Other Important Financial Other Issues Advice Advice Important Important Important (Combine (Combine (Combine Issues 1 Issues 2 Issues 3 d) ResponseID d) City Our d) Own a business Postal Code (Combined) Individual or Organization (Combined)(Com plays a vital role in providing us quality services Why and would you infrastruct choose to ure that be a City we cannot Councillor afford to if not to pay for as aspire to individuals delivering . When excellent we pool public city our services? resources We need together, our city we can services build a to remain great city public so that that they creates are opportuniti affordable es, , mitigates accessible inequality, and and accountab Poverty, benefits le to equity and maintainin all of us . residents Public affordabilit g public The City of Transit R_efegRF22FgJYjuk y services should Toronto. Individual m6h No If we want Toronto to be a world- class city that is attractive to people, we need to cut services like paying off-duty cops $60/hr, NOT arts & culture, transporta tion, infrastruct ure etc. I think most people Developin Culture is would be g green & more willing to arts important foot a Cutting innovation than small costs on s that will sport, increase off-duty make don't in property Improving cops pay, Toronto know why taxes if it TTC - not more those are meant NOT subsidized modern in the Toronto cutting camp and same could be routes R_6XQLfu44oTsvvyQ programs attractive category more Individual M4X No I have a fear that the Lawrence Heights renewal project will be killed with the changes to the TPH board. The success of the Regent Park redevelop ment is Think for attracting themselve world- s and not wide as "yes attention men/wom lack of which is en" to the the loss of long term what this increase Mayor and Transit vision for cuts to city property his City the R_bKpNROG0SCaRC6g city services needs. taxes brother Individual M6H No Communit support y zoning/byl for Agencies, aws communit resident affordable inconsiste y engagem housing R_8c73QwR8faPjI4k ncy agencies ent Individual m1e No Supportin ga liveable and equitable city where all people can thrive and contribute to communit y. We need to pay attention to the environme nt, ensure a great transporta tion ensuring system adequate and incomes ensure The city programs so that affordable must and people housing is maintain services can being its level of for the adequatel delivered services people y bring up by to those who live affordable their governme most in here R_3elgbOn4WlnYgh6 housing children nt. need. Individual M3J No The current governanc e model leads to far too many compromi ses. A post- amalgama Just keep tion funding Lack of an Toronto them, Lack of overall does not please. revenue to political need to be We're in support vision for the same danger of important Transit Toronto's from top falling Think long- services R_d1gBNt5EYI2EetS planning growth to bottom. behind. term. Individual M5A No I believe the employee s of the City of Toronto are being unfairly targeted and labelled as lazy and dishonest. In an attempt to find gravy, as promised in his campaign, the Mayor has turned the communit y against certain groups such as threatenin cutting TCHC, killing g services TTC and Transit Waterfron to lower garbage City R_6likLEqMM5WVg9Kt Toronto taxes collection. Individual M6K Yes Stressing again the importanc e of openness and transpare ncy. I do not feel the current administra tion is doing a good job of this. Feel that decisions are made behind Think long Think long closed term. term. doors Don't Don't without sacrifice sacrifice the the future the future involveme to pay for to pay for Lack of Lack of nt of today. today. Transpare efficient communit Keep that Keep that ncy/Com mass y, council. in mind in mind municatio transporta Relive the when when Service n in tion to mayor considerin considerin cuts in Municipal poor should g selling g selling 2012 Governme neighbour make city city budget R_0uHcY3sk7EqE2Us nt hoods himself assets. assets. Individual M6E No R_eW03p0ndMRL0jYM -99 M4M No Be mindful the city about the should benefits of download drop in some of services... their how services cheap like they are to downloadi shelters run given ng city run and the crime social housing to reduction, services the non poverty to the non profit reduction profit sector as roles they sector...ch this will play in eaper provide keeping communit maximum neighbour youth y based services hoods engagem solutions for fewer safe and ent/emplo transporta to social dollars working yment R_1XrGbdcGF8pQgqopoverty tion issues invested well for all Individual m6g No Public Social Environm Transit R_1NvUOPx50hIYd9OServices ent Individual M5T No Arts and culture funding not only enhances the value of our city in an economic way, provides substantia l jobs for numerous citizens, it also contribute s to the brand of the city, and how the city values itself. Arts and culture support goes Arts and beyond The TTC Culture Bike funding a and support culture bunch of Transit and and bike festivals, it City LRTs R_dh5q6qheMLhJBac funding lanes is an Individual M6H Yes Impose a tax on people who want VEHICLE to drive REGISTR into the ATION downtown TAX / / core from Also: the increase suburbs in taxes on order to gasoline, pay for and/or public charge transit. / / people to Be unnecess Also, drive from transpare ary and reinstate the nt! harmful the suburbs Consult privatizati reduction decline in vehicle into with on of in social TTC registratio downtown constituen services R_e4pGOL22q4L6z6k spending service n tax. . ts! Individual M6H No Public libraries, accessibili Poverty R_3KMTNbJrbI9qwfO Literacy Jobs ty Individual M4M No Change parking rules during rush hours (which should be extended to include 3 to 7pm) ... and enforce the rules to reduce Transit gridlock developm Budget Road throughou ent R_8HfosRlwhpmzktm deficit conditions t the city. Individual M4M No Lack of / ignoring Transit, communit LRT, Bus Paid Duty y cancellatio Toronto consultati ns R_2c8B2KImAZzUDyI Police on Individual M9B Yes The city Consider should that stop downtown Providing making is the and 'rookie heart of maintainin mistakes' the city-- g services that result and that to in huge Toronto marginaliz increases would be ed to police nothing communiti salaries without it. es, and Downtown including instead is more gay/lesbia use that than a n/trans money to theme communiti fund other park for es; services people in controls that the on ever- actually suburbs to expanding make the visit, enjoy police city a and then budget; better abandon-- finding place to it has solutions live in: citizens, other than investmen communiti privatizati t in es, on for communiti cultures services es, in and like culture, in values all garbage, marginaliz its own, communit ed groups that feed Privatizati y housing, and in the into those Housing Culture R_3xGsPe3UsZN1Z1W on etc. health and of the rest Individual M4X Yes TTC - public heritage transporta preservati Bike lanes tion R_bEgpdEATHbCjOCM on Individual M6P No Our cities Invest Council parks are Toronto knows it is a vital and Build vitally resource, Toronto important as are all are great to save our options to money public/out develop and cut door and sell costs - I spaces. Toronto's agree waterfront real wholehear developm estate. tedly. But, ent has Investmen not at the been ts (similar expense slow, but as the of the last Teacher's delivering few years recent quality it has investmen services been t in the to really Leafs) residents. tremendo could also (It was us - keep be disappoint it up! The beneficial. ing to see Toronto I think the Urban Island sponsorsh Affairs needs ip (like library continual Scotiaban closed investmen k + Nuit and bus t, same Blanche routes for and cut). If this communit Mastercar means economic y d+ raising transporta developm recreation Winterlicio property Budget R_8dWziaKiyZY4Ozi tion ent . Our ski us) are taxes, Individual M6P No Oh my god this city is making me crazy. / / First of all, I'm tired of not being able to get on public transit at a major intersectio n after work because its full. because THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH FOR THE POPULAT ION. / / Secondly, why the hell is Roncesval Public Constructi The Rent les still in Transit on Is Too ruins? Sucking Sucking Damn Because You are Hard. R_aaZm6lPSZm0rw6UHard. High. the city failing. Individual M6R No user fees should be kept low since they are used by the most vulnerable . property taxes are progressiv This e. I have a survey big home tool was Expanding and I will great but light rapid pay my did not transit to taxes for work Homeless all corners it, it's only consistent Transit R_8lltd8f8VmSQK7G Childcare ness of the city. fair. ly. Individual m6n No Transport Infrastruct ation R_2bqqjiCJOIUi8SM Poverty ure Individual m5a No The eliminatio n or lack Don't of respect nickel and for various dime us Listen to boards for the public High cost The rush and the services more and of Police to shabby raise the quit services privatizati treatment taxes and carrying and rich on without of the provide out an contract adequate TCHC the imaginary awarded R_2b1IBsjs8LRSeoc study board services mandate Individual m4k No Transport Quality of ation R_7OhEWTHkrxk0n2sLiveability Services Individual M6J Yes Effective public transit must cover the entire city. Bicycling must be recognize d as a valid alternative to automobil I believe The city is es. Traffic that PPPs not a is a can work, business. disease, but there It is an like have to be organizati cancer or strict on heart safeguard designed disease, s in place to provide and to prevent services should be exploitatio to the afforded n of the public, not similar city by the a profit to importanc private sharehold Transit R_6LLO1tIWjdP44Dy Traffic Planning e. partners. ers. Individual M6P Yes The City should use its powers under the City of Toronto Act to raise revenue in creative ways that place the greatest burden on those with the means to pay. The City should Mayor also Ford continue promised to no service advocate cuts. for Torontoni Not provincial ans took enough and him at his funding federal word. Now from programs he must Poor provincial/ that either deliver on transporta Increasing federal provide that no- tion levels of governme more cuts network R_9YTKz8CcBxpd6Ty poverty nts revenue to mandate. Individual M5R No Services should not be cut. The budget is Bring running Back the into a Vehicle deficit for Registrati 2012 and on Tax. It it is scary was a lot how so of money many that is services now not seem to getting Maintenan be into the DO NOT Service Garbage ce to doomed city's CUT cuts R_4ZUxRZUsUHqOwni collection parks to be cut. coffers. THEM Individual m6k No Transport ation R_3wQ2MuF3SmsLYP2 Housing Education Individual M5A No Comprehe nsive, city- wide Infrastruct transit Transit R_emQkDutA8fV3mssure Poverty planning. Individual M6H No Privatizati on leads Developm to inferior Raise Transit R_6nAJsuPqq8swt4E ent service. taxes. Individual m5r No People who make over Stop $100,000 wasting a year on money on the city campaigni pay role ng to get should rid of take a graffiti! minimum This 5% pay wasn't a cut. / / problem Decrease before Police and know funding / / they are TOLL the Aging just going DVP and Budget Infrastruct Garbage to make it the Deficit R_2g8T9fGRXEPntaY ure collection worse! Gardner! Individual M4Y No Affordable Reinstate and the effective vehicle environme public registratio poverty R_7aIKwFYOuMEqhKY transit nt transit n tax. Individual M4Y No don't throw out all the good things that Toronto does- toronto needs to say a global and Canadian leader in cities- don't become too locally focussed and short term thinking - being a many of municipal our future global challenge leader, s are working global and as a we need region to to keep increase this good services outlook as quality of and part of the life for environme parks and opportuniti cities residents nt R_9ABPAT1ZlHRjWEA recreation es culture Individual M6S Yes Don't sell off assets (enwave, Toronto communit y Housing, land, etc...) to cover future budget shortfalls. Go after actual 'gravy' like the Toronto Police budget, get them to make cuts and Cut the stop waste. handing Stop them looking for wads of more cash year funding, after year just find (crime is efficiency.. down and .especially balance budgets through the budget Transport Bike up for excess now, not ation/TTC R_0qPciXw7hEx3R1a Lanes Budget 20+yrs). staffing. later. Individual M5R No make Bike more bike Lanes lanes more bike more bike awarenes awarenes s. and s grants More funding and funding and funding for grants for opportuniti Dufferin visual es for grove Support artists and artist park and Bike for the academic more food city park Lanes R_3W45eEhfgUzaXze arts transit s stands bike lanes Individual m6h No We need to hear from all people in the city, not just a few with Rapid connectio transit ns with needed councillor ALL over Recreatio s or the the city R_096iI598Qayg7dO Clean city nal needs mayor. Individual M6M No We need more leadership in promoting alternative modes of transport Waterfron beside the t use of developm cars in our Transit R_cT7KlCQBMO52kJuCycling ent city Individual m6h No ensuring ensure council ensuring a Toronto listens to presentabl responsibl maintains split the e the people e city a world city to pre- downtown not the governme class amalgama - tourism R_bejdeBIvT6jGlh2 mayor nt status. tion Individual M4Y No Cost Budget Reduction Privatizati Shortfall R_8ccEieH8SVoqlms s on Individual M6L No The city should definitely consider helping the poor, the working poor and the middle class - all groups that have seen real income seriously decline over the Very last two carefully. decades. The Raise governme minimum nt should wage, aim to raise serve the welfare majority of payouts, us who decrease are not red tape wealthy that stops and who poor rely on a people variety of Environm Housing from city Transit R_6Pd8zWWE0VcJiT2ent Costs keeping services. Individual m6c Yes Services should not be cut and taxes should not be raised nor user fees applied. Do not give the Cut ttc, salaries municipal and cut employee transporta health waste in s etc more tion R_bNGARm03MyKrbXm care services none city hall money!!! Individual M1K No Increases in fees to citizens (both user and property tax) cause complaint s in the short term but quiet down in the long term. It will always be more popular to lower a tax rather than raise it but there are a few Consider of us out Increasing adding there who population Environm user fees know that (Planning ental to taxes are and programs services essential approving (need for that are for city continued traditionall providing growth developm y funded services. / and ent, Public entirely by / I also developm support, transit property hope that ent) R_9RKO81J0NV2y6Dq and focus) (TTC) tax. Toronto Individual M2J No reduce costs by evaluating each request for purchase. Get rid of budgets for departme nts, agencies Don't let and the boards. / majority eliminate Run dictate, let eliminate spending everything logic be Reduce green money on like a tight the property energy reduce green household deciding taxes R_er32AdziiRYcCB6 costs services initiatives. . factor. Individual NOT No we need When to deciding eliminate to all paid outsource duty for ask this police and Go after important limit other question. overtime levels of Is the 3) we governme lower cost need to do nt , e.g. to away with federal outsource police governme on the retention nt should backs of bonuses pick up the 4) we the tab for workers need to housing who might establish all the be paid Toronto refugees far less residency that are in than city requireme TCHC workers nts for buildings (in order cops and as well as for the other city other company workers. extra to make a No more costs profit). If burden collecting associate the placed on a 6-figure d with answer is services salary in refugees yes by Toronto and (invariably refugees and living immigrant it is) then Toronto Loss of and in Ajax 5) s ,. e.g. outsourcin Police trust in immigrant we need ESL g is bad salaries R_eRk58D4k26WeTFqpolice s to roll programs for the Individual m5a No Effective Find and managem eliminate ent and wasteful assignme projects nt of City and Transport Bike employee departme ation R_20mhhY95m1TtjFO Lanes Parks s. nts. Individual M9P No Possibility of reduced public accountab ility if certain services (such as garbage collection & housing) are privatized. The politicizing of many funding issues with every election cycle is damaging the City's ability to properly possible conduct quality of inadequat cancellatio life cycle life for reduced e capital n of cost seriously everyone transit funding Toronto analysis commit to instead of service for for public waterfront and a long- just tax 2011 R_6KxupSYSzAkPH5atransit projects adhere to term plan rates Individual m5t No Protect those most public vulnerable transit, . Too light rail, Upload to much is open traffic the spent on budget keeping consultati congestio province policing shortfall R_cBbkaAhSpj4jz36 services on n or feds. and roads Individual M6R No Efficiencie Maintain s and Budget Public accountab Cost Pressures R_aibDBzbUAa7NgVu Services ility Recovery Individual M6K No Road pricing! Also, Sales tax (an additional 1 percent on HST going to cities); vehicle registratio n tax, gas tax suppleme nt, higher taxes on entertain affordable ment and The city housing, hotels, needs accessibili keep the funding ty for land sources people transfer that grow with tax (and with the disabilities possibly economy. , increase it Property transporta affordable traffic/gridl for second taxes are tion R_a41WVInAflsNyks budget housing ock homes) dumb. Individual M5P No Let's build a city for the future, I am we can't willing to exist on pay for the work good that was services done 40 Public environme and a years ago transit R_6saHXnuoGlaPFCk Poverty nt great city! forever. Individual M1L No The City You need should to care remember about that the housing decisions for all you make people, now will including have real those conseque most in nces and need. any cuts The City you make Please should to save know that care money many of about may have us love ensuring the effect this city. It that our of is not a public increasing business The need spaces costs but a The need to ensure are given (social or living for Ensuring that opportuniti financial) entity with programs the rights pedestrian es to grow elsewhere real that make and paths and and thrive . Please conseque the City a voices of routes and that, do not be nces meaningfu citizens through notwithsta hasty in when l and are heard the City nding any your decisions communit and that are perceived decisions are made y- we do not accessible inefficienci and carelessly promoting fall victim , timely es, those please do or with an place to to the and attributes not let eye to live, opinions effective, of a political solely the regardless of the loud regardless communit disposition bottom of cost. R_3BFVgKp89uNKOc4 minority. of cost. y- outweigh line. Individual M4X No - more bike If we want lanes, to road tolls compete like with New Europe, York, car-free London streets and Paris, (Yonge, then we Kensingto need to n Market invest in area, U of transit, the T, waterfront Ryerson, and our etc.), light- parks. rail, People continue don't visit with Paris Waterfron because t process, it's architectur balanced al its budget, excellenc people e (4-stack visit to see ice-pad the great and bridge museums Waterfron over Fort and parks. Transit R_0B6cFhVv4YtXdM8 t Budget York). / / Individual M5G No Invest in the long term. Improve public transporta tion, pedestrian options, cycling paths to reduce gridlock and improve health. Driving a car is like Yes. having a Think giant about the wheelchai long term r to move not just people. until the Intensifyin next g area election. densities You may like Yonge not get and immediate Sheppard gratificatio Gridlock have n, but you and turned it will be transporta into a doing the tion R_72OnYGlYY926Tha Pollution Density ridiculous right thing. Individual m2j No homeless traffic R_6x8YQMHUFeu4JN2 ness taxes Individual M5G No cut the wastes don't be a Privatizati inside the spending safety R_25zFI2mv74FnUCE Taxes ons city hall !! spree waste Individual m1k No Another downtown Infrastruct Environm subway Transit R_5bheYt9tbxAeUkI ure ent line Individual M6J No Transport Budget ation R_cMTSmifRIplx9oU Deficit Individual m5t No costs of services and which costs of cost of cost of are programs garbage services important R_6z1uycYxOUtmuWM Individual m2h Yes Financial assistanc e to social causes and arts groups should only be done by "matching grants" up to but not greater than money raised privately, with no other governme nt support Yearly get the reports of basics grant right and applicatio the rest ns must duplicatio will take be Deficit / n of frivolous care of mandatory debt R_79ubLLv575mimgI service programs itself . Individual M4Y No Transit R_5tfQxXLCmSW1DN2 Jobs Safety Individual M5v Yes I would have paid more property That a city tax this is more year. I than would garbage, have paid sewers the $60 and car tax. I potholes. believe in That a a healthy truly good city and city looks taxes are beyond what it this to see costs to what live in makes it one. good - its Those diversity, taxes its culture, were its green frozen and space and ended for the way it the sake treats its not of a photo citizens keeping pennywise op and a (NOT arts and up with pound sound "customer culture will other foolish bite. As I s") go on the cities in decisions said through chopping terms of a made by earlier - transpare block to knowledg current penny ncy and help fill e based council wise and accountab this "gap" R_4Z2nAfVPAPi1y8A economy executive pound ility. Individual M6K No - too much red tape restricting businesse s / - too many committee s and special interest group sell non- getting revenue be over waste at hand-outs generating business high taxes spending R_50XARHxmZUB2VyQ city hall / assets friendly Individual m5v No User fees are a good way, however it should be charged directly to the user, proportion ate to the level of use. It should not be in the form of across the board user fee for service regardless of use or amount of use. For example there should not be across the board swimming pool surcharge to every Budget R_1Srjz8DhLRUObgU Crime Roads household Individual M5R No The city should budget within it's means rather than increasing user fees or property taxes. One way of doing this would be to freeze spending or slow the growth rate of spending (including salaries) for a number of years until Entrenche revenue No d union and Spending competitio mentality spending is higher n to of city are in than provide employee balance. revenues services R_eFKL4sHKSKaETwo s The city Individual M4S Yes affordable housing - there is a serious problem- with so many people losing there jobs - and aging its adding stress to the survey peoples was to ttc R_2gJoapnANHrQT4g taxes crime lives long Individual m4r No Transit R_cAAO9J9ec3kA1ta Housing Arts Individual M2J No I have no problem paying more to live in this city. This city has great opportuniti es to enjoy arts, sports, recreation and