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'Crisis on Wheels' - a report on Toronto transit

They could zoom through underground tunnels at high speeds, transporting passengers to their destinations comfortably and efficiently. Canada's two new subways were considered marvellous feats of modern engineering in the 1950s and '60s. As the decades passed, Toronto's subway and Montreal's metro became more than just technological marvels — they were also places for people to meet, musicians to perform and artists to display their work.

A Special Report exploring important Toronto transit issues.

Medium: Television
Program: Toronto To-day
Broadcast Date: Feb. 7, 1960
Guest(s): Albert Campbell, Norman Goodhead, George Grant, Murray Jones, Allan Lamport, Mathew Lawson, Robert Moses, Charles Walton
Host: Bruce Marsh
Duration: 29:26

Last updated: February 28, 2013

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