Why is Canada a Public #Transit Laggard?

Here are thoughts as to why Canada is lagging on public transit so badly. I think the roots of the problem are in our vast distances between cities, and our difficult climate.

A little over 60 years ago, we had an electric streetcar network, so why and where did we take a wrong turn for short term gains using personal automobiles?

The wrong turn had GM and Firestone among those corporate malcontents steering politicians’ hands toward fuel-guzzling buses.

$5000 fine for GM, and a $1 fine for the person at GM behind the conspiracy that has cost municipalities across North America hundreds of billions of dollars in misspent, high-polluting infrastructure.


About John Klein

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