PortsToronto Announces New App – Billy™

By Thursday, September 3, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

On September 1, Ports Toronto announced launch of ‘Billy™’, a new mobile app, not to be confused with Ikea’s Billy bookcases. App as Convenience Billy™ will do wonderful things according to the press release. Indeed, Billy™ offers:  a flight-tracking tool ”that provides real-time flight updates; weather and traffic conditions for both departure and arrival cities”; airport information, including directions ...

BBTCA Tunnel – Every Picture Tells a Story

On July 30, PortsToronto opened the BBTCA Tunnel to time-sensitive business travellers and other customers. By all accounts it was a media hit. As of this writing, no media reported any streeters aka interviews with time-sensitive business travellers. So while we wait for user reviews, there are tea leaves to read that raise questions. A Picture’s ...

CommunityAIR Press Release on Tunnel

CommunityAIR issued the following press release July 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 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: ...

The PortsToronto EA and a Ray of Hope

“It’s quiet, too quiet”, is an old movie trope to denote an imminent threat or danger. It certainly has nothing to do with the noisy Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA)! The trope may be old but it still applies today when it comes to PortsToronto’s quest to expand BBTCA through its sham EA. The State ...

How to Make BBTCA Quiet

About 5:30 pm on Friday, June 19, Watefront Toronto organizers and staff started preparing for the Queen’s Quay Opening slated for 6 pm at the Simcoe WaveDeck. The screen shot below shows the location of the Simcoe WaveDeck. Location of the Opening Ceremonies The next screen shot shows the location of the WebTrak 5 monitor – the ...