NoJetsTO Press Release on Tunnel Opening

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NoJetsTO issued a press release today to mark the opening of the BBTCA tunnel. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 30, 2015 Bungled-Up Tunnel Project Shows Port Authority Can’t Be Trusted Pedestrian Tunnel Foreshadows Airport Expansion: NoJetsTO TORONTO – Today’s opening of the Island Airport pedestrian tunnel, built strictly for passenger convenience, is a reminder of the Toronto Port Authority's broken promises ...

CommunityAIR Press Release on Tunnel

CommunityAIR issued the following press release June 30. $82.5M for Four Minutes of “Smoothing”? Questions Seeking Answers as Island Airport Tunnel Opens For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Contact: Brian Iler, Chair 416-835-4384 (cell) 416-598-0544 (work direct) CommunityAIR has some questions about the $82.5 million Island Airport tunnel, finally opening tomorrow: 1. “Smoothing”? The tunnel’s sole rationale is to smooth the flow ...

BBTCA Star Power

By Wednesday, July 29, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

On July 28, PortsToronto announced its all-star line-up of tunnel openers. This blog named three possible ribbon cutters and as it turns out two of the three are show ready. Ever aware of the charge of conflict of interest against him because his son will benefit monetarily if the airport is expanded to allow jets, Mayor ...

BBTCA Tunnel Questions

By Tuesday, July 28, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

The Announcement As the PortsToronto press release states, “A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place the morning of July 30, to celebrate the opening of the tunnel with the public able to access the tunnel shortly thereafter. Details are as follows: What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony When: July 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Where: Island-side Atrium at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Who: ...

Transport Canada, Aviation and Environment

By Thursday, July 23, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

It remains to be seen how Transport Canada will react to a Billy Bishop Toronto Centre Airport (BBTCA) Environmental Assessment (EA) that stops or restricts airport expansion. Transport Canada recently posted a document on its website concerning airports winter maintenance and planning. The advisory circular for airports that offer scheduled commercial service consolidates several circulars to ...