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Toronto’s Transit Future

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Streetcars have been a core feature of Toronto’s transit system since the late 19th century. A 1960s plan to phase them out was rescinded in 1972 because so many Torontonians served by streetcars protested. Replacing them with buses would, in retrospect, have been disastrous for traffic in the downtown core, with intolerable congestion and carbon emissions.

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