Shift Rapid Transit Recommendation

The question has been asked, what has changed? Simple answer.  Timing.  The preliminary recommendation that was identified in November is still the longer term solution.

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London's Downtown Belongs to Everyone and is Our Calling Card to the World

With more and more people seeking to call urban areas their home, we must focus more on transportation to get them around the city.

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The Stars are Seldom this Well Aligned


In order to compete in an increasingly globalized economy where both capital and labour can move around the world, London needs a strategy to attract and retain talent.

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Public Spaces: Creating Cities for People


The cities in which we live play a vital role in our health, well-being and overall quality of life. One of the largest contributors in cities to one's quality of life is the public spaces and streets that exist. Public spaces, which includes streets, provide the opportunity for people to come together in their cities and neighbourhoods.

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It's Time to Reimagine What Transit in London Should Look Like


Students in London make up the single largest ridership for transit in the city of London. We rely on the bus to get us to school, to work and everywhere else in-between. But right now, the transit system in London is simply not working for students and it's not working for Londoners.

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Shifting to Better Health!

There’s been growing interest in rapid transit since Mayor Matt Brown announced London’s new Shift initiative during his State of the City address. The process to re-imagine how people move from one place to another in our City is underway, and we’re all being asked to contribute our thoughts and ideas.

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Shift: An Important Discussion/Shaping London's Future

Historically the street was a place to meet with our neighbours. They were the places where we celebrated our victories and shared our collective losses. Streets helped to define a city’s culture and identity, and shaped how they grew.

If streets shape neighbourhoods then our mode of transportation shapes the streets.

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The Need for Rapid Transit in London

Over the past decade, Londoner’s have experienced a transit system that has exceeded its capacity, resulting in declining service quality, and inability to address the growing needs and expectations of Londoners.

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Using Rapid Transit as a Tool for City-building – Shifting our Thinking About Growth

Conservative estimates show that London will grow by about 80,000 people and over 40,000 jobs in the next 20 years.  Consider this – before any of this growth we already generate about 700,000 trips of different kinds in our city each day!  And, the growth we expect over the next two decades will lead to tens of thousands more trips, generating enough traffic to cripple our city with congestion and gridlock.

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Moving London Forward – Time to ReThink Mobility

Welcome to the launch of Shift – London’s Rapid Transit initiative. It is a discussion that will shape how London will grow over the next 20 years, and a discussion we want you to be part of.

Today we hear comments about congested roadways, both from drivers and public transit passengers. London is not only a city of trees, but also rivers and railways. Traffic on our roadway system is constrained by these crossings. Whether you are waiting at a railway crossing for the train to go by or sitting in traffic at one of the pinch points crossing the river, it is obvious that as the City grows, congestion is getting worse.

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