Category Archives: Transportation

Lawrence Solomon: Subways, profitable subways

Politics have transformed once economic subways into an unaffordable public transit option. Continue reading

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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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Lawrence Solomon: Big Brother takes the wheel

(October 17, 2013) ‘Smart roads’ would take the task of driving out of the hands of human drivers. 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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Lawrence Solomon: Move into the fast lane

(December 7, 2012) The U.S. has pioneered dynamic pricing of highway toll lanes. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Keep names, sell stations

(July 8, 2011) To minimize fare hikes on Toronto’s deficit-ridden transit system, a desperate Toronto Transit Commission decided this week to raise revenue from corporations by selling them naming rights to subway stations. Continue reading

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