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  1. W. K. Lis

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    The Toronto Transportation Department (Roads) would be the ones who would have the final say about intrusions into their fiefdom. Don't dare overrule their law of their lands. From link.
  2. W. K. Lis

    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    From link. Obviously, most of the real estate (up to two more traffic lanes) was taken from High Park itself.
  3. W. K. Lis

    Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (nCoV-2019)

    Never use during the first few hours or days, if possible. The traffic will be terrible.
  4. W. K. Lis

    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    It’s Time for a Safer Parkside From link. Existing layout of Parkside Drive A reimagining of Lake Shore at Parkside including the realignment of the intersection and eastbound lanes (in brown) to allow for expanded park land A proposed layout for Parkside including a multi-use trail and a...
  5. W. K. Lis

    Road Safety & Vision Zero Plan

    Notice in the above map, that Parkside Drive did not exist in mid-19th century. Originally, it was an two-lane southern extension of Keele Street, joining Indian Road as a fork in the road in the south end. Then the developers had widened the south end of Keele Street and renamed it Parkside...
  6. W. K. Lis

    High Park

    It’s Time for a Safer Parkside From link. Existing layout of Parkside Drive A reimagining of Lake Shore at Parkside including the realignment of the intersection and eastbound lanes (in brown) to allow for expanded park land A proposed layout for Parkside including a multi-use trail and a...
  7. W. K. Lis

    High Park

    Notice in the above map, that Parkside Drive did not exist in mid-19th century. Originally, it was an two-lane southern extension of Keele Street, joining Indian Road as a fork in the road in the south end. Then the developers had widened the south end of Keele Street and renamed it Parkside...
  8. W. K. Lis

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    In New York City, especially in Manhattan, they have both buses and the subway lines over and under the same streets.
  9. W. K. Lis

    Ontario Line (was Relief Line South, in Design)

    Must be an "iceberg" house? From link. The ultimate "bat-cave"?
  10. W. K. Lis

    TTC: Bloor Danforth Line 2 West Extension(s)

    Replaced with the Dundas BRT project by Metrolinx. See link. There is also an Urban Toronto thread about it, at https://urbantoronto.ca/forum/threads/dundas-st-rapid-transit-metrolinx-mississauga-halton-region-cot.24671/.
  11. W. K. Lis

    Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (nCoV-2019)

    Amazing that the American Empire will allow the Canadians barbarian hords to cross over the frontiers.
  12. W. K. Lis

    Premier Doug Ford's Ontario

    Let's see Doug Ford economics paper on why minimum wages should be kept low? Canadian-born David Card among 3 winners of Nobel in economics Research challenged views on effect of minimum wage, immigration on jobs From link. "A Canadian economist based in the U.S. won the Nobel prize for...
  13. W. K. Lis

    Automobile City

    Why does Toronto, Ontario, and North America continues to build w-i-d-e traffic lanes? By narrowing the lanes within cities, we would force motorists to slow down. In addition, we can make space available for segregated cycling lanes, roadside verges (for snow windrows), and sidewalks.
  14. W. K. Lis

    Crosstown LRT | Metrolinx

    Toronto's Transportation (Roads) Department is the major cause of the public transit roadblocks for improvements. Must not anger their automobile gods. From link.
  15. W. K. Lis

    Cycling infrastructure (Separated bike lanes headed downtown)

    Why? When the arterial roads have such a w-i-d-e right-of-way available. The width of the traffic lanes are not designed for the posted speed limits, but for the "safety" of the speeders going 100+ km/h. They can easily narrow the traffic lanes, to slow them down. That would leave room for a...
  16. W. K. Lis

    Toronto | Crosstown LRT: Laird Station | ?m | 1s | Metrolinx | IBI Group

    That's why I supplied a "link" in the photograph, that shows the eastern entrance to Laird Station as being part of the development.
  17. W. K. Lis

    Roads: Ontario/GTA Highways Discussion

    In North America, pedestrian are always last to get snow clearing. Especially last are the snow windrows at corners. Impossible for motorized wheelchairs or walkers. From link.
  18. W. K. Lis

    Roads: Gardiner Expressway catch-all, incl. Hybrid Design (2015-onwards)

    Plans for new schools looking up — way up From link. Dated 2016. Spruce Street School Zhongdong School Abo Elementary School and Fallout Shelter
  19. W. K. Lis

    Toronto | Crosstown LRT: Keelesdale Station | ?m | 1s | Metrolinx | IBI Group

    The intersection of Eglinton Avenue West and Keele Street at 3 AM in the morning. The surface looks good.

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