Top Planner Says Toronto Is Crumbling

Toronto's public transit, housing, and social services, sidewalks, streets, and parks are in trouble.
July 11, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Bedford's list of grievances is long and familiar; it includes everything from the lack of adequate funding for public transit, housing and social services to the expansion of the island airport and the terrible state of the public realm, the sidewalks, streets and parks...Despite the current round of trophy projects — Daniel Libeskind at the Royal Ontario Museum, Frank Gehry at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Sir Norman Foster at the University of Toronto, Will Alsop at the Ontario College of Art and Design — it's the space between buildings that worries Bedford."

Thanks to Geoffrey Singer

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Published on Friday, July 11, 2003 in The Toronto Star
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