What if Toronto’s bankers, nurses, and social housing providers all agreed on the same pathway forward for the City? It’s difficult to imagine; working within an increasingly complex system, policy priorities are often in competition with one another. Cyclists and drivers compete for street […]
What single action could transform urban transportation in the Toronto region?
That was a question posed yesterday morning to a panel assembled by the Transit Alliance focused on greening up Toronto.
As we continue to struggle with the seemingly unsolvable problems of transit funding, planning, and […]
Kim Jarvi is Senior Economist in the Policy Department at the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO). His focus includes environmental, economic, and health policy. Kim sits on the advisory group of the City of Toronto and TAF project, TransformTO. This is the fourth interview in our TransformTO […]
$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 […]
Germany, Italy, and Japan ranked the top countries in the world when it comes to using energy efficiently. And Canada?
We’re middle of the pack, an un-inspiring tenth.
Countries like Poland, Turkey, and Indonesia bring up the rear (and Saudia Arabia is dead last).
The 2016 International Energy […]
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 […]