After the Thanksgiving break, Mayoral candidate Brad Clark has come out swinging on transit. Andrew Dreschel writes: With less than two weeks to Election Day, Brad Clark has dramatically reframed the LRT debate. The Stoney Creek councillor and former Ontario transportation minister initially trumpeted bus rapid transit as a cheaper alternative to light rail, which […]
By Margaret Shkimba SEE MORE by this author It was with heartfelt dismay that I read the comments recently made by city councillor and mayoral candidate Brad Clark dismissing the need for LRT in the Greater Hamilton Area as wanted but not needed. Not only that, he has filed a freedom of information request with […]
It’s clear that LRT is an election issue. Above: Spectator editorial cartoonist Graeme MacKay speculates on delays that might occur before Hamilton gets LRT. Below, Spectator columnist Andrew Dreschel reports on the funding scenario being promoted by the NDP. * * * By Andrew Dreschel NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says Hamilton’s proposed LRT system should […]
By Matthew Van Dongen Attention light-rail fans: Mayor Bob Bratina says he’s always been keen on LRT. Just not along the $800-million east-west route council is asking the province to fund.