Reza Khoshdel Profile picture
Sep 7, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
Regardless of whether or not its a done deal, all candidates should be honest & open about where they stand on the LRT vs Subway issue because it sheds light on their decision making skills. Failure to do so is a disservice to the residents they strive we serve.

#TOpoli #ONpoli
Some of my opponents are too cozy with the Mayor to speak out about what's truly best for Scarborough - and that clearly isn't a subway.
The argument of "something is better than nothing" may be logically correct, but we are better than that. #Toronto has a serious fiscal problem so we need to use every penny as wisely as we can and a subway is an affront to that principle.
The amount of money spent on this subway is simply an ineffective and inefficient use of public funds with respect to the amount of utility we will receive from it.

Money spent vs coverage/ridership gained simply doesn't add up.
Another clear benefit is higher property values for homes and businesses located near a transit station.
Did I mention it would be cheaper and quicker to build the LRT? AND service more people?
I can keep going.....

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