Articles in Special Report: Truck Routes

Council Approves Modified Truck Route
While the Chamber decries Council tinkering with the plan in response to citizen complaints about safety, the plan itself amounted to little more than tinkering with the patchwork that preceded it.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 10, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (4 comments)

A New Truck Route Needs New Standards
An effective Truck Route Master Plan must take into account different truck sizes, distinguish through traffic from local traffic, and proceed from clear evidence, not assumptions.
by Daniel Rodrigues
Published June 09, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (16 comments)

Open Letter to Council: 54 Years Is Long Enough
The power to take through trucks off city streets is in Council's hands. Will you become part of the solution, or continue to hold our city back?
by Jason Leach
Published June 08, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (24 comments)

We Need Livable Neighbourhoods, Not More Studies
We don't need more studies to tell us what we already know about the corrosive effects of through trucks on city neighbourhoods. What we need is a real commitment to making our city livable.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 08, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (21 comments)

East Mountain Residents Painted as NIMBYs
For reasons of health, safety, and the environment, East Mountain residents want trucks off Kenilworth Access. City staff think the residents are really motivated by property values.
by John Neary
Published May 31, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (23 comments)

Open Letter to Council: Rethink the Truck Route Master Plan Study
Will the city's decision on Truck Routes help make Hamilton the best place to raise a child, or will it reveal our real priorities?
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 27, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (24 comments)

Tell Them to Truck Off
Taking the trucks off Dundurn North is a small inconvenience for truckers and a potentially life-saving victory for families who live with their faces pressed up against a minor arterial road.
by Jen Dawson
Published May 20, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (60 comments)

Truck Route Master Plan Study Fails Neighbourhoods
Once again, the goal of reclaiming urban communities from the din, pollution and peril of through truck traffic takes a back seat to narrow business imperatives.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 26, 2010 in Special Report: Truck Routes (33 comments)

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