culture, and those things cost money. I understan d and Poor state appreciate of that, and Poor state cleanlines am fully of city s (litter, prepared infrastruct Poor postering, to pay for ure R_3ObWAAY71LhkIQY transit tagging) it. Individual M4Y Yes How about real questions - the questions are set up Since the in such a city is way to asking the offer no great meaning. unwashed Of course whether I want fair our cops taxes. Of should be course I managed want low by the city taxes but or by not at the private cost of industry I other think its issues. obvious This that survey is everything embarras should be sing for a contracted city the out. size of Maybe Toronto - someone surely if outside of this was elected meant to officials be know how meaningfu to run the R_bqJdWotAOLk1OOo l the city. Group or Organization perhaps the city can run some form of lottery to reduce the debt after level of expenses crime in / rob ford costs of the is doing a wage garbage crime on communit great job costs R_afRavZ2QXhUFY0c collection the ttc y as mayor. Individual m3h No It is my The city The city belief that has no should the City of business stick to Toronto in the should business. basics. / close Due to the Great down their fact that public Voyageur governme transit / Canoe nt get out of and employee the social Canoe s are paid housing departme at a higher market nt at rate then and Sunnyside private subsidize Beach. employee rents This is a s and the instead / total fact that get out of waste of the private the money sector boating that can works business be harder at accommo and that Sunnyside dated by governme / get out the private nt of road sector at a employee repair and much s are on sidewalk lower cost the public repair / to the City payroll get out of of until they garbage Toronto. / die we collection / We should / contract social should not privatize out budget R_8HPIjOZTD7aSEkc ttc housing use police all but a everything Individual M6R Yes decrease budget cut R_7QUl8gOOyr61oZS taxes Group or Organization as a long have you time ever seen library how user and empty the donator I parking feel it is lots are at time to the finch charge a station user fee / since they adults, cancelled seniors, the free students, parking children...t for pass hat would holders / help there you want operations to raise we need . / not a money to make large fee ....reduce the d.v.p. but there a pay road small..say charges to way...not $20,$15,$ $3.00 a like the 10,$5...ch day and 403 but eap watch all more enough the people along the per year / taking the lines that now with subway they do in downloadi and Florida / ng books parking pay per to readers there cars distance the library and now at a is the best your raising moderate city raising monies R_djwg61mWdRHEVg0 rate bargain money....y Individual m2m No Get rid of the fair wage policy. Do the least possible concernin g any program download ed by a senior governme nt. Keep the T.T.C. Keep the subways land within transfer Toronto tax. municipal People boundary, are stupid only Stop enough to exception Spadina pay more is a line to Subway than the Pearson Line from asking Airport. going into price so Build a end fair close Vaughn. let us take bridge to wage get rid of down Stop it at advantage the Island policy R_a33QZRhftyqQAnO bike lanes hostels York U. of this. Airport. Individual M9B No employme nt Rob Ford opportuniti as mayor es R_eWgqUFAsCeJxPXS TTC Individual m6p No Over the past eight years the level of staff to residents has increased from 60 residents per employee to 50 per employee. Yet Cut service expenditur levels are es on non- worse essential than eight services; years ago terminate because staff that wages are not and adding salaries twice have there accelerate salary d at a value to higher the City; Establish rate than get back o five year inflation. / the basic expenditur Inefficient Excessive The 2009 services e and Expenditu civic staffing strike related to capital re control R_eRlH3GrPFAms18wservice levels showed property plans Individual M8X No Eliminate inter- departme nts late fees. Have managem ent to only be a reduce certain costs in percentag each e of departme employee nt. for all Eliminate departme some nts. Let departme the private nts. 0% sector run wage many increases departme for all. nts. Make Reduce the head the police budget for of the budget police, fire police, needs to and TTC fire, and be and keep TTC addressed- the same appointed too much -much service. positions gravy -- pay lower and yes, its or elected eliminate increases fire possible . positions, some of for new departme Cut the even the deficit R_2cvJ5hGFtVJP6Re the fat contracts nt fat. better. Individual m1r Yes shift property tax off buildings public and onto transit R_aUYqwoI5G0D19hG garbage space land Individual m6 No I would appreciate a rationale response to my earlier communic ations a modern rather effective user- than a forward friendly break the boiler thinking public developer plate urban transit hold over acknowle planning system R_bqGLmREKDYnMgL2 city hall dgement. Individual m4p Yes More Fair paid Jobs and Less easy to just get on Welfare. Get rid of the Drug's and Drunks that litter the City. / I have a Cousin in Ireland. I even offered to pay his fare here for a vacation. "No way" he said. "I've heard too many bad things about Toronto Pension Canada. With Tax G your benefits I'll never Payers Tax Over 700 are way Governme go there. money/ Return million too low for nt waste Sorry But used just before Short Fall. R_d6EIBsiwQZOmlnu Seniors. and Taxes John, but honestly. Christmas Individual M1T No Fairness of union wages. During the economic downturn, Contract many our any people union jobs lost jobs that are and had not their pay directly This cut. The related to sounds lucky ones public like a only had safety. broken their pay i.e. DO record but frozen. NOT go though During contract the books, this same out police cut the fat. period, the services, Every city fire, EMS, organizati continued water on has to treatment bloating, increase etc. DO particularl union staff the contract y large - wages salaries of out Parks ones like and city staff. and the City of benefits These Forestry Toronto.... too high, city increases services, find the hold city vehicles - came on garbage fat, find hostage always the backs collection, the every time brand of the property redundan contracts spanking same tax maintenan cy and fix expire R_5yIdBX5m1uHllgo new TTC payers ce, etc. it. Individual M4G No A large number of City Staff carry City credit cards. As MANY this is a motorists classic from 905 source of use boondoggl Toronto es, the roads and number of TTC daily. card They Please carriers should be have should be made to more of scrutinize contribute these d with a to the consultati view to expense ons. / reducing of Also, Staff the list. / maintainin managem Bosses g and ent should not developin practises be g these should allowed to systems. / aim to pass a It is not avoid subordinat acceptabl putting the e's card e that city City and for property its payment... owners taxpayers Cut waste Reduce frequent take the under the in Reduce entitlemen source of burden in control of Programm entitlemen t of third fraudulent their labour es t R_3W3mAh6mcbEjxMEof staff parties use taxes. unions Individual M4G No increasing seniors The city services should and care, charge a better car toll for environme car and ntal policy, truck lower light commuter pollution s into the in the city, city. It safer and would increased help pay bicycle for road routes in maintenan the city ce. The and city roads especially sidewalk are in a in the environme and road public terrible downtown nt R_09bBD3JfCRzSX8o conditions transit state. area Individual m6j No Please keep your mandate to not cut "major" services in Toronto - such as public transit, social services (including libraries), social housing, Please care for reconsider seniors, the impact garbage of collection, privatizati etc. Such on on the a city. disservice Public lowers the service quality of workers life for all should not Torontoni be ans, while terminate undermini d for ng the private city's Social Police Privatizati business presence services budgets R_etCWTvIAARCxewA on profits. as a world- Individual M1V No Thank you for engaging the communit y this time around. It's a good idea, and I hope you will continue I think that to work bike lanes with your & bicycle constituen infrastruct ts rather ure should than be against Public included them in Transit - in general shaping TTC Cycling & Communit infrastruct Toronto coverage Bicycle y ure and & Infrastruct Engagem projects & making it expansion ure R_cvdmW1eLKGhKeWM ent planning. better. Individual M4Y No They Do not should cut contract the 130 out work days sick to time for consultant city city staff s when employee keep staff city staff s wasting, punctual have the not being by qualificatio privatisati at work on clocking ns to do on R_8cbk08IYXU9zQEs jobs time on and off the / e job Individual m1r No finding keeping more toronto inefficienci clean by garbage es in the picking up privatizati councillor' governme litter R_5dOOHZ4AhdibRiY on s budgets nt Individual M6B No Yes, how best can we as a The City Council, should not deliver be in the services housing at a business. LOWER This cost to the should be taxpayer a while Provincial maintainin The responsibi ga PRIVITIZ lity. Also reasonabl ATION of user fee e services should be standard. that can increased That be done to those thought more who process efficiently actually must also and for want or include less require the too many money by the said contractin garbage free the private services. g out of pick-up R_577A8g8dl2z2Wu8 spending programs sector. User pay. services. Individual M5T No You are asking us, who do not know how to do run a city, to make decisions we can't possibly Well, I make think a without better more survey is informatio in order. n. / / I All of the approach previous ed this in points are good faith, vital, but it except for seems "fair and like this affordable survey is taxes," being which is used to politicized. support Who is the going put mayor's down that agenda they want (privatize, water unafforda do what I front maintain ble and want even developm the arbitrary if it costs transit R_4VdGbuiGuRki3tO ent greenbelt taxes? more, but Individual M4J No de- amalgama tion. the needs of the city of Toronto are completel y different and often opposed to the needs of the suburbs and "gta". the only this has reason been anyone made lives in obvious toronto is through for quality the of life. if election of you a mayor reduce which services Toronto (and arts proper did and not elect. transit, I seriously etc), no Improving Maintainin Maintainin propose one will transit g/improvin g/improvin de- want to (transit g public g arts amalgama live here. city) R_bPp4SFLz9lwjssk services funding tion as a period. Individual m6k No I happy to be surveyed but am all too aware of how divided our city is, in terms of who accesses the city's varied services. The growth of the suburbs feels like it may threaten the quality and quantity of services offered downtown , when Garbage/ many Homeless Litter/Upk suburban ness/Und eep of residents erhoused public don't Transit people R_eM5vS2HKFNgZePa space access Individual M4J No Cut the police budget to save money, it is probably the largest next to the TTC so it will have the biggest impact. You can We have cut a too many major part police as it from the is; they budget by are cutting standing from the on every spending police corner priorities Public budget the downtown need to be sector Toronto and addressed unions police now costing . stop need to make too the city spending take a much millions in on social haircut, money unneeded issues its start by and are expenditur not the privatizing getting out es. This priority of the of control money city garbage they need would be council R_bvGBlwljHEC32pS pick up a haircut much Individual M8W No Look at alternative funding streams. E.g.: Road Tolls, Tax Increment Financing. Stop being hung up on traditional methods of funding The city decisions services. you make Encourag now, e private affect the investmen future of t, but the city for urban ALWAYS years to planning. maintain a come. Do cycling public not get infrastruct presence caught up ure. in the with short- affordable operation term housing. of solutions priority important to long- Waterfron neighbour city term Transit R_56Y74Ut5eI7pdqI t sprawl hoods. services. problems. Individual M5T No Toronto OPEN A needs a CASINO , casino , let the People people are that are leaving losing Toronto to money go out to anyway in leave other money in casinos other around cities or the world other fund the places in city , also the world will bring including money in myself , I to city spend from thousands visitors , out of there is a country in reason casinos casinos each year, are all when I over the could play world, and here if a city like there was toronto a world would do class VERY casino , VERY well and I with a CASINO MONEY could casino , in CNE for the city Jobs R_eXKOU114OUeKHKk Roads leave the we will grounds. Individual m4k No Eliminate red tape that increases Cost of cost of Police Public purchasin Services Transit R_b18Q1xLUBPySTQg Roads g. Individual m3a Yes MTHC waste. The waste Check continues into through welfare poor Stop the and the Cost Reduce stop managem waste. Its homeless Cutting R_0VV0ebx4RRdDnKsworkforce waste ent. huge. industry / . Individual M4J Yes Property Transport Levy Vandalism ation R_2mbw8Bq7PoRpg3i taxes /Graffiti Cut costs Individual M9A Yes reduce overhead, cut spending where possible, privatized as much as privatized possible all necessary this new recreation fundamen format is a facilities, tals...keep good privatizati i.e.,; pools control of idea...kee overhead spending R_a3pWkeLyiVZYm4Q on and rinks all p it up Individual M3L Yes The city The city has a needs to massive review its debt load. services Talk of and the expanding scope of services its ("investing involveme ") is nt in ridiculous. Make public life. If a family every The city was in decision provides debt it on a cost- too many would benefit services, have to analysis. has too cut its Look into many costs, not putting employee talk about every s at too investing. feasible high The city service up wages. Do should be for The less and the same - contractin governme give we have a g-out for nt runs liberty spending more The too many back to problem, efficient, The city's governme non- the people not a better debt is too nt is too essential of revenue value for high R_5hflzz3GITPLQSo big services Toronto. problem. money. Individual M5C No Please consider the cultural and historical future of the city alongside your budgetary concerns. I feel like a lot of visionary Maintain steps the some city was semblanc starting to e of the take are current being cut waterfront off at the developm knees, ent plan and at a rather cost. Let's than balance selling the our fiscal prime real responsibi estate off lity with for a short our Waterfron sighted cultural t quick responsibi developm Affordable cash lity, our Transit R_0cXHbfIsNuYAp9y ent housing injection. responsibi Individual M6K No Arts public funding R_5dWqukcLIZRb1oE childcare services Individual M6H No We have way too many -Stop services spending and tax dollars should on reduce programs. the Increase number of user fees services for city we have. services The (not only services the ones I that we use like keep garbage). should be We Make managed elected certain closely you to programs and the stop the full or cost gravy near-full should be train. As cost reduced. / quickly as recovery / you were such as Completin elected, swimming g this you can lessons, survey be skating, enraged removed. libraries, me End the etc. / / - because it useless Make made me spending Traffic Poor certain realize and your Congestio value for roads just how term will Costs n R_bp9OkboQPwqxSUk money (east many be long. Individual M6P No The If we must PanAm use the Games. I existing think this Unions I is a huge would like waste of them to our time work for and the money money they (not to receive. mention We seem the to have a congestio lot of City n issues). employee If there is s that any way to don't want Next time get out of to work the option them I'm (just go exists for all for it. into any of something Failing the major like a that, the parks like G20, the next time Sunnybro PanAm something ok any Games or like this afternoon the comes up during the Olympics Traffic I'd like to week and I's like to Cutting congestio Reliable be asked see for asked costs R_8kK8X9oOXGei67Wn Services if I want it. yourself) first. Individual M3A No The needs of Scarborou gh are not the same as the needs in the downtown core are not the same as the needs in North York, etc. Have at This least one whole public idea of a consultati one-size- on fits-all meeting solution is and ridiculous advertize and won't it. It please seems the anyone only ones and will who know just make when/whe everyone re these more meetings upset. Contract are the Talk to the out people Infrastruct individual whatever working Economy Gridlock R_0U3lBWZV41VsaHO ure councillor possible for the city Individual M1C No Focus should be on the necessitie s - not the "nice to have" - the basics of health, safety, housing should come before arts and culture - Essential although service these are status for wonderful Toronto additions, EMS - like they are Toronto not Police and required Health Congestio Toronto for daily Care R_1QQernvdocczyHW Education n Fire life. Individual M1E No Please protect our most precious public services. This is making me very afraid for our city. (I had a problem completin g this survey as Protecting it wouldn't our climate let me do services R_8iYs15onZyZsQvi Poverty change some of it) Individual M4W Yes too many Please city consider supervisor the city s, welfare worker to control managers costs too manager spending R_cAwLRBXrFVt8WUI, directors high ratio. Individual l7c No Reduce costs by looking at the organizati onal structure of the various divisions. It is top heavy in terms of over priced managem ent (why do we have 1 director, with 2 managers (paid $112,000 each) and 4 supervisor s for a High highly Public taxes of educated Cut down Transit doing profession on over inefficienci business ally managem Traffic R_9n4F90OerkfBezq es in TO trained ent Individual m1v No I consider services to be essential - I would be proud to pay higher taxes to support the infrastruct services ure that make (roads, this city as public bridges, access to great as it transit etc.) R_d0D8cXam9B4UphO services is. Individual M4W No a tax increase cut city for the salaries right infrastruct and arts reasons is transit R_031WKd0eK1F4IKMjobs ure transit Increasing budgets Utilize the not a sin Individual Make m1e No density for unemploy realty new ed to taxes fair. constructi volunteer For on. / to example, Facilitate complete on the the use of services, same roof top such as street, digital garbage houses signs for pick up in are taxed business city at purposes. streets, different (will lead street rates to more cleaning depending revenue etc. / on the for the city People size, and for who are however, the currently these landlord.) / on social owners Expand assistanc don't the e should receive Subway report to any more (especially city of city to the Toronto to services; airport to be they downtown assigned maintain )/ to city their own Expropriat projects to homes e land alleviate and Traffic from some of expenses, light areas that the costs but are infrastruct (synchroni are of penalized ure R_0im4nUPCTuSGfTSze) Litter rundown services for having Individual M9B Yes Good Maintainin public Good g services transit R_cSkGKVqeMBVVNg8 libraries Individual M4k Yes There is a Stop serious demonisin lack of g the quality people childcare who work in the city. for the city All hall in the families press. find it There is stressful some to find waste (as quality, in any affordable organisati childcare. on) and Many hire yes, this nannies should be because reduced they dare wherever not wait possible. until the But there last are many minute to people see if they who do have a great work daycare and the space low (most morale at daycares city hall will not does not guarantee help the lack of traffic a place city get quality congestio homeless but inform anything childcare R_6r5z8W3IMELBm72n ness families done. Individual M4J No The city should be focusing on reducing commute times by expanding all types of public transit and prioritizing public Reducing transit Improved environme over cars public ntal wherever transit R_elZTwQLmskH6IcY impact Deficit possible. Individual M6R No Jobs R_3Kjm8JKGCdKRpGI TTC Taxes Individual m4x No By cutting services to ensure short-term cost reduction, we are short- changing ourselves of a sustainabl e, livable future. Higher taxation geared to income Road brackets Improved Tolls and is the best Lack of Public User Fees way of Social Transit / Carbon ensuring a Services Environm and Taxation / high Transport for Lower ental Cycling Increased quality of ation/Con Income Sustainabi Infrastruct Business living for gestion R_bOEprFW4tmqczeAIndividuals lity ure Taxes / all. Individual M5A No R_40fQOALm0VE1UUc Individual m3h No Why are the sidewalks repaired, then torn up by Toronto Hydro, then badly patched up with ash-fault and spray painted? Our Road tolls sidewalks and other and the charges public on things realm are that cost the worst the city. in Make Canada. developer Why is it s pay their not fair share planned for roads, between schools the city and public and transit. Toronto Drivers Hydro? It need to Degraded is wasting pay more Public Public Bad MILLIONS for road Transit R_0MMqbFRPburfYlm Realm planning of dollars repairs. Individual M5E No Stop Control giving Stop spending.. ttc.... Huge giving . Stop Garbage.. Raises to 11+% cutting ....Road police Raises..... R_0GMhbFfUPeiYtWk services Repairs? services> Individual m1r No take a look at public transit in other countries whereby they pay for the distance traveled. This helps save commuter s money and limit urban sprawl. / Broken / Allow public commerci transit al use of system public that space i.e. leaves out parks, a huge and part of the charge population them for . Transit the City plan Lack of a license. was far holistic Allow more urban plan more comprehe Taxes are for the business nsive. too R_5oQ7BWEcpu9Y6eE high. city. to be set Individual M4C No Waste reduction - make green bins mandatory Keep and make services Encourag certain run by the e Diesel Environm areas car- City - it's informed trains ental free for cheaper people to proposed pollution specific and be by in air and days of accountab involved in Metrolinx water R_aVNFwbO9bxdmJRa Transit the year le! big issues Individual M6P Yes restructuri Review of Concentra ng of the user fees te on Don for certain getting the Valley activities best bang expressw such as for the ay to communit buck in include a y special every high interest service speed group utilized. elevated picnics in Contract monorail parks, out or tram access to services way to public that are carry gardens not passenger and efficient s to key heritage and stations buildings ensure such as and