Phil Prentice

6 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | @PhilPrentice | This site is meant to be a source of information; and a place for the exchange of ideas, comments, and concerns regarding traffic and transit in the GTAI am for changes and improvement to all forms of transportation and transit (including roads and expressways), but; as a proponent of subways, my biases will be towards connecting and completing the Sheppard Avenue and Scarborough (McCowan) subways - Once this connection is made, there are many other options that can be applied elsewhere in the city, but; we need to minimize the number of different modes of transit and transfers - Not everybody wants to travel to and from Union StationAlso; the first draft of my proposal for public transit in Scarborough and the surrounding area is ready – I have called it “SmarterTracks” – You can find it on this blog – Please be sure to leave your own comments and ideas – P.S. - If you connect with me and ask, I can forward a PDF of the maps – You will be able to scroll through the maps and see the progression

What the TTC would look like if Toronto stuck to plans

In the wake of dangerous overcrowding on the TTC, there's been renewed calls for the city to get on with building the Relief Line. If this is as bad …

Toronto

How to avoid the next UP Express debacle

UP Express, on the other hand, was envisioned as a stand-alone line, isolated from the transit networks in the region, and hence was doomed to fail …

Happy birthday to the Bloor-Danforth subway

If you're taking Line 2, the Bloor-Danforth subway, on Thursday morning, you may want to bring a cake and some candles, if you can squeeze them …

The World's 15 Most Complex Subway Maps

As ranked by a research team of mathematicians and theoretical physicists.<p>For all its colorful frenzied glory, the Tokyo Metro map isn’t the most complex subway guide in the world. New York and Paris both have it topped—at least in the eyes of one group of theoretical physicists and …

Maps