Agenda

Subway Planning Forum

AGENDA

Time

Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

17:30 
Registration / Sign-In
18:30  Welcome             

18:40  Toronto Transit Overview: Maintaining and expanding the system                              

18:55  Signalling: The technology behind Toronto's rail transit                             

19:05  GTA Transit Fundamentals: Why we need transit and what we should understand in assessing current rapid transit priorities            

19:15  Transport Economics: All of society in the long long run and confirmation bias            

19:20  Technical Reality Check: Planning, equity, economics, engineering and operations            

Panel discussion and audience Q&A moderated by Steve Paikin, TVO The Agenda 

20:10
Break
20:20 Political Transit Promises: The art of the possible?... or impossible?                                              

Panel discussion and audience Q&A moderated by Dr. Judy Farvolden, University of Toronto Transportation Research Insitute

21:20 Closing Remarks         

21:30
Adjourn