CBC bids adieu to longtime traffic guy Jim Curran, sending tipsters into mourning

CBC bids adieu to longtime traffic guy Jim Curran, sending tipsters into mourning

Life without Jim Curran? (Image: Lingaraj G J) 

After serving as the CBC’s traffic guy since 1972, Jim Curran rides into a gridlocked sunset today. Curran’s retirement announcement was met with an outpouring of support from listeners, including the drivers who depend on his reporting, but also the non-drivers who also depend on his reporting as a constant reminder of why they bike or take transit. Speaking on Here and Now, Curran assured listeners that his decision “was not made in haste.” Actually, with the city heading into a new era of doom trolleys and traffic chaos, it’s probably a good time to bail. Read the entire story [CBC] »