fees these Bloor and for contracts union libraries.. are station. Review monitored The use or for quality system Wheeltran and could start s system performan at to ensure ce. Stop Fairview that buses wasting mall stop are filled. money on at For expensive Lawrence, example city transporta Eglinton consider furniture tion and update of and end at carrying such as crowded infrastruct clean up Union elderly waste roads R_e39rCTV92kqrlKk ure of city station. people containers Individual M1W No We are not just tax payers. We are Decrease residents the Police of a city service that we budget want to and the see thrive. use of We want services police for the most Need for Good for Better non- vulnerable good public marginaliz public security supported affordable transporta ed transporta related and housing R_2aUj0lH0IVnqubO tion residents tion duties. helped. Individual M4C Yes The basic Educate problem is the voters. that Explain people that if the expect voters more than expect to they are get prepared something to pay for. for Historicall nothing, y, to they will achieve elect the this, City best liars, politicians rather have than the transferre most d a higher honourabl tax e leaders. burden to Balance This the the survey is commerci budget. a start for al, Live within this industrial our dialogue. and multi- means. Public residential Ensure education tax people is the key. classificati understan After all, ons. And d that the only Making as a someone difference Toronto result, has to pay between Attractive Accounta much for what what Balanced for bility in business we Toronto Budget R_20qyTtFQtwaPcP2 Business City Hall has left. consume. should Individual M6B Yes The city should be cautious about contractin g out services. Often the service provided is not at the same level and it costs the city more, as the provider of the services is concerned primarily Ensuring with their Communit affordable bottom y service and line, rather (parks & reliable than how Affordable recreation public the city Transit R_9z4NKKEVXa85rcE Housing ) transit benefits. Individual M6P No I would be willing to pay more in property taxes but not to pay for asinine decisions by rob ford (i.e. payouts to I'd like us companie to make s for long term cancelling investmen contracts - ts in the investmen city that ts in the are not most based on expensive narrow and least ideology. efficient the police form of budget ballooning transit, public needs to affordable policing affordable transit be reigned child care R_cUgcq4VuFTr3lmQ transit costs child care! (subways) in Individual M4L No This is like the user fee if you want something then pay for it. / / I would like to add that some of the questions in the survey is quite confusing Managem Give all Very the ent doing equal simple if reason what they respect you want not want and and there To have something enough Too much getting will be all treated then choices to managem away with less lost with simply pay choose ent. R_8ApcMpnFiAvTmjG it. time. respect. for it. from. Individual M9R No 1. Meeting 'basic - needs' of Exploring vulnerable public/priv children ate - consider and adults partnershi that does not ps / - User private, help move fees for for profit people out some businesse the services s are just 'vulnerabl with that - for e' subsidies profit. category. for low or Municipal My hope no income taxes is the City families should will devote and pay for some of individuals services, its energy / - and not for a (yes, and yes, private tax funding company' money) in through s profit - developin property the City is g public taxes - if NOT a and we want business / private City - consider communit services, that public y we do accountab traffic partnershi have to ility and gridlock/p ongoing ps in the pay for oversight ublic integrated areas of them / - is infrastruct transporta communit recreation oh, and important - ure R_1zBjNuoyf1orpli tion y services , sport tell the fe not a Individual M1L No Lack of Housing good insecurity transit & outside homeless City ness R_4PzWQKqActCL4eo Poverty centre #NAME? Individual M4L No While public safety is a concern, I do not think that increasing the police force necessaril y contribute s to a decrease in crime or an increase in the Privatizati public's on of city sense of services is security. a slippery We have slope. The seen the city begins Toronto to belong Police less to its force citizens as abuse they lose their access, powers and while the transpare bicycle whole ncy and public affordable infrastruct world was accountab transit R_3IrDMFBkjdhKu2w housing ure watching. ility erode. Individual m6h No We pay Let's not way less abandon taxes than the things other that help parts of make this the city great, province - to save a I also own very few a property bucks. near When I Wiarton, chose to and pay move proportion here 30 ately more years ago taxes for from way less Montreal, services, Toronto way way was a bit less. The of a joke, city needs but now I to show am leadership completel Being part and y proud of of the explain to this city, maintenan citizens and am ce. with how we fit very Attracting the other in the concerned Continuin developm 2 levels of Maintainin larger that we g to be a ent - governme g services scheme of revert to a humane economic, nt, of a at a level things in "hick and civil infrastruct healthy appropriat the town" with civic ure, jobs, and vital e for a province. no culture society R_cJ8Ro4Y503VRz5a cultural arts sector major city Also, let's and no Individual M4J No Increase taxes to commerci al property rather than just focus on the citizens. Consider road tolls to pay for infrastruct ure and reduce gridlock. Follow the Transit City plan which would cost less than The city what is should currently follow being Please put evidence proposed evidence based while over privatizati policy service ideology. lack of lack of on costing versus tens of That is planning support more than ideology thousands how you in public for it is meant of the more respect transit R_0PoR93MeyLczNs0 bicycles to save executive. people. taxpayers. Individual M5P Yes Important to get the best deal for taxpayers whether it is through city employee s or through contractor Just get s. There the best should be deal you NO can for requireme taxpayers. nt to pay The city is contractor' not a s profit employee' Seek making s at union innovative enterprise rates. Let ways to and is the include under no Ontario private obligation wage laws sector to pay top cover involveme wages everyone. nt. and / / Public Encourag benefits to Getting transit e workers in Controllin the best _must_ be communit competitio g deal for Improving constantly y n with the expenditur taxpayers public improved. volunteers private es R_8kY2cP9xvJQV3I8 services transit TTC . sector. Individual M9A No Reduce the number of city counsel, no free expenses !! No free car , free lunch, free meals, free drinks, free taxi, free limo, free parking, tax free income, free To offer travel, training to free travel all to employee meetings, To offer s on a free service regular parking at like a well time City Hall. organised interval. Pension business!! Do not NOT To MUST ! Training offer tax saving GIVE THE No City ONLY be must be benefit to money , POLICE A employee paid when very city spending RAISE should get a / important. employee less !! R_cw1mFpYzV5h8niI !!!!! a raise!!!! councillor !! s. / Individual M9P No The city needs pursue tax revenue streams outside of property taxes. E.g. a vehicle registratio n tax. E.g. a local sales tax. / The choice of 'property taxes' or 'user fees' presented in this survey betrays a failure to grasp the core problem. The city has a revenue R_24y4Xpkb81mHZD6 problem. Individual m4l No public libraries, communit y centres that are open as much as possible, rinks that are open as long as possible in the winter, programs we are for at risk citizens youth, not just affordable tax child care, payers, affordable we are and stop willing to extensive allowing pay to live public public the police in a transporta the child care transporta to double wonderful tion R_eRFOvO6VAvuQ9s8 waterfront services tion dip city Individual m6k No The city needs to improve the TTC, reduce the number of cars on our The city roadways should in order to find ways make our to streets increase safer and the quality our air of all cleaner. essential Improving services the TTC such as and taking the TTC, steps Police, such as Fire, EMS, increasing Roads, safety for etc while people decreasin who ride g the cost. bikes or Decreasin walk, g the cost create of the incentives service for people should not in the city result in a Environm Cost of not to decrease TTC ent R_9HaYGqEJkHXxR9a living need a in quality. Individual M6G No Congestio n charging in downtown core. Zone TTc fares so longer trips are more expensive . Raise taxes on Public Land new transporta transfer Social developm tion R_d4fldG364nPCHBi tax services Child care ents Individual M5t No Why is the City involved in so many things? I would review the need to fund live theatre, possibly the Zoo and the Ex. Are pet licences really critical? Licensing small businesse s? Communit Complicat y-run ed heritage Councillor bureaucra Bargain programs s tic waste harder doesn't demandin that will Paying when next sound g more take time millions negotiatin critical to service to extra for g the me. / Cut without understan cops to collective services. removing d and dig guard pot agreemen The City anything R_08phpUU9tukaOgY out holes t(s). can't keep Individual M5M No Toronto's roads are a disgrace and need fixing referendu especially m re tourist licensing areas like passing bikes, Yorkville, privatizati new keeping Entertain budget on of policies at the gun be ment shortfall R_3UiMQzhTD1QeOgY services city hall registry creative, districted. Individual M5S Yes Affordable Homeless Garbage Housing R_ezCrNbX7E76Rcyg Shelters collection Individual M4L No The operations of a major city like The TTC Toronto and cost welfare money, payments and it is a should be mistake to funded by think that the reducing province, taxes not by the should be city. But if the chief the city aim of the has to pay municipal for these governme services, nt. the cost Wherever should be possible, covered the city by should be property hiring and unionized business workers taxes. and User fees paying should be them a reduced decent or amount as eliminated negotiated Arts Social Social whenever through Poverty R_8eV9AGlMQqhb3dGFunding Justice justice possible. collective Individual M5R No Decrease Toronto benefits needs to and decrease pensions BIA fees (by to are taxes attrition employee too. / even) the s. There is number of Consolidat waste in employee e awarding s and services. of many reduce Contract contracts the out car in BIAs. It pension repairs would not consolidat and salary etc. / Stop be e burdens. putting allowed in reduce administra Employee money any other employee tion and s benefits into street city reduce pensions, support are far too festivals, departme spending salaries R_acaCf09YVFk5upm services generous. and BIAs nt. Individual m1r Yes Conditions - good repair of streets R_d1oGsGOQG3b4vQg and roads privatizati Individual m5a No on seldom costs less over time (even if it seems to in the short creating term) and mechanis it is ms by important which to communit regulate, y centres, voluntary parks, complianc BIAs, e in most school cases boards doesn't and work in art and resident north culture associatio America are vital, ns can because as is civic work the participati together almighty on, as is and share dollar (and early year resources its stimulatio the without accumulat n, as is eliminatio having to ion) supporting n of pay trumps all parents of gridlock avenues prohibitive else. low lack of and car- for citizen licences Public income support centred participati and other services household for Culture R_8613TQoOi3yb6jW planning on fees. are vital s Individual M6H No Stop the war on Arts/Activi sts and Non for profits that the current admin doesn't Transit Surplus R_9mXu2cON9y4Gox6 like. Individual m5r No The city should to look other innovative funding models rather than the very limited dichotomy of increased property The city taxes and really user fees. needs to Lack of Public examine cycling Private best infrastruct Partnershi practices ure; ps, in other innovative modernize jurisdictio and d ns. Value- inviting procurem for-money public ent, road over spaces; pricing, lowest efficient targeted cost bid and taxation needs to effective policies be more public should all widely Poor Health transit; too be applied to Public and many explored. all Infrastruct Transit culture of regulation The city decision ure Deficit R_26oIDuYVCWm03jeSystem residents s should making. Individual M4J No Just more accessibili ty, for the disabled on the TTC, (I.E) Please No more more help the ttc strikes, elevators. disabled and more More And more on the wheelchai garbage accessibili security to TTC, and Apt r clean up ty at all protect call out for Building accessibili and TTC our more help clean up ty R_cZ6MjNzDnd1BWXq privatizing stations seniors!!! for them. Individual M1J No I think it's very important to adequatel Quality y fund city services services. cost The best money. I I think it's cities in am one of important the world, many to place a which are citizens value on the cities (please the role that don't call our city attract me a plays in residents "taxpayer" the world and ) who and businesse believes ensure s, ensure that we that we enough should invest money is pay an enough spent to appropriat money in maintain e level of our city to very high taxes to ensure quality city ensure that it services. our city is remains a Property a great Quality top-tier taxes place to and city to live affect live, work, Possible Quantity in, to disadvant and visit. cuts to of emigrate aged Please important transporta City to, and to people the ensure my city tion infrastruct visit as a least and voice is services R_0p5X6P8xkTuQvek options ure tourist. wealthy heard. Individual M4Y No Lack of arts funding on par with Lack of a Lack of a other comprehe cohesive major nsive bike transit cities R_4YLqxx5DyAEaPuk lane plan plan Individual M6K No Need to reintroduc e pesticides and weed control as those products are approved by Health Canada for lawns and gardens. It is time for citizens to be afforded the basic privilege to keeping their lawns weed free. City We must performin never Out of g services again control that could have the salaries To much be culture of and overlappin contracted spending benefits g R_7UTZLZdBVCavyM4 services out that Individual m3j Yes Lack of Lack of addiction/ Lack of affordable substance Not to affordable daycare misuse privatize housing R_b8COUTaumwrzHtaoptions programs services. Individual m6p No Open data, active transporta tion, youth Legalize Public homeless homeless and tax transit ness R_7VRUxea6wJTdnNO air quality ness marijuana Individual M6H No Inequality Transport and the ation (both Diminishin Not growing TTC and g support Sell data everyone divide bicycle for the that the is rich and between infrastruct cultural city drives a classes R_3VibE4QZdFnhrg0 ure) industries collects? car. Individual m6r Yes Contractin g out T.T.C. routes due to Tendering numerous of employee constructi s on the on sunshine contracts list with please only view e- requireme mail nt being regarding grade 12 constructi diploma on in and a Japan R_0ktE45uKOog03yc license. Individual m8y No I can't think of anything over police at the spending high R_e2QqWXMRCkQNHgg taxes budget moment... Subway Individual m1j No expansion is very important. Police officer pay duties - too expensive . And, it seems that even with the election over, Mr Ford and his brother continue to campaign. I voted for Mr Ford, but do not appreciate being called a member of Ford inadequat Nation - I e public inadequat am a transporta traffic/ e public citizen of tion R_8HwYExi7dGuCRMM gridlock housing the city of Individual M3H No Why do an extra we let $240? people that's it? from 905 we're use our making a Yes - city, roads big deal Federal and about politicians infrastruct that? Tax need to ure for the living recognize free? crap out the Toronto of the low important would be density of cities fine housing. and fund without on my special Richmond street the projects Hill, but lots are 15 directly / / not the feet wide - also the other way that's 4 burbs around. times the exist We tax because should put earning the core in power exists - massive than a 60 starve the user fees foot wide core and for lot. The everything morons tax rate falls apart - how live should be the burbs outside a are a the city of calculation poorly toronto of designed but are a property cleanlines horrible daily value x a transit R_9LFftKHLEDSJ8tm security s place burden to factor for Individual m4k No Essential services keep us safe and help us earn a living. / Nice to have services entertain and stimulate If the City us. / chooses Optional to raise services taxes, are those they where the should City is first target actually residential competing real estate with a Our over service waterfront commerci that is is an al real already unused estate. offered by asset. The rates private Chicago is for the entities Commute a great latter are (such as times example among food [traffic + for the art the services, transit Fiscal Dismal of the highest in concessio issues] R_eX3zbVbmvd4BCx6deficit waterfront possible. the world. n stands) Individual M6P Yes In order to bring city costs in line, we need to remove all of the public sector unions (TTC, City Staff, Garbage Collectors Same We need , Police comments to remove and etc.), as before. the public and bring Need to sector the remove unions, salaries the public and bring and sector the benefits of unions salaries public and bring and "servants" their benefits of in line with salaries our public the private and servants sector. benefits in in line with The next line with the private main the public sector. issue I sector. We need Costly see is the This will to contract Public traffic solve our out High High User Sector congestio funding whenever Taxes R_1KVLMJZZOqwlZIwFees Unions n problem issues. possible. Individual M4H Yes Budget Transpare Transit R_eKvzFFKyxymxddy allocations ncy Individual M4P No The need Small to get rid egos, of small unafforda governme ble nt, low The need defined taxes, no The need to benefit more to lower privatize pension nanny taxes! R_9NzlyCAZGWjoulm more! plans! state! Individual M2R No Raise property taxes so that they're in line with other GTA Environm Smart municipali Cycling ental waterfront ties. infrastruct degradatio developm Problem ure R_1H5Hx3eiV1THRAgn ent solved! Individual m4k Yes Reduce the cost of policing for example extra paid duty . It is outrageou s that the police are paid $65 to direct traffic in a constructi on area and special events. cut wages The extra of staff protection paid and perks Public city of seniors duties of all Transport operated in nursing must be councillor ation R_5bh2k5vJChT9eHG day care homes controlled. s Individual M1E No The city should crush the unions, cut out all the perks enjoyed by city employee s, open all contracts Everything to related to competitiv transporta e tender, tion is enforce dysfunctio budgets nal in this by city: punishing roads, gas managers prices, that allow transit massive quality, overruns, transit and make costs, lack improved of bike transit + lanes - traffic you name relief the it. It's a number 1 huge spending transit crime R_1FaB5OGVRHAdVbe high taxes problem. priority. Individual M8V Yes better transit to high populated areas. build subways. Ferry to New York. subway to the airport Ask the federal get rid of governme the ttc nt for street car. money , What we pay a happened large to the amount of electric taxes the bus. hire a gas tax as good well. we accountan need to t he or make the she will city more find the car money road friendly you lost. stop repair too for my the ttc nuclear contract reasons I found how power out too am may more many car appliance million in less city green managers insurance service the closet council energy R_9sEEm7Tc648F3Du. too high . tech I do ?? / workers. Individual m9v No Over staffing- Need Wages- aggressiv Union e negotiated downsizin Public contracts g R_cCKg6MjTBTBaCP2 Transit Individual M5A Yes R_8rfisQOBWAgszDS Individual m6h No Expanding and Unreliable Small building street cars subway subway and buses R_9Ayt8XWMe4L0pessystem lines Individual M4M No 1) reduce Ford's huge taxpayer budgets are clearly such as fed up policing to with being offset the fleeced costs of and want other an areas. / 2) example increase made to contract the rest of services Canada and that our reduce city can city be well- employee managed s/3 with a Increase smaller high- CORE profile staff and a artistic larger events base of such as well- Nuit managed Blanche NON- (as GOVERN opposed MENT to merely workers. reduce ethnic- We don't reduce governme provide reduce based city want to unnecess nt efficient spending events) to spend ary employme transporta on police give more tax spending R_a66yF2MvCAr4x9i nt tion services Toronto a dollars, Individual M3J No I think that all cars driven in the city of Toronto should be taxed at a rate of $5 per day to use our city streets. Monthly permits for $100. Yearly The City permits should for $800. fund pride The day. The money city should generated keep out should be of any used to discussion eliminate which all fares infringes for the on TTC in the freedom need to need to old city of of speech. expand add Toronto Palestinia need to governme dedicated and n rights expand nt funded bike lanes reduce it are public affordable on major to $1 per human transit R_2fQ2Fdpbn1DQ17Khousing roads ride rights. Group or Organization The services are poor and the cost is great, and there is also a lot of abuse in the social services system that needs abuse of new to be social immigrant lack of addressed services R_6zfWE56ZODnM0fys jobs . Individual M1G No Toronto No major needs to service reduce its cuts. Only commerci minor al property service taxes to cuts which encourag have an e job insignifica creation in nt effect the city on the and quality of prevent services employers are from acceptabl relocating e. / / to the Service suburbs. cuts which Increases are in acceptabl residential e: / - property Cutting of taxes bus and/or service user fees where are ridership needed to is compensa extremely te for this low (e.g. tax cut. bus routes taxes on Residentia 33, 101, Traffic High businesse l property 162). / - Public congestio business s are too taxes in Underuse transit R_af4cyyQfL8XIBvK n taxes high Toronto d library Individual m4s No Amend by- laws, to specify sentencin g of (a) $ 1,000 $2,000 fine or more PLUS communit y service, of 12- months 2- days/week , to reduce City staff numbers. Communit Cut Littering y service drastically. By-law offenders, include (a) .. or violations communit 1-staff eliminate require y service and 1- services. communit 12 months offender Let the y. service, picking up on private to replace litter - garbage sector some City graffiti truck (b) 1- provide Cut staff offenders, staff and 3- services, spending - (garbage, 12- offenders to those cut parks, months on parks