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New Options for a Fort York Pedestrian Bridge

By | November 3, 2011

The following is from Councillor Mike Layton, who is updating us about options being put forward for a less expensive Fort York pedestrian and cycling bridge. You may remember that the original plan for the bridge was killed in an underhanded way by David Shiner, reportedly acting on orders from Rob Ford, because $23 million [...]

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Despite Campaign, Fort York Bridge proclaimed Dead

By | May 19, 2011

The Fort York Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge is, for all intents and purposes, dead. Some background, in case you haven’t been following along: You may remember our post from a couple weeks ago when the Public Works Committee decided that a beautiful pedestrian and cyclist bridge that would link historic Fort York (and waterfront neighbourhoods) [...]

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Two Things you can do to Support the Fort York Bridge

By | May 13, 2011

This information is from Save the Fort York Bridge , who is publicizing the following to help drum up support for overturning the decision to scrap the beautiful pedestrian and cyclist bridge planned for Fort York: 1. 1000 Letters to Mayor. The Battle Is On To Save The Fort York Bridge https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=144787658927784 Thu May 12 between [...]

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Join the Email Campaign to save the Fort York Bridge

By | May 11, 2011

You may remember our post from a couple weeks ago when the Public Works Committee decided that a beautiful pedestrian and cyclist bridge that would link historic Fort York (and waterfront neighbourhoods) to the park system and neighbourhoods north of the railway tracks along the waterfront) cost too much money and it would be better [...]

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Public Works Committee Kills Fort York Bridge

By | April 27, 2011

The dismantling of Toronto continues, sadly, with the Public Works Committee nixing plans for a beautiful cyclist and pedestrian bridge (above) meant to link Fort York to neighbourhoods and parks north of the rail corridor. Even though financing for the bridge is already budgeted, Councillor David Shiner, a Rob Ford ally who subscribes to the [...]

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