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Kingston-to-Toronto GO Train Expansion

Mayor Gerretsen’s recent decision to seek the soon-to-be-vacant federal Liberal nomination caught a lot of people by surprise, including city councilors and prospective mayoral candidates.  One such councilor, Rick Downes, saw the announcement as an opportunity to launch his third bid for the city’s mayoralty.  While Downes has served as

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Battling Single Occupancy Vehicles in Kingston

With construction season about to pick up steam, the closure of major arterial routes such as Division Street will undoubtedly put addition strain on alternate avenues throughout the city. This will result in some additional headaches for drivers, however our local commuter woes still pale in comparison to larger centres.

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Best of 2011: Light Rail Transit

Our weekly polls once again proved to be a fantastic mechanism for gauging community support, while one of the most talked about polls from 2011 focused on the necessity of light rail transit in Kingston.  Our readers weighed in with their experience using mass transit in other cities, they proposed

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Six Questions for Mary Rita Holland

1. Kingston has made some modest strides over the past few years to become Canada’s most sustainable city. What are the key environmental areas that you feel the city needs to improve upon? If elected, how would you and your party support continued green development in the Limestone City? One

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Six Questions for Robert Kiley

1. Kingston has made some modest strides over the past few years to become Canada’s most sustainable city. What are the key environmental areas that you feel the city needs to improve upon? If elected, how would you and your party support continued green development in the Limestone City? In

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Does Kingston Need Light Rail Transit?

In January 2002, Kingston’s Transportation Master Plan reported that: during the afternoon commuter peak hour, 82 percent of trips were made by car, 11 per cent by walking, 6 percent by transit (3 percent school bus and 3 percent public transit) and just over 1 percent by cycling. Over the

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