who wish welfare street removing repairs, to pay payments cleaning) R_eznrmyWTCJyuuQQ graffiti painting User Fees Individual M9N No too many employee s areas such as recreation and parks and build Toronto agencies alongside pan am games should be abolished or outsource d with caps on spending within our means....t a 10 oo many percent councillor cut of look after s many budgets basic useless across all needs and not services only and even for a start no listening and no overspend to their new hiring ing as constituen and no db there is no high ts. The pensions new property overspend purchasin for monies to taxes R_37TQYvm0z3N5JbK ing waste g such as anyone. be found Individual m5j No Child poverty / aging accessible congestio infrastruct public n R_9ACYjyXsWD9oM6M poverty ure transit Individual M6R No Budget Economic shortfall R_6gpHnaeIksgejLm Tax rates viability Individual m5p Yes The City made a choice not to use its new taxation powers, and it was a stupid and politically motivated choice. Toronto Balancing needs commitme more nt to money, Restricted equitable Political not less revenue access posturing service. opportuniti with need re: Figure it es - self to raise collective out, and I am a inflicted funds bargaining we'll pay, citizen, and through (on all for Pete's not just a otherwise user fees R_eyxsVKBXrhqRBFW sides) sake. taxpayer. Individual m6b No Bike lane on Bloor Street. / Continuin g with respectful growth of waterfront according to the existing plan. / Ensuring a football stadium is not placed anywhere near the waterfront ./ Continuin g the communit y based policing model. Including preventive measures protecting such as building governme police on environme on-road nt bikes in nt R_3FbIpCrsrJ3fpre bike lanes services laneways. Individual M6H No Stop over crowding Downtown Toronto = CUT most Developer of social s are services, taking make sure over the that every areas = Bicycle Public City of has Meeting TO - licence are not should plate & working - NOT pay pays for it. Survey for any / Have a like this Parade, respect one are Streets for Over VERY parties, taxpayers - Over Tax Crowded GOOD festivals cut waste Residents Road R_5gsGHNUPkkACka8 TTC IDEA. etc.... / Individual M4W No Social & Affordable Support Cultural Housing R_2irofYf0xCqrqpm Services Plan Individual M4C No Individual M1K No Core services should be service Immigratio the budget R_3f6k4pWMeTUrcP2 cuts taxes n priority. Individual m4c No Toronto Increasing was a property great city, taxes are it has fine as completel long as y lost its there is an standing. effort to We need reduce a strong waste. municipal More governme money nt that will going to deliver the same change!! wasteful We are processes willing to , people, support etc. has and pay Cleanlines zero for the Roads s R_5bWdnDXgDyKMjvC Homeless benefit. change. Individual m4v Yes gridlock traffic / transporta wasteful listen to listen TO budget tion R_9mlHw1kVOgH4P1W crime spending Mr. ford MR FORD Individual M1W No Gain significantl y more Ditch revenue windrow from plow parking. service, Permits and the and on- specialize street d leaf rates are collection both well in West below District, market these are value, and 'luxury' below services those of not many provided other in most cities. cities or to Permits most should be residents at LEAST in $3 per day Toronto; ($90 per and not month) provided and on- to Traffic street vulnerable Ensuring Congestio rates in /needy equal n/A most residents, opportuniti cleaner areas of but es for all Environm the City instead to Balancing Citizens to ent should not the more the Books R_3sZ4yLAapHDA8Di succeed (related) be less affluent. Individual M4C No level of taxes. grid lock on taxes R_72KgzQ8IIOrtcpe traffic unions streets Individual m6b No Bike infrastruct People ure, being access to priced out recreation of an and arts increasing programs, number of housing Homeless neighbour assistanc Hunger R_79BXYqm4g1yfP24 ness hoods e Individual m6h No Infrastruct Traffic/Tra Developm ure R_abmX1eHXtrIzSF6 nsit ent Individual M3B No City/provin ce should Deconges consider tion of building traffic, i.e., bike lanes via so Service delivering potential addition promised accidents should TTC do not impact the Subway No unfair occur with most extending salary/wa the warm number of past ge days people, Morningsi increases ahead i.e. de Ave. for select especially extension on group of in the of a Sheppard No tax profession downtown no new subway Ave. R_2bj1eMY9eRtvZI0 hikes! als core. taxes line. Individual M1C No Why would it cost more to maintain the same Some level of clear service. vision of This does what the not city should address look like. the We are problem not just of very taxpayers poor we are the upper citizens of managem a large ent of the communit city y which bureaucra should cy. Is serve all there no not just supervisio the n of city wealthy workers. who are They are able to How to lazy and prosper in Rob control the inefficient. a climate Ford's power of Challenge of slash and Issue 1 the the unions "survival burn and issue mayor's for a of the approach R_2cAvHS8eidg9bNO 2 office change. fittest". Individual M9R No The city needs to stop vilifying public The city workers. should be Our moving governme forwards, nt should not be paying backward people a s. Let's living not create wage to false work for economic us. Good crises for jobs from ideological governme reasons, nt should in order to be an cut example services. and an The city upward needs marker more compared money to the from We need private job taxes, and to make market. from the Let's treat federal We need waterfront the people and to make a place that work provincial Toronto people for us with governme Public more bike want to go respect nts to be a Transit R_8nXnMkA84z6rWQIfriendly to. and great city. Individual m6h Yes City needs to Inclusiona aggressiv ry housing ely pursue policies additional city-wide - revenues City mandatory from should requireme senior consider a nt for levels of variety of affordable governme new housing in nt (to pay revenue new the costs tools - developm of such as ents / downloadi motor Local ng) / / vehicle strategies City needs taxes, Lack of to reduce to land affordable disparities implement transfer housing / Eroding in health alternative taxes, Growing long support in different financing / sales or income waiting for public neighbour social income inequality lists R_cRPSWQkc2YfG00Q transit hoods finance taxes Individual M4J No Where's the gravy? I think I thought each Ford said councillor he would should find think of wasted the best money interests The city and of the needs to provide whole city properly the same in making fund the services decisions, Parks and for less. not just Recreatio This their own n survey is ward. Welcome all about Also, each Policy so getting councillor all low less should be income services able to children or raising vote and youth taxes, according have nothing to their access to about conscienc recreation finding e. There programs. efficiencie should be We will s. a less pay the Regarding adversaria price in property l approach crime later tax, I to dealing Public if we do think there with services not look is a different Public Balancing for the after them problem viewpoints transit R_6E9Qqv1QExrsjwo the budget poor now. with . Individual M4L No Please ensure that Waterfron t Toronto can continue it's work without political involveme Please nt. Lots of base good stuff decisions City has and on planning will evidence (i.e. continue and sound Gridlock R_8v470KeVnH5nH2QVision) to happen. research. Individual M1L No Stop the Think of scare the effects tactics. on the Get down most to work on vulnerable just citizens providing every time the you make services- a instead of decision. / wasting Put time, yourself in money the shoes and of a single energy mother, a pandering homeless excessive to the rich person, policing; who can an elderly callousne afford to person ss toward pay for struggling the poor; what they to live and homeless want. / Let remain as ness; us all pay independe need for according nt as rent- to our possible. / geared-to- ability. / Think income Restore ahead 7 housing (a the generation massive vehicle s each need, yet registratio time you climate one which n tax (I make a civil change & can be am happy decision. liberties R_aY8Fgrl9d0V7gqM poverty peak oil met) to pay for What will Individual M4V No We need If Toronto to stop took the catering to risk and people invested who live the capital outside of to start up the a downtown business area. they They should should not keep it be and not allowed to sell it at a dictate discount lifestyle to a choices private for people company. who live in This is the User fees subsidizin downtown and pay g private Making core. They what you industry Toronto (usually) can fees. and not liveable don't pay My true for people Toronto property capitalism who live taxes and taxes . Part of downtown they use should not the beauty Lack of not the our subsidize of proper Improving people infrastruct people capitalism bike Transit - who ure and who come is risk and routes includes commute contribute from reward, so and safe subways TO nothing outside of let private bike and downtown except downtown companie lanes. R_6Ekb3rjQlzYkE4Y streetcars . making Toronto. s take the Individual m4x Yes Ensure that cities like New York, London, Paris, Sydney and others are pointing at Toronto and saying "they're doing it right" We need to lead the Having pack, not Lack of architects follow.... park(ette) on the we need s and board to people assoc. ensure all with public art - new vision, in in short buildings Get more my Toronto meet a money opinion needs to certain from we don't Tear be kicked standard Provincial have down the Poor up a so and that... damn architectur notch, mediocrity Federal mediocrity Gardiner e being bury wires doesn't Governme doesn't please R_bHm54xppjlc7fTu built etc continue nts cut it.. Individual M4Y No hated or not the vehicle registratio n tax was a user fee and transporta tion is a problem / the land We are transfer not tax only "taxpayers affects " we are buyers of citizens higher and affordable priced "owners" housing, properties of the city sustainabl and needs and the e transit to be services alternative maintaine and we s given d and are the energy certainly ones who prices, has not pay the uploading slowed bill. / As excessive certain down the owners police services real estate and budget- back to market / citizens it spending the Water/Se is we who out of affordable province wer here have the control on housing - that has a are choice to police no middle broader CHEAP make and transit city R_9BokX7966Y3i9Fy services class tax base and the consider Individual M5M No TTC R_6ossgC3tavIIioY Police Garbage Individual m9a Yes long-term Accessibl public fiscal e social transporta responsibi services R_bK1fMt74ZRdE5aA tion (TTC) lity Individual M6P No Speeding up the length of time that constructi on projects (road work, sewer repair) take. Pony Please up for prioritize weekend/ TTC and evening constructi hours for on. Our these handling workers of these and give two the city a services slightly in shorter particular period in are which to mocked deal with by tourists oppressiv and e traffic contribute and to constructi disappoint on ment and projects frustration Food (Avenue by TTC R_ehrtinkpPUXiuFe Housing prices Road, the citizens. Individual M5B No Stop funding unnecess ary organizati ons. eq. pride, caribana R_0Ceeaurp2G6qEAI User Fees etc. etc. Individual m2n No Why are I'm the police already getting an paying 11% rise right when the property rest of us taxes have had more then hours cut the and lost average. jobs. This Why is crazy! should I How is pay for this going police and to save TTC me the tax getting payer more pay money? and not Where is for more the money work? going to There come should be from? Are a hold on you going cost of to cut living other raises. important Why programs should the ? Doesn't public this go sector be against sheltered everything from the Ford recession police R_3sM6e9j22C62bn6 taxes promised? when the Individual M6S Yes Reduce costs by outsourcin g labour services wherever possible. Reduce grants and giveaways . Increase user fees for services Stop which are hiring city not employee necessary s, and and not stop used by increasing everyone. their Reduce, wages Privatize consolidat and and out- e and benefits. source eliminate All new more city unnecess hires run ary ABCs should be services. and on a new User pay Reduce services. plan which for and Enter is in line Reducing Building services consolidat more with the the City's more instead of e the triple P private workforce R_1KVDTRuks3aUys4subways taxpayer ABCs. agreemen sector. Individual M2N Yes Cancelling It strikes Think big citizenship me that picture. committee less gravy This long s, which train and term. have not more Think the cost the leadership future. city about the Think anything quality of impact on more than city living everyone, coffee, is what's and not perhaps, needed. / just how creates a It has mean we lack of never can be to transpare ceased to those who ncy. / amaze me can't Transpare that we afford the ncy about refuse to luxury of a the cost of understan $120 privatizing d that Metro garbage. / unless we pass. How will all benefit Does those of from anyone at us who excellent City can't economic, Council wheel / health, even think those arts and of how small security much it garbage policies costs in vehicles that we public PUBLIC TURNING about be usually transporta TRANSP THE CITY treated end up tion to go PUBLIC ORTATIO INTO A under having to looking for HOUSING R_daQ686JHyKtIn3e N $STORE privatizing pickup the a job? Do Individual M6G No Drop the plowing of sidewalks in the winter. It usually happens after everyone has already shovelled and all it does is tear up the grass. We live in Alderwood and see all kinds of damage when walking in the neighbour hood. Far to much Over salt is The City governme used as Budget R_0H9HrF51Njh8sKg Services nt well. Individual M8W No Like other cities in Canada - especially those with metro population s over a million - better funding arrangem ents need to be found/neg otiated with both Rise provincial above and Toronto Homeless federal centricity ness and levels of and be Affordable governme aware of housing - nt. I'm what other we need surprised cities do commitme this and if nts like survey did what they the new not do can Ottawa consider work for Parks and city these or be Public Recreatio Road council important adapted to Transit R_2iuaoX6ihUVvtTS n repair has made sources. Toronto. Individual M4J No Support of bike lanes. Bixi is a great new addition - let's make affordable sure that it transit R_dmYwHkl6Belyrf6 pollution housing works! Individual M4K No Look at existing services that can generate money for the city. / / Look at the Green P for example, this is an excellent opportunit y to generate some money. Using Etobicoke as an example, / a lot of lots in the west end are always empty, but do not Be more allow for Limiting creative in over night Control tax raising parking. spending R_9ud5Hb5nDJ2zd88 increase money Create a Individual M8Z Yes Improve Wheeltran s for handicap people insofar as Survey is Survey is to to long - to long - schedulin next time next time g and do not do not services submit submit made long long available surveys - surveys - when they will they will requested go directly go directly Improve and buses to file 13* / to file 13* / Reduce TTC and and taxi's / / high High Wheeltran arriving on *Wasteba *Wasteba taxes crime R_1UmpEnUlBRyNOOU s tine. sket sket Individual M9A No Running a city is not the same as running a corporatio n. Cutbacks and efficiencie s are always a good thing, but remember it's quality of life not the bottom day care line that day care environme spaces for makes a spaces R_eFBXhljVrKJNLSY nt parents city great. Individual M6R No Rob Ford won the mayoral race by capturing less than 24% of the available votes. The PLEASE City of RAISE Not Toronto TAXES. Enough MUST The Revenue - make astoundin Taxes voting in g level of must be municipal wealth in raised - I elections Toronto want to mandatory begins at Consider pay higher - it is not The City City Hall - what it property acceptabl of Toronto extremely was like taxes, and e that must raise wealthy back the City of someone taxes. Our councillor when you Toronto can 'win' PLEASE tax rates s making used to should be an RAISE are hundreds work for a levying election TAXES. laughably of living. additional with less Rich low. thousands those of taxes than 1/4 people PLEASE of dollars you who using the of the like myself RAISE can afford did at one City of support of and the MY to pay a point work Toronto the Fords' can TAXES. / little more for a living Act R_5ihDRqYVvu7gsRu electorate afford it. / tax. ... Individual M6J No neighbour cost of city hood Cuts in employee revitalizati services s R_b3I1pr4gsIJOrje on Individual M6C No Lack of bike lanes/cycli Developm Transit st R_5A7YEwBMUf9SsGU safety ent/growth Individual M6H No I would We spend like the to much in public the works figures not departme to make nt - which racist, is sexists notorious and for poor homopho planning bic and statement wasting s. / / We dollars. Reduce need to We waste, improve should reduce transporta ensure corruption tion in a there is no , reduce big way corruption costs on and . We wining expand...o should and r toronto overhaul dining, will sink to the reduce the tendering costs by bottom..... process. increasing we do not / People coordinati need must have on so diesel places to public trains...we lack of live and works need communit lack of children projects electric y and communit must grow aren't trains. / / recreation y services up in an done We need al for poor too little equitable several programs programs families R_80v0eD32mOHOGfG planning Toronto. times....... for Individual M6R No More The only transit, reason to more bike have a lanes, City more governme affordable nt is to housing, provide more good More More sustainabl Tax services public More bike affordable e energy increment to the transit R_6nzm7sEI5NYBvj6 lanes housing solutions. financing. taxpayers. Individual m4p Yes Efficient, renewable and fair use of tax payer money. I Taxes live near should Little increase India, exponenti where ally for there has those who been can afford some it. Homes improvem worth less ents on than going, but $300,000 why is it should that the pay a richest lower neighbour percentag hoods e than have the homes nicest worth over roads, $700,000. sidewalks If you can and other afford to city buy a beautificat million- ion efforts dollar and the home, you Environm poor can afford ental Arts Affordable neighbour to pay issues R_78Oiri45W5TJ7uc Funding housing hoods 10% taxes Individual M4L Yes Transpare Public ncy and Infrastruct transporta Immutabili ures R_eLqdBSIeL0MwMCw tion ty Individual M4J No Federal and Provincial governme nts should provide better funding to the city of Toronto, funding that reflects the level of tax collected from the people who live in Toronto. A long City term politicians public need to transit fight tooth plan, that and nail services for this the whole funding. city, with City and secure provincial funding is politicians the most infrastruct MUST important Public Pedestria ure work thing. Transit n safety R_0PR26qBWSWO8zFW renewal together Period. Individual M6A No Drivers There should should pay user have been fees questions directly for specificall the high y about cost of the public maintainin realm. g roads. Enhancing There are the public a variety realm The of options - (sidewalks quality of vehicle , squares, our public registratio etc) is a spaces - n tax, core sidewalks, commerci service for parks, al parking all cities squares. space fee, and They road tolls. Toronto should be If the needs to clean, result is continue easy to better to improve use and roads and its public well- lower realm. / / designed. property By making They are taxes, it easier the drivers will for people spaces be ok with to walk we all it because and cycle Sustainabl Services share and they will for e to low- where we understan transporta Transport Environm income all come d that they tion, the ation R_8IAMzDBzYSfaK7a ent residents together. are paying city saves Individual M4J Yes Affordabili ty of Realistic Transport residing in Budget R_eVBEJWpWON6EosI ation Toronto Individual M6S Yes public affordable affordable transit R_cBWwfqSK4uwzzBG housing housing Individual m4y No A sense Seek of organizati excitemen onal t about the mechanis future and ms which a love for mitigate the city. / the natural The need tendency to for any increase funded power services visa a vis Make to become the smart long- entrenche provincial term d and governme decisions, serve the Alternative nt; don't do needs of s to cars perhaps what their own for attain looks bureaucra transport provincial good or is cy rather (public, status for easy in than the Suburban bikes, Toronto the short- needs of sprawl R_9Nyl8UD4pJCDQy0 walking) Poverty itself. / term. the city. Individual M4K Yes Garbage collection in Parkdale is appalling. Every week, something goes wrong. Either Cut nothing salaries to Remembe gets Councillor r how picked up, s and much half of it other more doesn't staffers. money get picked There is they make up, or no reason at their things get that they jobs than tossed should most of around make as the city, the street. much and how It's just money as little work awful and they do. they do in Access to Funding Garbage disgusting It's a compariso services R_cBHoenBur6yc6ZS Cuts collection . disgrace. n. Individual M6K No Transit The City planning should should be take a based on long view demand of and need, services. not on Cutting politics. / / youth or The open priority data neighbour "No initiative at hood service toronto.ca programs cuts" / / /open may help It's should be the cheaper in expanded. bottom the long- / / line in term to Neighbour 2012, but provide hoods it will communit need a result in y and mixture of more youth uses and costs in programs building the long than it is types to term as to pay for be crime and law sustainabl delinquen enforcem e. The cy rises as ent and new a result. incarcerati condo It's much on when towns cheaper under- need to to spend served Civic ensure upfront on kids grow Revenue Engagem they follow programs up into Shortage R_3RjY2bjB3xzQfg8 Transit ent basic that have crime. Individual M4J No Privatizing services (as Rob Ford is inclined to The do) is just Gentrificat Transit not a good ion and City plan idea-- the should be publicly pushing re-visited funded out of and services small seriously reach Homeless businesse considere more Rob Ford R_bq2HeRIyTqCoqCo ness s. d. people. Individual M5V No The shutting The loss down of of the long- reserve planned fund R_blP3lYf11FRjkK8 projects Individual M5B No Why does it cost more to This provide survey is the same a good services? example This of how fundamen easy it tal can be to question get public deserves opinion on exploratio various n before issues. city we try to That workers' find a should job stopgap make your bicyclist public satisfactio solution, decisions safety R_8DlYLKn3GnUvggc transit n The City