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Toronto Mayor Wants a 'Transit Czar'

Toronto Mayor John Tory knows the city's residents take transit seriously, so he's appointing a new position: transit czar.
November 9, 2018, 10am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Dupont Station, Toronto

"Toronto's transit system needs a czar, Mayor John Tory announced Thursday."

John Rieti reports that Tory, "fresh off a resounding re-election, says the city will create a transit expansion office that will be the 'single point of contact' for city divisions, the TTC, Metrolinx and other levels of government working on projects in Toronto."

Rieti adds: "Transportation was the top issue ahead of October's election, according to the tens of thousands of people who used CBC Toronto's civic engagement tool, Vote Compass."

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Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in CBC
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