Mayor Ford’s transit proposal defeated by council


Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been hard at work trying to scrap the city’s long standing transit plan which would see an expanded light rail network. Calling the plan a “war on cars” the mayor put forth a new plan that would see all new transportation improvements buried underground. Yesterday his motion was defeated by council. Read more in the Globe and Mail.


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