Suburbs on track : building transit-friendly neighbourhoods in the Toronto region
journal contributionposted on 21.05.2021, 16:21 by Cherise Burda, Mike Collins-Williams, Alicia Kingdon
The province of Ontario is investing over $32 billion in new subways, light rail, rapid busways and regional express rail over the next 10 to 15 years outside of downtown Toronto. These suburbs and regional municipalities have an opportunity to realize the benefits of transit-oriented communities that are walkable and safe, support local businesses, generate ridership to pay for transit operations and provide more mobility choices and affordable housing options. A collaboration with the Ontario Home Builders’ Association that provides several recommendations for developing transit-oriented communities.