Category Archives: Public transit

Taxi-sharing as region’s transit answer

(February 10, 2014) Lawrence Solomon’s call for an overhaul of how taxicabs are licenced could apply to Windsor-Essex, reports WindsorOntarioNews.com. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Fill ‘er up, with people

(January 16, 2014) Traffic congestion would disappear if the government regulations that cause it were abolished. Continue reading

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Smart roads are making new mass transit and expressways obsolete

(September 5, 2013) Satellite technology tracks traffic along all routes, changing rates on the fly. Continue reading

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Could Toronto make 905ers pay more to park?

Lawrence Solomon recommends a “user-pay” toll that could be used to lower Toronto taxes — so city residents still benefit and the free-riders pay. Continue reading

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When is dense just plain dense?

(June 8, 2011) The Urban Renaissance Institute promotes higher urban densities and narrower right of ways … but not in all cases. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Transit competition

(February 25, 2011) Urban Renaissance Institute executive director Lawrence Solomon argues that Toronto should follow the UK’s example, and privatize the TTC. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Let private enterprise build subways

(January 28, 2011) Private subways could be a profitable enterprise, and would save taxpayers money. All we need to do is let them build it. Continue reading

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