On its opinion pages, the Toronto Star bashes mayor Ford for the very public removal of the chief general manager of the city's transit commission, who had the audacity to, "express a professional opinion at odds with Ford's reckless demand for more subways - a transit option that the city can't afford and doesn't need."
Despite the pleas of Premier Dalton McGuinty to solve the transit squabble and the objections of a multitude of area officials, "With the confidence of a sleepwalker, utterly unaware of surrounding reality, the mayor blithely insists Toronto must build subways. A solid majority of Toronto city council has voted against his plan. A host of credible transit analysts - not just Webster - have found Ford's vision wanting."
The good news for residents of Toronto is that it appears the resurrected plans for Transit City will likely proceed without Ford's support.