doesn't it? easier. Individual M5T No of Toronto is well aware of the economic benefits that the Pride Toronto festival provides to us. I would caution our public service not to bend to the ill- informed will of some politicians, who seek to defund That multi- Pride and year other budget LGBT planning organizati should be ons based the norm, Funding Public upon going for Pride R_8HfjZFZQL3mj22E Transit Health ideology forward. Individual M6S No Ask yourself, "Will this service cut now affect the City of Toronto drastically in the future?" Saving pennies on the dollar to balance a single budget means NOTHING if future budgets are hurt. Plan for a city of the future and not a knee- jerk cut to supposedl Infrastruct y save city Poverty R_42xkstXQUsDXZUUJobs ure of now. Individual M6G No Every departme nt should be audited thoroughly for WASTE. This includes employee s who do no work and hang out in their white trucks smoking and drinking coffee for hours at a time. Open up your hiring processes Stop . I am blocking certain up the there are waste arts and developm waterfront substantia managem culture ent (damn with ugly l saving ent R_0wGgtik5gJ27aVm funding condos) buildings! there. Individual M4J No Privatizing services might save money in the short- term, but has proven conclusive ly NOT to in the long- term. This survey was incredibly cynically Please written make our and city better, Please manipulati not worse. think of us ve. Your Have that as job as our as your citizens, represent first not just atives in priority - taxpayers, municipal not as you governme whether make your nt is to you can decisions. figure out save each We want how YOU citizen a livable, can $10 a vibrant maintain year, or Transit R_7TWUMrgcP3otxCABike paths Parks city. responsibi whatever. Individual M6J Yes I can always go live in a cheaper city - but I stay in Securing Toronto more because revenue the quality streams of life is should be so high. If a priority - the quality maybe the of life ability to were to levy drop, even different if it meant Environm Funding taxes or I save ental Communit Transit increasing money, I Sustainabi y improvem developer would lity R_bpBpVt9Iu96lBd2 Programs ents. fees. leave. Individual M8Y No Infrastruct Mass ure Environm Mass transit R_9zAsTt4eAKXmgm0repairs ent transit Individual M6J No City developm ent, such as the waterfront Are there , and the any revitalizati alternate on of items to existing tax, neighbour similar to hoods the land such as transfer Lawrence and now- Lack of Park, eliminated revenue/b Regent vehicle udget Park, registratio TTC R_bj6lIA67g8erLiQ Traffic deficit etc... n tax? The police Individual M5T No budget is a massive portion of the budget, and yet there seems to be very little effort to find real efficiencie s in the police departme nt. I get the sense that the model that worked in the 1960s is still being used today, when problems are dramatical Services ly Budget for the different. deficit Child R_3ZZkzMFWwpGRWkY care mentally ill There Individual M4Y No 1) Stay Dramatica within the lly reduce budget, the paid stop duty for kowtowing $45+/hour to the police police officers union guarding a (yes, hole in the they're ground very and necessary replace but their with much hand is lower paid always out individuals for more), who'd love have a to have long term the job. 10+ years 2) Be strategic honest plan, look with for people savings that far beyond services the small can't be potatoes provided of with no councillor increases s' office ever in expenses, property monitor Budget Transport Environm taxes or more Deficit R_ebOUa3JFc83T8QAation ent user fees, stringently Individual M9P No Too many people spend too much of their income solely on rent. The city needs to provide safe, affordable housing for everyone as a It is fair fundamen and just to tal human prioritize right. We the most need to Taxing vulnerable make the proportion citizens at needs of ately to the our most property expense vulnerable value is a of the affordable citizens fair way to most affordable public cuts to city our first fund city wealthy housing R_dcEMf6JqaNt993e transit services priority. services. citizens. Individual m9b No Road tolls Traffic Traffic & congestio Social congestio congestio n R_2blA7KAN9plTHNi Deficit services n n charges Individual M5B No Federal and Provincial governme nts benefit financially from Taxes are Toronto's not the productivit enemy! y and they Terrible Planning, Accounta should service Zoning, bility and spur it on delivery is Developm transpare Budget by funding the ent R_eA3al7BFjLRhQ3y ncy shortfalls this too. enemy. Individual M5T No Environm ental issues/Cli Civic mate Engagem Change R_4Zql00iuyG3Z1Gs Budget ent Individual m6p No need more overcrowd police foot ing in patrol at condo night in pot holes R_3g79vP9oP6VVYgYbuildings our area Individual M9R No Consider the multiple The basic wealth social gap is service increasing centres - Toronto from is diverse shelters and mixed and food income banks - housing and make developm sure these ent should agencies be a Transit Bike Food remain in priority of City R_4MFmunDZdrw8mGM Lanes Security tact. the city. Individual M5G Yes affordable housing and planning resident tools to engagem support strong economic ent in city mixed public developm governanc communiti services ent R_cG79TYUyAMcYHWY e es Individual M6J Yes Roads, Public cycling, Waterfron Transport traffic t waterfront ation / congestio preservati preservati Subway R_eEvCCQYkRAzaJqQ n on on no no Individual M5A No Local food sustainabil ity. / Emergenc y and disaster Cleanlines managem s R_2f6zMUys6PND9fm Courtesy Safety ent Individual m4j No Transport ation Transport Affordable infrastruct ation R_1ADOSibzDceKj1q housing ure. Individual M6G No The city should be looking to diversify its funding sources as the province allows: vehicle registratio n fees, regional sales tax (416+905) , regional income tax, land Improving transfer Transit by tax. NOT Property cutting taxes and Transit user fees City and are wasting regressive I am $50+ on and willing to cancellatio unsustain pay more n fees and able to insisting sources of maintain all new income for & improve rapid a modern quality Affordable transit be city. services Jobs R_eFmx2HrhKm8dftW Transit Housing buried! Toronto in this city. Individual M4J No Planning, Our In many waterfront property cases, t's revitalizati taxes are not about on, transit, the lowest who the in the provides senseless GTA and, the gutting of frankly, service Transit the (public or City and services private), the we have it's about inferior in Toronto efficiency proposed are and replaceme superior operations nt that will to most (obviously continue cities in there are to leave the GTA. exception most They can s, e.g. people in increase police). the without Regardles suburbs hurting s of what stranded most of the City and us. Small does, it waiting user fees will need hours for are fine, to oversee buses, but we its truly fair must operations taxes ensure and (right now that our ensure its Toronto poor and efficiency. has the vulnerable You need Ensuring Sensible lowest can to do this quality of urban property continue both with Transit R_0p8RMkSIK8Gwx4Uservices planning taxes in to access public and Individual M5J No The city City needs to services focus first are the on issues most concernin important g the element in "416" and making less on Toronto a those of world the "905" class city. e.g. To scrimp transit. A on second services issue is to in order to establish The city enhance a more should short term practical charge for political property parking at image is tax all city wrong. system schools. Investmen i.e. one Currently t in city that teachers services applies and staff should taxation to are address realized provided strategic values some issues rather level of that than free consider theoretical parking. future Infrastruct / This "free generation ure access to unrealized ride" s. The city investmen social valuations should be should not Transit R_77JNZtzwGZTDyde t services . stopped. turn a Individual M6S No The major The city cost within needs to the city be budget is managed labour more in costs. line with Unless what is leadership done in is willing the to take business this item world. on, cutting Tough a program decisions here and need to be there is made for just the long window term dressing viability of and will the city . have Again we limited need to long term cut the impact. I ranks of believe we employee need to s to cut our address city work the labour force by cost of outsourcin 10% right running g where it across the this city. reducing streamlini makes board You can city labour ng city financial over a 3-5 never costs R_6D7XW6mm16zusYs services sense year time convince Individual M4G No Transit City! Subway constructi on isn't going to help, and isn't going to happen Accessibili fast ty R_bKk7v3oxo78OnwE Transit Inclusion enough. Individual M6P No Transit / infrastruct reduce traffic R_ePZ5EsxDUvHUJiQure taxes Individual M6K Yes While I'm thrilled Rob Ford is so pro- subway, the last thing we need is yet another northern suburban line. Subways are needed in high- density downtown throughwa ys like Queen, where no amount of streetcar service can Downtown Skyrocketi reduce rapid ng real the transit estate incoming expansion prices/affo traffic to reduce rdable from the traffic R_0vPQLRPHrLHLex6housing suburbs. Individual M5V No Keep up Roads the good and Public work R_9RzTbhoYPwb7qhm Transit Rob!! Individual m9a No Public Transport ation and sustainabl e developm ent that takes into Make account choices the that you environme will be nt as well Finding proud to Sustainabl as efficiencie take credit Public e creating a s - for in Transport developm Public vibrant reducing years to ation R_bEMoh0Oc9KBSWs4 ent Housing city waste. come. Individual M4L No To not prioritize businesse s and financial matters over investing in people and addressin g the social determina nts of health and public health. I'm Social very determina concerned nts of that Ford's health new (also model of related to ending the public the first gravy train health, two issues will cause harm but must serious reduction, be clearly detriment LGBTTIQ identified to and anti Accessibili Transport and oppressed oppressio ty R_07fQ0hZvKxgMVY8 ation prioritized) people. n issues. Individual M4K No Aim for the policy that best serves the greater good, not the privileged or those with environme social Food vested transit R_2lr1Z1dCSFHTA7Wnt services security interests. Individual M6K Yes reduce spending, increase affordable workflow , reliable, efficiencie safe and s, remove affordable social accessible redundan transit R_cUNA0TjxLrUglne housing services transit cies Individual M4C No It is difficult to say on many of these questions if the costs should be lowered, without knowing Make sure the costs. people One can live concern I first, then would make sure have we're when safe, then contractin focus on g out, is programs that while that make Transit I am sure that needs to generally people be an in favour who are issue in of not doing and of contractin well can itself. Not g out, I do better, Public Safe bike merely a want to and tell us Transit - lanes, and Keeping part of an make sure what you moving off-road and infrastruct the city are doing more (pathway) attracting ure retains when you people commutin businesse conglomer programs are doing better. R_cZwQ01bKo9kuOAA g. s & jobs ate. that could it. Individual M6J No I think the emphasis on cars above all other modes of transporta tion has to be abandone d. Clearly cars have a role to play in our transporta tion infrastruct ure mix, but let's consider other, cost effective modes of transporta tion (bikes, street- level LRT) when determinin Looming Bicycle / g how to Transport budget Pedestria invest in ation R_ex4yLLavO3K0hFy deficit n Safety better Individual M5R No the rent is too many insufficien too many no more too damn high taxes R_3q5n56F8lbgufQg bicycles t transit unions unions high Individual m5e No Waterfron t redevelop ment. Also, there should be a charge to use the DVP (like on the 407) with this Too little money put funding into from building a higher down- More Building levels of town relief transport. Regulatio governme subway Have road Transport R_9Kv9NFVfoLjSJx2 ns nt line. tolls. Individual M4R No red light district (not on the island: perhaps in the Toronto is Bloor/ossi pretty ngton good area?). when it This could comes to attract disability tourists access and help however sex the city workers should be more consult safe safe and with injection respected people of drug sites for as a many abuse/lac drug contributin abilities k of users, g part of when disability/a services affordable our planning ccessibilit homeless for drug housing communiti and y R_4OrM90AeMqwrRS4 ness users for all. es. building. Individual M6G No R_dcXVsBkPXgtDtqY -99 M5C -99 We need to invest in transit - - not just subways, but LRTs - - to reach across the city. The city is being strangled with traffic, and this can't be solved by widening roads. How about tolls on highways coming into the city so that those living social outside services Toronto Don't to a for those pay their hatchet most HIV fair share job to this vulnerable R_9prl8yY8JhPyPnS prevention transit not only city! Individual M4J No Poverty R_3yYEyyENoeSprFy Transit Housing Individual M5S No Your survey is badly written and biased. Quality of service and financial feasibility do not have to be People mutually are willing exclusive. to pay Proper Keeping As more if it funding Proper services governme means a for Arts Proper funding within nt you good and funding for governme need to do quality of culture R_9vi4mbJd5Xfk1JW for transit housing nt hold BOTH! life. Individual M2N No Public Toronto housing has the should opportunit NOT be y to built or become a administer well-run ed by the city. I City of hope the Toronto. current The administra millions tion will that are not be wasted to cowed by build a the fear- SINGLE mongerin UNIT of a g of a residence segment are of the outrageou electorate. s; Rob Ford developer was s would elected to bankrupt make themselve fundamen s if they tal spent the changes ludicrous to the way amounts the city on operates. constructi Some service on that the innovative transporta efficiencie public Operation City of applicatio tion R_021bnSZpF0dKOEY s housing of courts Toronto ns will be Individual M3H Yes Transit. This city desperatel y needs improvem ents to our transit infrastruct ure and discourag Environm Developm e the use Transit R_cwstrvWc09cfIVK ent ent of cars. Individual m6r Yes The I think that Please ongoing the city consider debate should opening between focus on a up the cyclists stratified waterfront and the system . It could city needs where the be a to be people fantastic resolved. who are area of The city more able the city, needs to to pay, enjoyed accept pay more. by all, but that bikes Students, currently it are a part seniors, is mired in of the and those a sea of Toronto under 30, condos environme all and nt and the residents isolated cyclists with by the need to unstable Gardiner. declare or small It is such themselve incomes, a beautiful s would be resource pedestrian subsidized that could s or by the bring in vehicles; (presuma heaps of Public they can't bly) more revenue Transit continue establishe for the (TTC, to be both. d and city, but Buses, Confusion stable it's Streetcars homeless over the income of potential and affordable ness / role of the middle continues BIKES) R_3HIDanaAd86T6bG living poverty cyclists is generation to be Individual M5R No Property tax should be levied on the same equitable rate for all properties , whether they are single- family dwellings or apartment units. As a renter, too much of my income goes to The real paying my interests landlord's of the Security of property working employme tax bill. people nt and especially who make proper as our up the valuation garbage vast of and trash majority of experienc collection the City's e in the are taxpayers Living Infrastruct City's ALREADY and Jobs R_07VQsOuHOTyGJhiwages ure workforce contracted citizens. Individual M4S No Accessibl e transit (beyond subways), especially Affordable for people & the living in Accessibl Environm affordable the inner e Transit R_9yKBBBv5vYr73aA ent housing suburbs Individual m6r No The right thing, and not just want the Mayor infrastruct wants to transit R_2udggOQbP6YVx7Cure garbage do Individual M5R No We need to cut back services, city should to only fund only those essential deemed services: essential. public The most safety, cost sewer effective bloated water service bureaucra services. delivery cy, too Nothing should be many non more. All used at all essential services times. If it too may services ,should be means non far too too many run at cost privatizati municipal essential many civil wards/polito on, so be spending R_6Vk7hySnQRtAJve programs servants. ticians everyone. it. Individual M2M Yes youth homeless ness lack affordable of funding R_af01n7ZESrcGhJq transit housing Individual m3c No communit Communit y y leaders awarenes public developm s R_d43P0Dk9rBx3Kv2 poverty transit ent Donations Individual M5V No Extending the transit system to many other areas of the City, such as If the residents Transit want the city plan City to which is provide now under services, review. the only This way to do needs to this is by be done increasing as quickly user fees as and taxes. possible Contractin and at the g out Do not be most services scared of affordable still tax rates for represent increases the City. significant or Rail lines costs and increased along the tax user fees. Eglinton base is Residents Ave and where the will always to the City eventually Implement contractin airport are receives accept ing Transit City g out of vital most of its them and City R_brWvCGAowAGZgTa deficits services importanc revenue. move on. Individual m4p No Need to The city STOP stop should LISTENIN whatever balance G TO mechanis its budget ENVIRON ms and by cutting MENTALI plans that services ST AND seem to that we SPECIAL be in are all INTERES place to forced to T GROUP use my pay for but LOBBIES- tax dollars which start to narrow disproporti making existing onately financial roads, benefit a decisions eliminate small for the driving group of city's lanes, and residents. future install The city which are speed should prudent bumps! absolutely and The city is cut sound. growing expenses The not which media and Transport Stop shrinking, provide vocal ation- Taxes- no wasteful and the little real minority need new taxes spending- lack of benefit groups more and need why does effective such as won't like efficient to keep the city mass special- you at all, roads, existing dole out transit interest but the more taxes and so much means parades, large subways, user fees money to you can't unnecess (normally NO BIKE fair and the Pride suddenly ary road silent) LANES R_7WpcqvT3zUEVKSg affordableparade?? "go to work block of Individual M8X No overall economic job view of issues R_el0qSLp96LXfKMA shortages the city Individual M9R No We still have lower taxes than in the 905, and people will pay to live Expand here, so That tax and don't feel increases create we need and taxes revenue- to be in general generating cutting are municipal services warranted, corporatio to keep and are ns and down our not entities. / already necessaril / Confront low taxes y bad, as the indoor- at the long as workers expense they can unions. of Status of The be Office services repair of Inadequat complexity justified workers and the roads and e and of the and are don't need welfare of infrastruct overburde planning spent this the ure R_0fv2r62HW6AxJaY ned transit process fairly. protection. citizens. Individual M2N No Please consider the future costs - both monetary and otherwise - of cutting back services for the sole purpose of saving money. Sometime s a short term investmen t can be a lot better Public than short Planning accessibili term gain Public and Environm ty to city from transit R_824uczO3PgL4lms foresight ent council cutbacks. Individual M6P No Affordable Infrastruct Transit R_2sBN4G9HvWPdzTK Housing ure Individual M4P No The city should support unionized public service workers, as they support the city. Without mutual support, the quality of city services will newcomer weaken library transporta program congestio and cease funding tion R_8GRDxqSYDPu4pyk funding n of traffic to exist. Individual m5a No Maintainin g and improving our city requires an investmen t, and I think that if people see improvem ents in services and a service attitude they will be content to pay for it - it's when you have the combinati on of Maintenan increasing ce and costs and Maintenan improvem deteriorati ce and ent of Provision ng City improvem infrastruct of social services ent of the ure e.g. services that transit water (childcare, people get system R_e3RyAsHOGh1rgVK system housing) unhappy! Individual M4J No The negotiatio ns with union represent ation must be serious and tough. For example the city cannot The give 5% Computeri difference increases zed in the fund and then control of services raise City of today's taxes by works. administra the same We need tion and amount. fewer stop others is The signs and that there employee more is a great s can not managea deal of look at ble traffic trust now. citizens as lighting If some banks. systems services The to get must be employee traffic altered s must do moving higher or what they Tough properly lower then are paid Union and make so be it. In for and Road Transport negotiatio air quality my when their repairs. R_40khvqmU32gXjRa ation. ns. better. opinion. probation Individual M4C No Service decisions should be based on multi-year plans and should be Social Infrastruct policy/res Services - ure - earch Public Daycare/h Complete based not Transit R_0CFBW1hp43foCc4ousing Streets political. Individual M6H No Work with Partnershi Toronto is businesse ps with dead s to repair business. without infrastruct The BIA small ure and program business create is the best retailers. wonderful program Neighbour places to in the city hoods are live, shop, because built on walk. The City funds the small BIA are shops and program matched restaurant takes tens by private s. They of millions enterprise drive of dollars . everything from Businesse and businesse s buy create a s to fix our flower huge sidewalks, pots, pay number of roads, for jobs. Help street streetscap them and furniture e studies, they will etc. We lighting build your need improvem city. more of ents, Contribute this. Cost banners, $10,000 to sharing repairing a BIA and programs city you'll get Improving with the property, millions in main private cleaning benefit. streets viability of sector etc. The Lower and small should be city should business avenues R_eyynX0w4vNlcMv2 business city debt bolstered. spend taxes as Individual M6S No too much duplicatio traffic governme n of congestio nt waste R_9n1LbZluBUJG7Fa services n cut waste! Individual M5M No sell surplus its not land, sell your the long money. term care you are and given it in we need retirement trust. city to sell off homes, respect involved in transit- we surplus sell the that and services need property day care understan which more and use it centres, d