Toronto·Transit grades

Comparing the candidates' transit plans

Who has the best transit plan in the mayor's race?

Experts review platforms from Chow, Ford and Tory

Doug Ford, John Tory and Olivia Chow appear at CBC's town hall debate. (Patrick Morrell/CBC)

Who has the best transit plan in the mayor's race?

Well, it depends who you ask. If you ask three different experts, you might get three different answers.

So CBC's Metro Morning asked three different transit experts to review each candidate's platform and come up with a letter grade for each.

To assess and grade the transit plans of Olivia Chow, Doug Ford and John Tory, Metro Morning enlisted a panel of:

  • Paul Bedford, a former city planner and former director of Metrolinx.
  • Eric Miller, a University of Toronto professor and transit expert.
  • Murtaza Haider, an associate professor at Ryerson's Ted Rogers School of Management, specializing in transportation management.

To read their take on the transit plans, click through the following links to read three separate assessments with three separate letter grades.


Olivia Chow


Doug Ford


John Tory


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