Free Transit Toronto member Stefan Kipfer has written an important piece about free transit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the article on the Socialst Project's website here. "Demands for free transit in Toronto, Oshawa, Edmonton, and Ottawa might generate such demands elsewhere. And calls for fare freedom may yield other calls for freedom, with regards … Continue reading Free Transit is in Town, For Now
The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Canada has added its voice to discussions about fare-free transit in Canada. This is an important development in the fight for free transit. Read the ATU's piece, Free Public Transit in Canada" here. "ATU Canada advocates for fares to be affordable for all, and advocates for progress toward creating a … Continue reading Free Public Transit in Canada?
SNC-Lavalin’s Trillium Line extension plans failed to meet the minimum technical requirement not once, but twice. That the City could accept SNC-Lavalin’s flawed proposal is down to the use of a secret clause included in the Request for Proposals (RFP) contract which gave senior managers discretion to disregard technical requirements in favour of financial ones. … Continue reading Trillium Line Extension