there is would be subways to pay off sell every not a spending better in and to get the debt unit in bottomles without private rid of and build communit s pit of controls R_b25Di529gxf2fm4 sector streetcars subways y housing money Individual m3g No Reducing the Improving Maintainin Infrastruct Public g Service ure Deficit R_1BxhTPaMfkF2C20 Transit Levels Individual M4Y No Can YES - anyone in please do the city hire hall think appropriat about e people, using not based incredible on private human connectio resources ns (family, potential friend, STILL lover, , dormant etc.) , but and based on WASTED competen in this city ce, for years? experienc What e, about education working and ability with - so far citizens Toronto and has encouragi atrocious cleaning ng them services up to take run by corruption initiatives young, among in taking lazy, city care of poorly official, their own educated, big needs unsuitable poor city monopolie instead of , narrow unemploy TTC SERVICE s such as paying minded ment R_6fAKGf6f2XIWcNS monopoly S TTC lazy city bunch of Individual M6K Yes Library Communit Garbage Services R_4HZlBI2SUxtljXS y Services disposal Individual M5V No lack of affordable housing / lack of Real well- people paying depend on jobs (too Consider these many alternative services, businesse s to and s pay property thoughtles minimum taxes, s wage, such as cutbacks which is vehicle have too low for taxes. If drastic Toronto) / people effects on public want to lives, transit pollute often with cuts in low- when conseque income alternative nces far neighbour s exist, beyond hoods, they what like the should politicians cancellatio pay for and city Environm Wealth n of Finch that managers ent R_bw35KTtMvZKVREoPoverty Inequality LRT. privilege. plan for. Individual m5t No poverty, homeless ness, public affordable transit R_eINLJdCmwEH7vN2 gridlock housing Individual m4s No communit TTC R_db9hgvTWEzmnWHW y centres biking Individual M2A No Lakefront Public Public Developm Green Transit R_cNfsnhF5j2q9GQY ent Spaces Individual M8X No Police are currently overpaid and underwork ed. We should reduce the size of the police force, and get them out of their cars. / / We need to encourag e drivers to obey such basic rules as signalling turns and The stopping quality of for life here protection protection pedestrian for public of the of public cross- generation transit waterfront services walks. R_6m4WYNIOm5C4kyE s to come. Individual M4L Yes The City should Please fund consider services your kids that give and their back to future, the and their communit kids. y and Think create about safe, society as active, a whole Human environme and what rights ntally is better education, friendly for it. education, and Don't think social educating in classes, programs environme just be in nts for honest marginalis young with ed people yourself; communit today so what is y areas, that we the best Public can have direction education a better for society and future, to be access to even if it heading Social Environm culture costs us in? what is Human Programm ental and some best for Rights R_3z9xRO4JC5Sf2PGing Planning education! taxes. everyone? Individual M5S Yes do not unemploy transporta privatize ment R_bqoz5e4T40Nzg0s safety tion garbage Individual m6p No Engage the provincial and federal Addressin governme Bicycle g police nts for safety/aw abuses The funding areness/a during Waterfron public ccessibilit Transit R_bsKczUzj5lyQLqI G20 t transit. y. Individual M8V No social Transit R_e9xq4yVi3JbQZI8 services Individual m5r No Find Pride, whether you support or don't support the LGBT, it brings a significant amount of revenue into both city businesse s and municipal tax coffers. To do anything other than fund the event is hypocritic al and Infrastruct short ure R_1NU3R1j3UNCqivq Growth Liveability sighted. Individual M4Y Yes HIV prevention and Drug prevention HIV /harm Healthcar Preventio reduction Housing e R_2sKNaNURc5XpVSk n work Individual M5A No think long term. stop wasting money by scrapping plans and Aging starting Transport infrastruct Arts and over ation R_3IsUwXEqntgtE8c ure Culture again. Individual m5b No Toll roads Toll roads to charge to charge those who those who drive on drive on the roads the roads with out a with out a downtown downtown city city address. address. As more As more people people drive in to drive in to Creating a work that work that greener have an have an Public infrastruct electoral city over 3 outside outside Transit R_4Giai3fWSR18mfG ure system year address. address. Individual M5A No Public Underemp Tourism Transport R_czEUyTBJlAZMdp2 loyment Promotion Individual M5J No Harbord is a bike highway with a giant fire breathing dragon in the middle. Somethin When we g must be want done people to about the increase stretch their use between of Bathurst services and (i.e. more Spadina. TTC Consider riders is parking on good for one side everyone), only, or increased during non user fees rush are a Bike Garage hours crazy Safety R_b8Tj4kOaKKHrW1m Transit Collection only. idea. Individual M5S Yes funding improving waterfront for Pride cycling developm festivities R_6XwIIG5N7lN5DUw networks ent Individual M5A No land transfer tax / property road tax R_3P1bDguRsVvLEdStransit repair Individual m4c No transporta the city tion! should congestio consider n from "value" automobil instead of es costs simply our "cost" economy when billions, making destroys these our air decisions. quality, for contribute example s to there are climate situations change, where makes us cutting a unhealthy service as we sit might in our cars save all day, money and this year destroys but might our cost us communiti more es as down the highways line accessibili run because ty of city through we lose services maintainin them. the value to low- g our Many of that the transporta income urban us can't service tion R_3mlVqUxuoLu7F1G people forest afford to generated Individual m4j No Real jobs that pay real wages that people can live and support their families on are important. Contractin g out Gas tax services like to the Vancouve lowest r has to bidder pay for gives transit. profits to Bring business back the owners at car the registratio expense n fee. of workers Licence and The OMB bicycles to doesn't Road overriding pay for benefit maintenan local bike our city in Transit R_3xurGKXofztWkO8 Bike lanes ce decisions lanes. the end. Individual m6p No Get more money from mega- corporatio ns that can clearly afford it / More business tax on mega- City is corporatio wasting ns / Car lots of tax for City is money on driving Horrible unable to consultant into Public pay its s who do Downtown Transit R_4IxMOC5HcBCYVaA bills nothing core Individual m1n No I would encourag e more discussion about wealth transfers. I understan Incentives d that for public when it sector comes to unions social and the assistanc politicians e that programs negotiate that some with them wealth are all redistributi wrong. on in Real necessary privatizati but it on (open strikes me competitio as quite n, no unfair for private or people to public pay for sector services Public Lack of monopolie they don't sector support s) is use, even wages for active essential if it makes and transporta going the budget benefits R_9plgyePGrxdRzz6 tion forward. add up in Individual M5R No Please stop putting multiple policies in place that are bad for the environme Don't get nt. I know rid of the you love plastic your car bag tax, but I love please. my Seriously, children getting rid more and of it to I would Please appease a like the stop going handful of world to on about penny- be in good the "war Public The pinchers shape on cars". transporta environme Social is when they It makes tion R_0J1BLksw7cbis8k nt programs sickening. grow up. me sick. Individual M5A No Toronto is a downtown metropolit an area. It should have fantastic public services for those in need, greatly improved public transit and accommo dation of alternative means of transport (i.e. walking/bi king/etc. as opposed to driving), and should Maintainin encourag g funding Environm e and Public to ental enforce transit R_9uUVf7lyW7PFynO services issues environme Individual M4Y No If wanted Yes. to live in There is a Alabama, very I'd move obvious to source of Separate Alabama. revenue Culture I live here which the and Sport. because I Ford One is a believe in brothers commerci a civilized seem al culture. incapable enterprise Our of seeing: , the other property Overtime is culture. taxes are for police. You have very My loaded the reasonabl crossing dice by e: the guard is putting cheapest capable of them in thing I buy safely the same is property delivering category, taxes. If children to and only the city school, for our needs to about 12 Federal increase bucks an Tax law taxes to hour. Why lumps improve does it them services, cost 65 - together. they 95 per Everyone should do hour to Integration else can so, and guard a Fix the of see stop the hole at the Infrastruct Communit through race to side of the ure deficit Transit R_bDgCADVGV8vxhXu ies this. the road? And Individual M5L Yes Overpaid Look at city each workers service (otherwise area and I want a reduce job like the that) / amount of Mayor people Ford is collecting doing a cheques Great for not Job!! Let doing him do much this more!!! / will save a City lot of Councillor money salaries that can and office be put budgets towards need to be the actual People reduced, services. should there are It does not have too many take 3 more say people trucks 7 in what there for workers Overpaid city the wrong and 1 city Councillor reasons supervisor Councillor s are (taking to cut s with paid, advantage down a unnecess referendu of tax damaged arily large m style payer tree in the Overpaid office accountab money) / park (this city works budgets R_0HUzmfWosDzuLE8 ility. It's is an Individual M9A Yes Insufficien Traffic Wasteful t Congestio spending infrastruct n R_2s0c4IIqPx4HJn6 in Council ure Individual M2J No I think the city should offer less sick days, and reward its staff that show up to work New Wasted Advertisin consistent Traffic R_0lxq3L9hjOYh06E Subway Money g ly. Individual M5N No Look to cut the bloated TTC. Wheel Trans is a disgrace, the vehicles alone are $300,000 and three times more than any other comparabl e operation. Contract that out too, there is no need to pay that driver $26 /hr. / / Get rid of Seriously TTC entertain Transit collectors, uploading and move to the Politicians regional automate subway not transit d fare system to cooperatin Value for integration collection, the Transit R_4URDoYOzs2zbhekg tax . provide Province. Individual m4k No R_5uymd6irOvjXe4I Individual m4g No Red tape is a common cause for frustration from businesse s to communit y groups trying to work with city employee s. Policies in some cases have crippled Road tolls, city donation workers to options for be able to under work funded effectively services with many for users groups. that wish Environm Create a to Widening ental and policy enhance gap communit review those city Traffic between y team that services. / Congestio rich and degradatio city Steeper n R_0NureLMfjSmngqw poor n employee fines. Individual M6E No There seemed to be too many school board trustees to manage a handful of schools at a time. The school board has educators who I The City expect to should be able to "find" make funds good from real recomme state ndations businesse on the s. Owners program of condo- and buildings, system hotels, that would etc.. are be getting meaningfu huge high cost too many poor l to revenues of living - & too transporta students s from expensive much tion a whole. I those housing R_2uyhUcgDpMCRPaA taxes system felt that buildings. Group or Organization Public Accessibili "Think Transit R_5aTuKQb216Zxk56 ty long term" Individual M6P Yes Keeping public services public keeping helps public maintain services accessibili improving the quality public R_5ABqhOc2j4JTnpi ty TTC of our city Individual M8V No 1. Get tough Property on the taxes unions. should be Public used for sector CORE compensa services tion that schemes benefit are SO everyone - out-of- e.g., whack services with that ONLY private the City sector can do compensa (e.g., fire, tion for police, city similar planning, roles (if public you count health, total etc.) and compensa Long-term services tion - i.e., developm that are salary, ent disproporti bonus, planning onately benefits, City is is poor. / used by pension, meddling Public the poor. early in too transit is Other retirement many Too way too services ) and this Property things - unrespons politically should is the taxes/cost stick to ive - poor driven and largely be primary of service core customer costs too paid for by driver for too high R_1X5xi4cCyIUMNta services service much. user fees. out-of- Individual M4W No would like increase to see vibrancy interesting green of city to right wing maintain a progressiv walls on draw bean progressiv e the tourism counting e exciting infrastruct exterior of and new mayor R_6R6FARlcOGR4LvC city ure buildings / residents Individual m4m No Tax those who can afford it - wealthy citizens and corporatio ns. The more equal society becomes (achieved through accessibili ty to quality services), the happier ALL members are. And please improve the city bike system. Better and It's safer currently cycling Cleaner deplorable infrastruct public and ure R_e2RYujgih8xPtM8 transit unsafe, Individual M6K No More accessible , and wider support reaching for the transit transit R_09tAWRojTEKJi3q housing arts options. Individual m4x No Emergenc y Services Sustainabl Resource Transit & e City s R_5ALvpJc0CKmBEKo Traffic building Individual M4Y Yes Don`t remove Don Valley Parkway. It was silly decision Sheppard Security of Cancel subway Remove (more previous remove extension R_bPJuWxsqgXhcygs street car police) council. D.V.P. Individual M2K Yes Toronto needs more things for families to do; this is why I often visit other cities. After all, the zoo, the science centre can only go so far. What Do not about repeat the doing a same public/priv mistake ate as venture Montreal for an and aquarium, Work assume or a hard, the city planetariu keep it will always Deficit R_3C8OjMYsCInaPEUTaxes Schools m? good. be great. Individual m1c No cutting services is not the solution. cutting cost is. Or instead sell city increasing properties taxes to and pay, find transfer ways to services make the that are service not more essential efficient to and cost Torontoni less. ans to Private other companie companie s do that s that are to keep able to their provide competitiv the eness and service for the city less cost social transporta should do to the services R_emrBz5lRaJ0APZ2 tion poverty the same. taxpayers. Individual m6p No the G20. Work to return Stop public wasting confidenc money e in the where it Police needn't be force, and wasted. redefine Require their detailed mandate reviews as "to and serve and justificatio protect ns of THE expenditur PUBLIC" es from Police instead of suspect incompete Transit Misuse of the services nce & inadequac public governme (e.g., overpay R_01xOI9P9r7VD6kI ies funds nt. police). Individual M4S No R_0AR0rVKstS68sUQ Individual M4C No In order to be a prosperou s city, one must ensure that the most vulnerable citizens are able to go out and work. This means the city should provide adequate child care and social Waterfron services t to enable Developm them to Child Care R_28Zhy6b1ZoBa5ZWent Garbage succeed. Individual M9C No When it A city comes to needs to maintainin be g and responsibl making e for improvem delivering ents to my many of house, I the don't services always go that are with the rendered cheapest to its option. I citizens don't mind because a paying city should more for a be job if I get accountab value for le to those my same money. citizens. / The same / When goes for asking my city. I whether a don't want service a gold- should be plated city contracted but I want out, ask a great whether it city that makes Water/Se Waterfron works sense for wage t well, is a third infrastruct developm accountab party to Transit R_5dLO5ApyFNYut1O ure ent le to all its generate Individual M4L No When considerin g funding of new/existi ng services, make sure we are using the most efficient methods possible. If spending more on the service today means that down the line, it will provide a better, more TTC efficient service service, it cuts/chan stands to Road ges (loss Overall reason Congestio of Transit service that the n R_7NXzCVnmLW4tWBu City) cuts service Individual M4P No Some people In Toronto depend on these services. It is better to think about the future of the City than making cuts now. It would be best to think of innovative ways to save money than Public Recreatio simply Transport nal Bike cutting ation R_9BppJxElp1yCvs0 Services Lanes programs. Individual M6S No More access for bikes on roads. Use the Less cars surplus We like in left from our downtown the last services Transit R_8qVHYKYyFiFfSg4 Pollution gridlock . admin city run. Individual M5n No Public Communit Transport y Services R_bpASwT83Pfq1gzy ation Taxes Individual M4X No Too much Lack of wastage Budget affordable on police Tax the TAX THE shortfall R_8IAFruByVdlIWTa transit budget rich. RICH. Individual M6S No I really think the Graffiti clean-up project is a waste of time & Garbage money. collection Downtown should , Graffiti is stay city- a part of run. the culture Administr and ation money costs could be could be spent in lowered in MUCH almost all MORE city-run NEEDED service areas. I departme Please do think the nts. More considerin current investmen g the vast mayor is t into the difference out-of- public s between Downtown touch with library downtown traffic/tran Arts/Cultu Access to downtown system is vs. sit R_2hHAXoreeqDVO8Q re programs Toronto required. suburbs. Individual M6J No I hate when we refer to the people of Toronto as Economy - taxpayers. Attracting .. we're Commute - Businesse more than Public s& Quality of that, no? Transit R_cu6PmLPURDmocaU Tourists Life Citizen... Individual M1L No stop the fear mongerin g. The People cost of matter. providing All people services matter go up so and we of course have a we have responsibi to lity to take increase care of taxes and each use fees. other. his is a The given...Th homeless, e City the poor, ...particula substance rly the users, mayor young should people, stop children, suggestin the Homeless g this is a elderly, ness/affor terrible or people dable Infrastruct unreason living with Poverty R_57IdHwgEPOJi48k housing ure able thing. HIV/AIDS. Individual M6H No Public Affordable Transit R_3NIqoKHE7JdDyra Housing Crime Individual M6C No Need to invest to have a great city and not cancel contracts etc.. that would have Lack of benefitted funds for thousands How to TTC to Budget maintain improvem Torontoni shortfall R_6KUlkcVvoiw5AG0 services ents ans Individual m9c No We have to pay, we just want Wasting better money on value for Excess Pay Duty Affordable what we Debt R_braSasNdeRiVoYQ Police Housing pay Individual M5B Yes The polarizatio n of the The city "ghettoizat City Hall's between A lack of ion" of lack of affluent infrastruct certain fiscal areas and ure to deal areas of responsibi poor with traffic R_1GkuX0bz2hRyeag the city lity areas Individual M4Y No Poor city If you managem choose to Not ent. increase enough (Labourer user fees publicly s are in you funded effective if should Not communit not Raising choose to Poor enough y events managed taxes is decrease Managem Social or effectively the best municipal ent R_cOYKhFg83AlGS7aServices activities ) option. taxes. Individual m8v No Get rid of the "grass 'police" if they are still employed. Ridiculous waste of money employing people to make sure residents' grass is a wasteful certain ttc garbage R_aVPzZcNBERUzOAc spending length!! Individual M1K No over Transit Affordable job building of Services R_73uXtVl7CFqWLCQhousing creation condos.. Individual M5T No Increasing standards Improving/ to be met Not enhancing by increasing public services taxes R_d1dGkHG48jMxyMktransit providers Individual M5R No Wasting taxpayers money for political gain. Example Appealing court decision to stop a new by- out election sourcing between will cost Cusimano less and and We are possibly Augumeri. tired of be better Taxes R_8k89qjjlNDwD2cY Jobs Hydro / taxes!!!! service. Individual m3k No Communit y Social recreation services R_5A169YHEjKClbRq programs Transit Individual m4k No Inaccessi ble Recreatio n Loss of programm Social the Urban ing R_5C1swC6c7aEJlRi Services forest Individual m9c No jobs for disabled (deaf); tax increase for the police, rich; claw and fire back on where is making jobs for police, my job, at too much disabled tax the and fire s T.C.H.C. See last money R_0rLqMo937ywzH12 (deaf) rich salary. ?. answer Individual M1T No Please create job opportunit y for immigrant s who have different skills from lack of back job home but Lack of placement they are job for More staying at opportuniti Cost of immigrant organize home in es R_0iyGMIYSNUvkIiU education s and clean Toronto Group or Organization I'm fortunately fairly financially comfortabl e, well serviced by transit and other services (e.g.. Need for parks/trail long-term s) but strategic many are Need for Environm infrastruct not. Equity more ent / ure and should be transit Carbon service a key equity R_23omSYIgf6fsM4c Emissions plans priority. Take into Individual M2J No considerat ion services like animal services that involve living creatures & employee s that work hard to ensure they are taken care of. Reconsid er cutting a service like this that is already strained & ensure it Why not doesn't have a end up Lottery to like what raise happened Environm funds for in ental R_b8UsWrht8NVkXLSPopulation transit services Montreal. Individual m3m Yes Do not privatize garbage Transit R_enaXiJefqviHln6 pick-up! Individual M6N No Lower the Reduction ridiculous of salaries of vehicles municipal on the employee roads to s, and make the lower city more staffing accessible requireme to nts. In pedestrian depth traffic. analysis Constructi could on reduce intrusions required on staff mobility. significantl How Funding y much they for public improving are Transit R_5tnbccHUmPsULB2Budget Rob Ford festivals. savings. overpaid. Individual M4S No Infrastruct ure - Garbage Roads & Parks & and Recycling Recreatio sewers R_9twz46D5oteVLFO pick-up n Individual M4N No The TTC is broken - we need zoned fares, to implement presto everywher e, Stop eliminate relying on fare property collectors taxes and in favour user fees - of if possible automate under new d city of systems, I would toronto the list love to act do goes on. / see local what US / Also, governme cities do please nt be and open up more implement all city accountab a city generated le through income data, a ranked tax, if not especially ballot lobby line by line system for province financial elections, to allow data, for sustainabil especially such a use and ity and economic the funding analysis better environme developm mayoral mechanis by the transit R_a4prXP9kytLLBkg nt ent election. m public. Individual M5A No city poverty R_01HCrOyoi2Wtvus services Individual M6G No The city should LOWER the cost of transit to users and funding Build for our more public subways, transporta streetcars. tion Enhance system services should