This is resurrecting Transit City, Nunziata insists -- the project of the old Miller regime. #TOCouncil
RT @JohnLorinc: #tocouncil Nunziata "I don't care what you put underground, as long as it's underground." I propose we begin w/ her coun ...
Cllr Nunziata asks about St Clair delays for Emergency vehicles. #T0council
RT @JProskowGlobal: Yesterday, during a TV interview, Nunziata spoke repeatedly about how the Eglinton LRT would link to the airport.
RT @JohnLorinc: #Tocouncil Webster: EMS, firetrucks, etc. can use the St.CW ROW.
RT @GraphicMatt: Nunziata is trying to point out that the St. Clair ROW has held up ambulances and so people have died. Also we can't re ...
Cllr Perks says Cllr Nunziata has "crossed a line" by not treating member of staff with respect. #T0council
RT @lizchurchto: Cllr Perks says Cllr Nunziata has "crossed a line" by not treating member of staff with respect. #T0council
RT @NOWTorontoNews: Nunziata seems to feel streetcars have turned St. Clair into a hellscape of stalled ambulances and uncleared snow #T ...
Cllr Perks returns to KPMG report. CFO confirms financing of Sheppard subway could affect city credit rating. #T0council
Cllr Gord Perks argues that building light rail builds density and transit demand, so u can build subways later. #TOCouncil
What we have is a mish mash, says TTC vice chair Milcyzn, lamenting the mess at city council. 'This all about politics.' #TOcouncil
Cllr Doug Ford now asks TTC GM questions. Asks if LRT is a Band-aid. GM says no. #T0council
RT @lizchurchto: Cllr Doug Ford now asks TTC GM questions. Asks if LRT is a Band-aid. GM says no. #T0council
An angry Doug Ford calls St Clair streetcar right of way a total disaster.
Cllr Ford says he is hearing a lot of excuses on St Clair. Calls it "a disaster.".#T0council
Stintz says her proposal leaves door open for Ford's Sheppard subway and leaves an extra billion for other transit. #TOcouncil
He has a habit of that @goldsbie: CityNews' Andrew Krystal just pissed off a hell of a lot of reporters at once.
Cllr Stintz tells reporters she plans to extend deadline for expert panel to end of March.
Council breaks for lunch. Returns at 2#T0council
I am back. Thanks, Ann and Tom. We're still waiting for council to return from lunch.
Council is back. Mayor Rob Ford is about to speak.
Mayor Ford moves to defer matter to a different "expert panel". #T0council
Expert panel would report back within 30 days
Mayor Ford suggests punting the Eglinton transit issue to an expert panel, to report within 30 days. #TOCouncil
Ford saying councillors don't have enough info to make decisions
Mayor Ford says debating Toronto's future without facts. #T0council
Ppl don't want "streetcar city," asserts Mayor Ford. They want (wait for it) subways. #TOCouncil
Mayor Ford: The people of Toronto have spoken loud and clear. They want subways. "They do not want another St. Clair disaster. "#T0council
I campaigned on subways, that's what we have to do, says Ford
Council meeting has recessed until 2 pm. We'll reconvene then.
Ford says it is a "perfect opportunity" to listen to people. #T0council
Ford thanks Cllr Thompson for trying to strike a compromise yesterday
"I campaigned on subways, that's what we have to do." - Ford
Mayor Ford thanks Cllr Thompson for trying to strike deal Tuesday. #T0council
Mayor says people want reliable, underground public transit. #T0council
"Folks... people want underground reliable transit. That's as clear as the days are long." - Ford
Mayor Ford says it is not the time to play politics, and gets rumbles from crowd. #T0council
Ford says generations will thank us for planning ahead and building a subway system. #T0council
If Ford is so adamant that underground is the way to go, why strike an expert panel? What if it goes against him? #TOCouncil
Mayor says, "People do not want a streetcar city, they want a subway city "#T0council
I am very, very confident the province will continue with underground transit, says Ford. #TOCouncil
Mayor says hopes council listens to voters. #T0council
Ford concludes his speech. Now questions from members