Autonomy For All: Hudak Promises To Incur Massive Project Cancellation Costs As Premier

Update (29 Oct):  A subsequent G&M piece says Hudak would respect signed contracts and would likely leave the Eglinton LRT alone. Also, this site claims Bombardier was paid an extra $68M for the order reduction in cancelling the Scarborough LRT. That brings cancellation costs to $153M.—- Yes, a Hudak led Ontario government would cancel LRT ...

Autonomy For All: Hudak Promises To Incur Massive Project Cancellation Costs As Premier

Update (29 Oct):  A subsequent G&M piece says Hudak would respect signed contracts and would likely leave the Eglinton LRT alone. Also, this site claims Bombardier was paid an extra $68M for the order reduction in cancelling the Scarborough LRT. That brings cancellation costs to $153M.—- Yes, a Hudak led Ontario government would cancel LRT ...

Autonomy For All: Hudak Promises To Incur Massive Project Cancellation Costs As Premier

Yes, a Hudak led Ontario government would cancel LRT projects in the Big Move, causing major project cancellation losses to sunk costs (many projects are in-flight in planning or construction) and contract escape penalties to vendors like Bombardier for cancelling or scaling back orders. “I think GO and our subways are the strengths in our ...

Autonomy For All: Dedicating Lanes to Transit Speeds Up Cars & Other Seoul Lessons

In a previous post we looked at Seoul’s experience with a free market led surface transit “system.”  Seoul has several other important lessons to teach Toronto though.  From that excellent paper I was citing: Removing car lanes and dedicating them to transit can speed up everyone’s commute: In Seoul’s case this was done with “Bus ...

Autonomy For All: Dedicating Lanes to Transit Speeds Up Cars & Other Seoul Lessons

In a previous post we looked at Seoul’s experience with a free market led surface transit “system.”  Seoul has several other important lessons to teach Toronto though.  From that excellent paper I was citing: Removing car lanes and dedicating them to transit can speed up everyone’s commute: In Seoul’s case this was done with “Bus ...

Autonomy For All: Dedicating Lanes to Transit Speeds Up Cars & Other Seoul Lessons

In a previous post we looked at Seoul’s experience with a free market led surface transit “system.”  Seoul has several other important lessons to teach Toronto though.  From that excellent paper I was citing: Removing car lanes and dedicating them to transit can speed up everyone’s commute: In Seoul’s case this was done with “Bus ...

Alberta Diary: Campaign Diary Volume 15: When you vote on Monday, vote thoughtfully

Here’s a video of my opening remarks to the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce all-candidates’ forum last night. Here are my opening remarks at the fair and well-run St. Alberta Chamber of Commerce all-candidates forum at the St. Albert Inn last night: My name is David Climenhaga and I’m asking for your vote on Monday. ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Absurd Panhandler Party

Making the morning commute a little brighter. Environmental (absurd) theatre at its best. Alltop just needs a few minutes of your attention too. Via Laughing Squid.