like Bixi. come Increase HIV/AIDS Green from other bike spread R_8bShRJkEItEs872 Transit Initiatives areas. lanes. Individual M5C No we need city services. Cutting them down to nothing simply to get rid of a deficit will simply run the city into the ground. other revenue sources should be considere Making The city d and the roads should do accountab safe for more to ility of city cyclists, get money resources including from the should be bike lanes federal of and bike and paramoun Increasing boxes at provincial t Affordable cost of intersectio governme importanc Transit R_e3Z8ZCO5AS9n48YHousing living ns nts e. Individual M5A No Maintainin Get the g and province improving to properly basic city fund services services Lack of and mandated decision programs by the making e.g. province Loss of Budget transpare Parks, but done services R_5nAKFcoAJXEPN5i shortfall ncy Libraries by the city. Individual M6C No Revamp the current Physical Be more planning deliberate process to and encourag considerat e e of "neighbou constituen rhood" ts input nodule and shopping, consult service ward delivery citizens and above culture/ent Mayor (& ertainmen Mayor & his inner t delivery Council group) with the can be when long creation of more term neighbour consultativ decisions Reform of hood e of are made. the based citizen Be leery Comprehe decision communit opinion - of lobby nsive making y councils such as groups communit structures of both this with y based towards elected survey- narrow (physical EFFECTI and and less special & VE citizen citizen ideological interests TTC social)pla participati members. in its final and expansion R_0GGJ28j1c1Ecj08 nning on . decisions. schemes. Individual M4S Yes Please please please think longer term. Focus should be on long- term financial stability (which is heavily Long-term Societal As impacted vision (or well-being effectively by quality lack vs Fiscal as of life), not thereof) R_1ZmhQp5ZHZ2D6Kg well-being possible short-term Individual m4j No Invest in the future of the city. Strip malls and urban sprawl are the worst of Toronto. A unified Without plan for investmen developin t and g density shared and social architectur responsibi al lity the city Arts and excellenc will Transit R_eM887eZ7FPAf8POCulture Planning e. decline. Individual M5H Yes the city is engaging in appealing property taxes on a Take a variety of hard look properties at what but mostly are Condo surplus land properties seeking to to the city increase and sell taxes them for a during the profit, developm convert ent stage some of making the " city the final Halls " product with a joint more venture expensive partner and into making commerci public affordable al and property transporta housing residential taxes R_4ObiPPivZlGkpX6 crime tion an illusion condos no Individual m2n Yes Contractin g out is not necessaril ya cheaper solution in the long run. It is important for the City to remain in control of most services as the City can be held accountab le to the citizens of Toronto and should be considerin g what is for the best of all citizens, not just for the transit R_00tixmQS9XNWk5Ktransit transit! privileged. Individual M6C No It's not just about us...it's about future generation s. Investmen t is necessary to continue to have a strong, quality of environme liveable transit R_0CHNFt0pPyrqXFq life jobs nt city. Individual M6C No Please, get the TTC in order. We should have a payment card, zoned- prices, and more streetcars and subways. Cycling is important as it relieves stress on People roadways coming by into the removing city from cars. other Better Food areas mass carts that should transit aren't tied pay for the makes a down by infrastruct more rules, ure they livable city Mass except to use (i.e.. and will transit, Too much follow the the get people including Beautificat bureaucra health Gardiner spending bike lanes ion R_6KhF7RMu67B51RO cy codes. and DVP) more. Individual M4M Yes Environm Public ental Public Space Sustainabi Transport Developm lity R_0dpCsYPmYiTlNY0 ation ent Individual m6r No Tree Implement Cutting protection a toll costs is programs charge for important, and tree the but not at planting DVP/404 the programs, into the sacrifice making it city core of losing illegal to from north important allow cat- of the city, services owners to and then and allow their another programs. cats to toll closer The city roam free to the city, must (dogs during always can't), peak find stopping hours creative all wind during the ways to turbines week only - raise from it should money for encroachi be a services, ng on the higher toll just like city or the for one any lake, person regular preventing per business developer vehicle, does. I s from and no toll run my taking for three own over and or more business, Environm building persons and when ental continuing on every per I need to concerns/ Traffic amalgama parking lot vehicle. pay for green flow/cong tion in the city - This will something space R_0wACdxceUsQcaX2estion problems lets face it not only , I find a Individual M1M Yes I feel that To spend We need the value more to look system money into the has does not future degenerat necessaril perhaps ed a lot. / y mean more - Young better people are and old service. getting putting up Personally older, their feet , I believe traffic is on the that some awful, seats in restructuri TTC is the ng could more subway is save awful (I daily costs heard they occurrenc that's want to e and no what cut one BMW services speaks Canada in order to out. It Inc does save $4 does not for Mio., - I have to be instance. waited done in a It's based already nasty way, on the twice for e.g. "Do principle the Value that you do that Eglinton Value of respect by that at people get bus 40 coherency everyone home complace minutes and for too?" But nt when since I appreciati everyone with they have moved on of all does not reasoning: been in a here 2 Employm city cost "Look, job for a months ent R_b11Hu5j8Ho2cdBG residents anything people get period of ago. (I Individual M9P No Budget City Debt Deficit R_0CgP76YeU72FR4g Individual M8V No Cut things that aren't for everyone (IE: Parents who have kids should have thought about their financial situation before popping them out like Pez), if the majority use it, keep it, if Stop not, scrap giving it. / / yourselve Fringe s raises, benefits you're should not already be for the over paid minority at for how Too High Too High a cost to much Property Electricity/ the rest of work you Tax R_0VRZbBvPHzlXxcg Gas etc Pot holes us. do. Individual M5V Yes Privatize garbage and other Use its services head. High wasted crumbling where Stop taxes and public infrastruct appropriat wasting fees R_8odyY692dxQnr36 funds ure e money. Individual M3 No policing of communiti es and traffic. Too much time writing Reduce the size of ticket from squad council. cars and Too many Public not people transit - Union enough arguing outsource poor about entitlemen time spent as much service t fosteringthings as and (Garbage, safe slows possible facilities, TTC, city communiti down to private high fees R_eXRO7jG9YFlns5S hall) es progress Happy enterprise Individual M4K No People is the greatest advertise ment any city can have. Happy People brings new business hence more workers and Happy People bring tourists, which I think is much more important stop the than the emphasis current Tourism on bikes governme and (they only nt seems making ride 3 to realize. Thank you the city street months of Am I in for fun again R_b1VeHv6wTkCLeTyrepair the year) the reading. Individual M4S No Arts / Budgets / Public Cultural the Eliminatin Transit R_3ftZj897P8Vt6MQ programs economy g unions. Individual M4G No accessible recreation /sports programs / Not to transporta "race to tion the alternative bottom"... accessibili s (i.e. contractin affordable controlling ty of more g out jobs public police elected bicycle and laying transit R_4NoGAuFIogZnqKMbudget officials lanes off staff Individual M4L Yes Realistic transit planning. city city transit finances / zoning / beautificat investmen balanced land use / ion. road- t / plan R_dgMoE8PRh3xpy6M budget planning pricing accessibili take a a liveable Individual M4W No ty for all, good look city is one not having at the in which to go extras that all through a could be residents maze of cut such feel phone as police welcome calls to services Toronto get a expenditur will not be simple es! (why able to question do we achieve answered, need to being this safe and pay a if we affordable police continue housing officer(s) to cut for those standing services / in need, at 311 is a increase constructi great idea in day on sites but I care when would be spaces people happier if and right in they could subsidy front of deal with allotments them are the issue , greater breaking immediate enforcem the law ly instead ent of and the of laws/byla officers referring ws i.e. don't do me to call equitable graffiti, anything) another services unity of all idling / road number for all of Torontoni vehicles, taxes/tolls i.e. transit R_bqHVO1W3PoZjdli Toronto ans parking in , zone tax billboards Individual M6H No Allow private buses to charge fares, and It costs to run money to lines that create a TTC great city. doesn't Paris and run. London homeless Privatize weren't Traffic on the balance Public built on a and transit R_0j2DELEU95x87pWstreet budget Transit. budget. Individual M5A Yes Ensure that those unable to pay user Increased fees can privatizati still on of access Poverty public public reduction R_5othtBlyrycM308 services services. Individual M5A No HIV is increasing dramatical ly among younger Torontoni ans, directly related to Federal- level cuts to sexual Taxes are health important education. to the / The City welfare of can step people. in to Corporatio provide ns/those better you make quality more education money of for its the sweat young and labour people of lower- and paid reduce citizens Increased the should HIV spread of have to People Transmiss Rises in Public this pay higher before ion R_bIbnVbeR5GE28YYdrug use transit disease. taxes. profits. Individual M4X No Reduction in the waste of Increase money is of social the top services priority. to low Cutting Breed income services Specific families should be Legislatio unemploy and looked at n R_9HqFYjRBNFqLqDO ment healthcare individuals layoff last. Individual M5A Yes workers, decrease useless services, and LOWER WAGES even if it means a decrease in services. / Set a limit of 1% property tax hike per year for the next 10 years. / chop chop Increase chop; we user fees can and lower always the add number of services freeloadin back later g 'poor' but we are people in fiscal who take turmoil too high advantage and it will budget union lower of only get deficit R_e4LiQZFL6VEKMK0high taxes wages taxes services worse!! Individual m9c Yes Speak to the people as often as possible, and avoid autocratic decisions that could adversely affect many people's Infrastruct quality of TTC R_2uGsFEvuusEl1kw ure Arts Having life Individual M1W No endured the most recent labour stoppage and garbage strike, I think it is time to move to privatizati on of garbage collection, You can't not just in please the west everyone. end but all Also, keep across the in mind city. I that the know that people of may be Toronto problemati voted for c in terms change in of labour the last contracts municipal that Get rid of election, already waste and and use exist, but frills and that to the public stick with guide your over- garbage sector the decision- spending R_3l1pl29u1gD2MLi high taxes collection unions are basics. making. Individual M4L No Low income people should be protected from increases sustainabl no fees in property e green for taxes or non-profit technolog children's Property fee childcare R_5bxZ4knhwx8Z3fK y programs taxes increases. Individual recognize m2m No the value of return on investmen t. If a gay pride parade brings in taxing 100 based on million to the cost of the city, delivering then 500k services in instead of subsidies property makes for values an would be excellent a better roi. Many idea to similar keep examples Emphasis accountab abound. on ility in the Rockchest economic system er developm and force dropped cutting ent, a residents 40 Maintainin costs by healthy to make MILLION Developin g the re- economy more to g new quality architectin solves practical promote industries and g city many choices economic to secure availability admin other about how developm our of infrastruct problems they ent and economy R_dh5q7I9D5bPBxZy services ure implicitly live.... they did Individual M6R No 1. Limited expenses for governme nt staff. Their benefit should not be way above common sector. MP expenses should be posted online that can be accessed by everyone. / 2. Unions Communit have too y centre Gov't staff much Need gyms wasting power. education rental fee tax payers They people to should be money. created get lower in Should more healthy order to have problems life style to encourag Too many penalty for than save e more questions corruption resolving OHIP people, too . R_0GIK0Tb4p4btVmk problems. expenses. especially confusing. Individual M1S No Before raising our fees or taxes, please cut expenses that do not benefit a significant portion of the population . If the city is paying for something that only benefits Increased 10 people, art the city developm funding. / should long term ent of Decrease probably public sustainabl d football not be transporta balancing e public team paying for tion plan R_0SXAGExfB4wnfJGthe budget spaces funding. it. Individual M4K No Toronto needs need more and need need better better more more public subway subways R_7OPBHEvqJPLQtSsstreetcars transit services. Individual m5m Yes TTC and Garbage are essential services that must improve -- currently it is very difficult to rely on investigat TTC - as e all of May 1, services many currently service provided - routes garbage ensure were collection - that they cancelled - private are not - this is homes "top not and public heavy" acceptabl spaces; (e.g., e; as well, moving many garbage/r people managers ecycling Energy around ) and look needs to Transit - costs - e.g., at be public hydro, fuel public streamlini consistent transporta (house & Garbage transporta ng city - no tion R_b3JnuMUurkDT2fO car), heat strikes tion; services strikes Individual m3h No Housing affordabilit y& adequate Competiti Liveability supply R_eeArFeNMk6SULOs veness Individual m4k No Pedestria Stop n safety. wasting Safe money by intersectio developin ns, g options / pedestrian new crosswalk ideas/ s that may constructi be needed on / Not Making in newer projects.. enough services Over paid developin and then Bike better in Police g areas of cancelling Lanes R_7ZFLtFs6yfrU5Ok the city officers the city them. Individual m5v No The city has a spending problem and needs a new business model hat relies less on funding and less on the traditional methods of Bureaucra Inefficienc governme Spending R_4OAvFS6hTRIYwZecy y nt. Cut Individual m4l Yes salaries and expenses of city employee s and contracted employee s and employers . They should be paid in Constructi line with on and its average harmful wages of effect on the existing individuals structures who live in and the the city. / landscape / Cut make a . Wind police decision tunnels weaponry - and do created by especially something lack of individual - get off trees, too constable your much car, guns and behinds - aggressiv truck and clubs - who cares e police SUV rarely about hair lack of authority traffic and used / Cut and make vehicle tree and too tall police up/ dress pollution R_6LFEbEgqZgx6oOUplanting wages buildings. vehicles codes. Individual M5T No They should think about the people who are living in the low income neighbour s along with people who can't afford to get around the city. The City can't cut services that help people who need Transport Communit them day ation y R_78qQLQ4P5aJcwuw Centres Parks to day. Individual M8Z No Maintenan ce of transpare certain ncy of service R_emm0KgAeJMGBCv2 council budget Individual m4j Yes We need to reduce the amount of governme nt and workers in the public sector. There is no need for governme nt to be as large as it is and as controlling . Salaries of police officers should not have been increased just because the OPP got an Cut out increase. non- We are essential already services Too many way over before Budget governme budget raising Matters R_0x0MHdADDgqlxcMnt workers Traffic and need taxes. Individual m9a Yes Regional integration There of transit should be and less transporta council tion - the control - city needs more use to of integrate profession GO and al boards the TTC. for TTC agencies, customer boards service is and terrible. commissi TTC Less ons. should be police, There more like and the shouldn't GO subway be Transit. (not politicians The parks surface on the should be transit) TTC improved. should go Commissi The City to on. I trust should Metrolinx. profession embrace The police al boards public- and TTC to make Vision of private as they better what our partnershi currently decisions city should Regional ps. The stand take than be in the transporta City needs up too profession Mayor's tion budget to reduce much al office R_cx4IZX6xtgB66Ve integration deficit commerci revenue. politicians. Individual M4T No City should have an "Employe e Tax" for all those who work in TO but live in the 905 or elsewhere ! Before we can get to the gravy, we must trim the fat. When Get rid of condo or the building overpaid developm "union ents are exempt" being staff. If built, they they don't should be supervise contributin anyone, g 10% get rid of towards From a them!!!! If low- Tax PINKO - there are income 905ers Too all bikes Divisions housing who work managem have that have buildings in TO! By ent license too many within their pay. R_9HPir3tKhXmSfkM heavy!!!!!! plates managem their area! Individual M6H No The Property operating taxes are Too much budget too R_77jw3LmymMwaFco high waste Individual M6G No more employee s should be contracted , not as many full efficiency time city of garbage employee transit R_3NOb1sDlhsK2FJWservices collection s Individual M4C No R_5ckfK98e61OHWYY -99 m9a -99 Don't listen to Making what Rob the police Ford and accountab his Public le for the advisers Transport Infrastruct Affordable G20 have to ation ure R_4Pm31C8XgdRGUJK repair Housing debacle. say. Individual m4j No No city manager should be paid more than an elected official. e.g. Chief Blair is paid more than the mayor and the premier of Ontario. Anyone There are who does too many not pay managers property . Getting tax should rid of pay user them fees to would use any reduce service costs. provided Too many by the city levels of which they managem do not ent. Flat now do. Mayor line the The Ford's managem Toronto public person ent Save Taxpayer transit R_eyuiy911FkXRd9G gravy train money. is paying Individual na No I live in a condomini um and there is no biodegrad able waste (composti ng) collection available. I think that it should be mandatory that every Environm condo ental building Public Sustainabi Social has this Transit R_1Zl9FErQoWYgt9O lity services available. Individual M5G No Unified Property Reduce developm taxes exception ent plans. should be s made to The the last the greatest resort for Official cities in public Plan, and the world service bring got that fundraisin some long- way g. Many range because City vision to decisions services that were are document. made provided The about how at well process is the city below the so porous should rate that a at this develop in private point, the a uniform corporatio impressio way. I'm n would n among all for the charge in the free terms of business market user fees, communit and and y is that if corporate raising you interests, user fees grease but condo for non- enough clusters essential palms are services with the vertical and promise of ghettos services high waiting to predomin municipal Infrastruct happen in antly used tax Deficit R_6Ax1Htduou10rS4 Transit ure 15 years, by middle- payments, Individual M4W No I think the public sector is out of control once you take into considerat ion I think benefits. there's Toronto potential needs to for more pressure large other events in forms of Toronto(li governme ke nt to Caribana, change Gay mediation/ Pride), arbitration which rules with could be the public somewhat sector. subsidized Increased by the city accountab but would ility need to be throughou recouped t the High through sector Public revenue would also Sector Public Traffic for it to be key. / Wages/Be Transport Congestio make The only nefits R_5j8cEGyQxxhmvk0 ation n sense form of COSTS!! Individual M5V No poor ghettoizati public on/urban unbalance transport R_3xcXU7131lC4HUU decay d budget Individual m1c No Good education Increase The performan parking payroll of Insufficien ce in rate to get city t Badly Toronto more employee Childcare managed Job High parking s maybe subsidy R_dbZrUtNkxK9NDE0 TTC creation Schools revenue. too high. Individual M1V No I think that City Council should consider before closing down public program or cutting budgets on those programs who for benefit daycares, vulnerable low child care groups income subsidies and public individuals and family neighbour transporta and resources hoods R_5drFEUkYMTNddAw tion families. Individual m3h No Cost of Budget R_eFpf4JMLZJaCccI TTC Living How to Individual m6g No encourag e policy makers to consider what is best for the citizens of the city as opposed to their political leanings or platforms. / / More accountab ility and transpare nt city operations- too much is done behind closed Maintainin doors The Decaying g services without updating infrastruct to lack of citizens and ure of increase constructi knowing maintenan streets citizens' ve and all the ce of its and quality of productive issues infrastruct utilities R_88FeP7ojRSzuP3e life programs and their ure Individual M4J No support for seniors to assist them to live in their homes longer / Bike paths and active There are transit a lot of routes / families Affordable struggling housing Uploading to make and more Ontario ends meet subsidized works, and keep housing / ODSP, their kids More police and in affordable other daycare. daycare emergenc Don't and y services, forget increased public about day care health and them Lack of Lack of subsidies transit to when you Budget affordable affordable and more the raise your Shortfall R_d7jqgty0Y4LWYGo housing transit spaces province. user fees. Individual M4K No access to better mental health resources which would also clean up through the advertise homeless ments but issue. not an there excessive should be amount. better tax the housing banks for for those their who are advertise mentally ill ments, for and example. cannot they get work. tax breaks living on under the the streets harper should governme NEVER nt, so lets be an invest more jobs option. some of and more jobs that access to access to in this savings resources mental more better sector as back into in mental healthcare R_55rkrRzj3wV0do0 doctors transit well. the city. health. Individual l4b No Lowering taxes isn't always prudent, please don't just shove ideology down our throats. I bet many of us are willing to pay more taxes to affordable have a transit R_0xgwYkc8FecqgWobike lanes housing better city. Individual