Karen Stintz kills council’s buzz with her plans for the saved transit cash
By our count, the dizzying thrill of victory for council’s lefties and centrists lasted less than 24 hours. TTC chair—and big-time buzz kill—Karen Stintz says the $5 million in Josh Colle’s omnibus motion will likely go toward things like Wheel-Trans service, rather than staving off service cuts (as it was intended). Stintz says she can’t commit dollars to retaining bus service since Colle’s motion relies on surplus money; in other words, the TTC can’t count on that funding next year, so it’s best not to use it this year. Stintz, along with Ford and the mayor’s other supporters on council, considers surplus money to be one-time cash, and it’s the TTC board, not council, that has the final say on how the money is spent. Read the entire story [Torontoist] »
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is it 2014 yet?
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