 2013|

Not many months have 32 days, but this year, November expanded by 2 days as part of CivicAction’s “32 Days of Action” on public transportation.

This morning we attended a reception at Queen’s Park marking the end of a 32-day blitz focusing public attention on […]

Giving The Big Move a Big Push

By |April 19th, 2013|

This week’s CivicAction Forum assembled 300 civic, non-profit, business and academic leaders to discuss the transportation challenges facing the GTHA. It was great to be there and I came away with five key insights.

We are at a pivotal moment. Momentum is building among civic […]