Thank you, no jets leads to new possibilities

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Finally sanity will return to Toronto's Waterfront, and we have to thank Adam Vaughan, Justin Trudeau, and the election of a majority Liberal government. With the announcement in Ottawa on Monday by Liberal Party spokesperson Daniel Lauzon, that the Canadian government would not open the Tripartite Agreement to allow jets at the Billy Bishop Toronto City ...

The future vs the past of the Waterfront

Bill Freeman On Thursday, May 28, the Toronto Society of Architects held a public meeting on the Island Airport. It was a clash between the forces of the future, expressed by Ken Greenberg, architect and planner, and the past, advocated by Robert Deluce, CEO of Porter Airlines. These are some lines from Ken Greenberg's presentation that I ...

Big cities are closing their small airports

In Toronto some assume that, because the Island Airport (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) exists, it should be expanded by lengthen the runways to allow jets. But expanding small airports is not what is happening in other North American cities. Meigs Field. The X marks were created by bulldozers to stop flights. On March 31, 2003 ...