M6C Yes too much governme union special nt R_cYJhUReiQlIEnzu wages interests Group or Organization Increase residential property taxes in order to maintain/i ncrease service levels - they are far below our Cycling neighbour Infrastruct cities' Transit R_d0wD4V2pVb43y3a ure rates. Individual M6K No Pathetic state of infrastruct budget homeless ure R_2tKBQBLLwNs2HgU deficit ness With the Individual M4K No arrival of Bixi bikes to Toronto streets, I think it would be great to have one main artery (e.g.. Avenue Road, Spadina or Yonge Street) with a bike lane throughou t most of the downtown core for the summerti me. Perhaps it could be a Waterfron temporary Bicycle t measure, accessibili beautificat to test Transit R_1Zf7GEcl7Vf2GtC ty ion how it No. No. Individual M4V No Funding should be through property Running a tax city is not increases. about User fees spending Transit should be the least. improvem eliminated It's about ents within. Funds getting the the city should be most out borders spending of what and cross effectivelywe spend. border with a Spend transit focus on more, integrationquality perspend Transit R_b3Lsfmj17TTJf4U Air Quality Culture . Updating dollar. better. Police Individual M5S No the laws presence regarding needs to to Animal be abuse and increased neglect, in areas as well as that have making it high crime a crime to rates. A keep North exotic American animals, registry keep needs to animals in be in a circus or place to unregulate inform d zoo, and etc., protect would be the public a step about/fro forward. Remove m the Bill 132 Breed- following (the "Pit- Specific people: Bull Ban") Legislatio Child is a waste n, save abusers, of tax the city animal payers money, abusers, money, and quit violent it's targeting offenders, ineffective innocent repeat , and people DUI Employm Health wrongly and their offenders Budgeting R_6D8SpGxij1EfgRm ent Care punishing pets! (different Individual M5P No Yes, of I want to course live in a look for city that savings looks after where people, possible, provides but raise good taxes if public necessary transit, rather health than facilities, privatize public or cut housing, back on parks, city- libraries, provided pools etc. services. and We spends inevitably money to pay more foster the for arts. I services don't want when they to live in a are soul-less not not cutting contracted city that privatizing back on out to the values public city private things services, services. not sector, only in such as such as reducing they are terms of garbage day care, public rarely as cost and collection, communit spending good and money. public y centres that hurts the Most housing R_1F7Rgz68lvIl2OU etc. the poor standard things of Individual M4N No Don't Let make apartment David and Miller condos mistakes As I said have the such as earlier, no chance to the St. more have a Clair Decrease dedicated green bin. dedicated garbage street car No more street car going to lines like St. Clair line, landfill by on St. Avenue costing picking up Clair type millions of food Avenue, dedicated dollars to waste more street car save such as chance to lines that streetcars poor compost take away 3 1/2 quality waste two lanes minutes of produce from of vehicle travel and the grocery traffic and time, and leaves of stores. close causing corn when And when down many the store are stores stores on has a sale apartment during St. Clair and corn buildings constructi Avenue to leaves are in the on. NO close for left in the High Park MORE good. St. store by area going BICYCLE Clair customers Build to get a LANES , Avenue . The subways chance to ESPECIA also lost waste when the have a LLY NOT two lanes could be city has green bin ON to the composte the for kitchen DANFOR streetcars R_dhbaGp4Scze94LG d. money. waste? TH ROAD Individual M6P No The City is not a corporatio n and should not be run as one - we are RESIDEN TS not customers , and residents pay property taxes. Taxes in Toronto are lower than in Property surroundi tax ng increases municipali have been ties and reasonabl we've e in the been past, getting there's no pretty reason good public why they value for transit - pollution can't our money lack affordable bicycle and air continue - please thereof R_e2nK761k4WffNZi housing lanes quality to be so. don't cut Individual M3H No This was great, consult with the Environm public on Communit Waste ental the Transit y R_5t1jANWki2WW76Q Housing disposal issues issues. Individual M6M No Should not privatize lack of public waste affordable public participati disposal housing R_6og0evOV2SUIFV2 transit on services Individual m4j No Public Transport ation Potential aging funding social storm and (or lack services sewer thereof) R_dgwjsuztdehYMss cutbacks drainage Individual M5R No Make the province take back all the services in dumped on cities in the 1990s under the Mike Harris regime. The province and/or federal governme nt should be responsibl e for environme nt, policing, healthcare , housing, public transit, Infrastruct roads, ure and Public Maintenan Public infrastruct Transit R_eaoaEJabW1qWrQwce Transit ure. Individual M6P No For those of us who live in the city, quality of life is extremely important. This means that residents' needs should come first, not tourists' or commuter s'. Streetsca pes and public spaces The city must be needs people- support friendly, from both The not the needs of business provincial the people or and living in developm federal the city public ent governme should transporta roads and parks and friendly. nts. always be tion R_5iholKFZkBqFvBG sidewalks recreation Decisions Period. first. Individual M5A No Privatizati Banning on is Bottled almost Water in never the Keep it all answer to public. Pride Pubic Safe municipal money Cut the Funding R_0VqgrT2TbSaPdBy Transit schools buildings. problems. red tape. Individual M4B No I believe The City that needs to Torontoni find a way ans are to better taxed to utilize the death !!! present Please We need funds consider a some available. typical relief. There is family of 4 The no need to where recently increase even with implement anything, both ed Land in my parents Transfer mind. working Tax is an The City full-time, it example officials is very of this. need to be difficult to Homeown more keep up ers are creative with constantly and put increasing bombarde more gas costs, d with new effort into heating and/or saving the bills, increasing taxpayers property taxes. money, taxes, Citizens i.e.. gasoline should not getting costs, City be more food Services penalized value. prices, etc Toronto Privatizati for owning Please .... Be Land on & property in stop Creative Transfer Essential Property Toronto. dipping and Tax R_6s3pAxXAHXLoyUI Services Taxes We can into the Caring ! Individual M6G No You only need one grader with a Windrow blade to plow a street that is how it was done on my street when Lastman was mayor Tell me why is the what city now percentag sending e of city Every time two in spending reducing tandem? was on city costs This is salary, comes up nuts. wages the only 2,4,D and and alternative other benefits that is herbicides 20 years given is are listed ago we that safe by versus will have growth of Health today's to cut governme controlling Canada numbers? service. nt wage but we Could this This (employee demands can't use be the belies the s) R_3r94EkgoYL3ZUmU( costs) density them? problem? problem. Individual M2P No Infrastruct ure upkeep (roads, Transit water too mains, Gang expensive etc) R_eDwjqQV8u7u16WU violence Individual M6M No lobbying higher levels of governme nt for welcomin more g funding, newcomer cooperatin s with g with access to other city cities on programs transit at strategies reduced etc. & or no cost, using maximizin shared g library interests a beautiful access to waterfront and advocate this city not quality, for higher doesn't overrun by cultural funding need a enhancem need for sloppy events, from damn ents to the green developm supporting province/c football TTC R_37p9zR65W7zcCSU spaces ent the arts ountry. team Individual M6J Yes Effective immediate ly the wages of all police should be cut 10% annually for the next four years. / Police performin g extra duties should be paid at cross guard hourly rates. / Politicians To stop who have Stop the lying to promised race to the people to lower the of Toronto taxes bottom. about without Stop lying getting mayor service that something cutting cuts quality for politician income so should can be nothing lies about that have to maintaine (services police cuts to services pay for the d at lower for lower wages R_d7szpiGhQgH0KJ6 services can be cut reductions costs. taxes.) / Individual m6s No Reliable and affordable public transporta tion / Reducing gridlock on roads through better design of transporta tion flows / Assessing opportuniti es to stop low value work in Make city decisions Revenue departme that gaps and nts and/or recognize effective outsourcin that deployme g non citizens Infrastruct Excessive nt of core don't have ure repair layers of scarce functions unlimited and managem resources like road funds to ongoing ent in city to high and water support maintenan departme priority main every pet ce R_3C1weBsMlNvDD1ynts needs repairs none project Individual M9a No Stop A lot of wasting these the city's questions money on could be Mayor better Ford's anti- phrased. graffiti For campaign. instance, Graffiti will when you not go asked, away. Should we There is a contract very real out distinction cultural between services? art and I would vandalism say yes, if . Many the citizens contracts like were graffiti. going to Much local graffiti artists and isn't communit hurting y groups. anybody. But if not, Get better Tourism. I dunno. educated Help Better on the artists phrasing sociopoliti make this of these cal issues city more questions transporta supporting behind the interesting would poverty R_eEUf30xPRS8mM16tion culture graffiti . help. Individual m6j No How I think much some more unions are constructi WAY too on can powerful, you fit in like the the west TTC's for end? The example. infrastruct That ure in tends to parts of strangle Liberty services Village is for money maxed. and Lets get quality of some service. / traffic / to bring lights in an NFL there so I team to don't get Toronto run over will by some inevitably doucheba cost the Is there a g in a city way to porsche. / money. make an / PS there We're online are A LOT wasting referendu of time even ms for doucheba discussing residents, Ford gs in it. / / I on Ford's anti killing LIberty think there matters bike transit Village. Is are WAY that are position R_3EnL5QjZTn3oqvq contracts there too many essential? Individual M6K Yes City wide network of bicycle lanes, especially Polarizatio in the Transport Developm n of downtown ation R_dj1TpB0ZkaN6dTK ent residents . Individual M5B Yes To cut In the It is down on survey the important vehicle option is to me that accidents either the tax , city lower cost payers should or better money introduce quality should be left turn and used signals others. I appropriat that allow feel that ely and to make lowering not left turns cost is wasted. safely. We important This have to but not at money is study the the hard cost of expense earned by doing that of quality. the and see The taxpayer how it is survey and no feasible to show one be done. have that should be That is option allowed to slowly or together. misuse at once. In every this This will service blessing. reduce quality is If we motor important account vehicle whether for accidents publicly everything and cost done or we spend that city privately. and use environme road Accounta incurs as Also city our nt R_e4JZLgGoMi4CjIg repairs bility a result. should resources Individual M3A No the recent 'dog licensing" fiasco - while I think licenses are a necessity, inspectors earning up to $90,000 p.a. going door to door, without teeth, seems like a make work project and may be used as an city staff example and of overcomp overspend ensated try and get resolve ing and over trust and the fat poor secured communic settlement budgeting employee ations s to and/ or s R_7PbdeueCa1Mpo7G going unions resource Individual m1w No R_2f5nFY9BpaflKKM Individual M5P No Transit R_79AdLxQ7E2XKt3C Garbage Taxes Individual M8Y No this is the most biased survey every conceived . You should be ashamed children of Jobs and and teens yourselve skills programs s - what a developm and TRANSIT! embarras Transit R_78v4ze6d9a1KL88 ent services !!!!!!!!!!!! sment. Individual M8Z No Please do not privatize garbage and other public works. / I do not understan d why the city is moving forward with the threats to pay health and increase social to police, services yet (We need threatenin a strong g to cut social other system services. that There are includes other funding services poverty for and by and all of HIV/AIDS systems managing Accessibl its effects services, in this city it's own e, quality, (housing, settlement that need budget, efficient need for services, municipal and public social and mental support. I perhaps transporta health health am quite prioritizing equity and tion R_dbekjtRdM7wSpLu services) services) concerned differently. fairness Individual M5N No Offer free Use spay and impact on neuter the clinics for environme all to nt and address health to our determine dreadful whether to pet introduce overpopul or ation increase problem, user fees. send the People elephants who are at our zoo compostin to a g and Animals sanctuary recycling and the in Calif., should environme offer free pay less nt may not recreation than those vote but programs who those of everywher produce us who e in the more care city as a garbage. about long term Same with them do. plan to water, We have Saving reduce transit and to our health recreation promote environme costs, programs the health nt and all build that of our its Dealing Saving better improve environme inhabitant with our energy transit one's nt and our s R_3OSjOj2ZXTGM0GE garbage and water (the old health -- citizens. Individual M4M Yes Stop wasting time and money on garbage collection privatizati on if it won't actually save money and simply advances a right wing agenda. Ending paid duty for police officers will save Waterfron everyone t money -- redevelop Ending not just More user ment that the bizarre the city -- fees and benefits practice of as these take as all of requiring Transit costs are much as Toronto "union" infrastruct passed off possible and not wages for ure/rail to end off the developer contract link to users at property s R_eIP0z6jylSb6Gd6 services airport the end of tax base. Individual M5A No R_bDYOLSBzVdz2p4U Individual M4L Yes Road Recreatio congestio n facility n R_3xbJmFUOYgkyYvO Safety availability Individual M6H No Consider the needs of the poor who depend on public services. The single Saving most middle- important class thing the homeown City can ers a few do is to dollars on advocate their for better property support taxes from other should not levels of be the Jobs and Environm Public governme City's Transit R_38mTlz76euoiXWI economy ent transit nt. main goal. Individual City M2N No Council needs to realize that running the city as a for profit Engaging entity is a the misnomer. population The of Toronto responsibi in lity of the participati city is to ng in the foster democrati positive c process communiti OUTSIDE es (in all of the its election definitions cycle. ) which People provides also need an to be environme educated nt that is on how Exercise HEALTHY City Hall as many , JUST, works, taxation and Access to who pays powers RESPON jobs and for what, allowed in SIBLE to affordable attracting and its the City of all Mass living investmen responsibi Toronto residents. Transit space R_aYkxOKF2hWZ1yXW t lities. Act (2006) This is an Individual M4M No Current Powers of lack of taxation Auditor have been Generals granted to input to the City by outsourcin the g, and province Fleet sale. that other Trap of city`s Police, don`t Fire and have, use Ambulanc them, e getting don`t kill rubbersta tax mped revenue contracts streams to and the justify Ya! Get conflict Blatant the taken with Social Auditor other Agendas. General to unions in The flack I sign off on the city for get from as many political or Tax things as personal Payers of possible reasons. this before Policing Addressin Province damage is costs g Chief From done. download Blairs Other When unequal ed to city issues of Regions Outsourci treatment from Federal/Pr over the ng Would Careful of sectors Provincial/ ovincial cancelling Be The outsourcin of or Federal Downloadi of of Primary g R_0CxF4NSypBKocVm workforce Gov ng on revenue Example. Individual M2H No though it Perhaps may not instead of seem simply Please important looking at slow down I find it what I as the offensive a tax developm that so payer ent. We much of thinks only need our tax about to look to dollars are operating other being a city, to cities in spent on paraphras north the e an old america special saying, where interest first clean there have group of up your been dog own similar owners. backyard building Public before booms park lands looking to followed have been your by severe diminishe neighbour. economic d and they ECONMIZ hardship. really E Toronto stink. At EFFICIEN used to be the end of CY AND a the day, WELL beautiful, dog THOUGH clean, fun owners T OUT and accountab spending continue CHOICES affordable police ility of city tax dollars to allow . We all city now relations councillor on dog their dogs face hard it's just with public R_1GOg0ze3kca4wo4 s parks to choices ugly Individual M5A No Transport ation R_enGaDM7VVxkDIXO Budget Crime Individual m1v No Think Paris - a liveable , walkable city with lots of green spaces and lots of shopping areas. Eating outside is almost compulsor y. Here the Lower restaurant taxes for s have a small hard time businesse The TTC getting s. / / Stop is permits. / making absolutely Street small necessary food businesse . The should be s jump stations available through are filthy beyond hoops and the hot dogs freeing before messages and fries. constraint they can in the TO has s on small finishing actually subway done a budget businesse the start their cars are deplorable balancing R_2izP8xtx5IS7zAE s waterfront business. garbled. job with Individual M9A No Do not sell off public Selling off lands or municipal cuts to services Privatizati lands to arts and to cover on of private social Public short term services R_3Kj9m7YH4PI7r36 sector services transit debt. Individual M6J No Invest more in tourism-- Toronto has events like TIFF and the Pride Parade that draws internation al attention. Try new I don't events or care increase about Public funding to higher transit-- Keeping existing taxes if it Finch line snow Privatizati events to means I needs removal on of bring in get better more service as- garbage more public buses R_5BgjLPAyPVbBQZm is collection revenue. services. Individual M2H No Toronto Land needs to transfer address taxes city wide should be transit scaled to issues. the net Scrapping gain on a perfectly the resale serviceabl of a e solution property to public by the transit length of woes like time the Transit owner City in possesse favour of d the one property. subway People which who flip services properties fewer for vast people sums of was short money The city is sighted over short not a and periods of business. narrow time A healthy minded. should be bottom There was forced to line never a pay extra doesn't 'war on tax on the make cars'. Our sale of the Toronto a public public mayor and property. healthy transit R_aho2gP95pl391bu bike lanes housing other This will city. Individual M5P No Balance the budget with a combinati on of mid level property tax increases, low level user fee increases, Giving the and mid police level departme spending nt a raise cuts. The set a bad call for a example. 5% cut All city from all departme departme nts should nts was a be sharing good the start, You were burden to followed elected on achieve by an a platform the end appalling of fiscal result of lack of responsibi balancing execution lity.....com the when you plete that budget. gave task, or be No police replaced Primary exception services in four Deficit R_0GLcyT1GS4e1fjC Debt services s. an 11.5 % years. Individual M5A No There does seem to be a fair amount of marketing money spent, especially for groups like the TTC or Health, that do not function as communic ations or education (although there is probably too much spent on that), but is pure advertisin g. The city should not be advertisin Waterfron g Transit R_0HxpyRZNTtB4z1WBudget t services. Individual M4M No Consider public involveme nt, even if only via online surveys that are low cost and yet increase governme nt transpare ncy. The arts, education, and literacy a mayor are hugely who does important not for respond cultivating to the civic needs and responsibi concerns lity and of political downtown awarenes residents R_9FB4iCxEqnQjhCk s. Individual M4M No Education/ after school programs, bike lanes, affordable Each housing, Councillor less should bickering consider in city hall-- their Waterfron act like constituen Transit R_5hIDDW6a89rfsOM t Poverty adults Ask nicely ts first Individual M5S No failure to recognise that many of our residents failure to are worse sensibly off address financially bad decaying than the governanc infrastruct city as a e R_2uFqaiwcDYItgeo ure whole Individual m3b No Developm ent focused on long- term Taxes are improvem fine, so ent-- long as making spending Waterfron Toronto a is Public t genuinely transpare transporta developm world- nt and tion R_0PADjLz2A2MgmtS ent Budget class city efficient Individual M5M No The Zoo makes us a world class city. The Royal Agricultur al Winter Fair makes us a world class city with a While direct contractin connectio g out n to looks sustainabl good on e food the production surface it . . the has Direct hidden Energy long term Centre, a cost which Transit trade will not Parks & and show bear Recreatio communit limiting venue quality n y the need with a returns in programm developm for private fake lake the long ing R_baoAY8yrkRQ3GcYGarbage ent vehicles does not. haul Individual M4B No Efforts must be continued While to get the always provincial keeping governme an eye on nt to costs to upload ensure services value for like social tax money assistanc spent, we e, and to must do get both more to senior improve levels of city governme infrastruct nt to ure (water contribute and sewer more lines, providing toward public addressin affordable public transit, Improving g aging housing transit and roads, public infrastruct and social urban transit R_b77uYaJWId9KDA0ure needs services housing. forest). Individual M6H No transporta climate property tion R_9GqbYn0z2ekX1Wschange taxes Individual M6S No R_4JvB59out01rgFK Individual M4K No Transport Uniformity ation Updating of infrastruct aging services ure: infrastruct across the roads, ure R_72LowIHi6QZ7xvS city TTC, etc. Individual M4N No -Increase license fees for pets. / - Increase fees for garbage. / -Collect the money earned from the plastic bag tax and put it into the City Treasury instead of the grocery companie s etc. / - Sell the Improve undevelop Keep all reliability ed lands emergenc of the that the y services services city is just intact and City Urban of the sitting on city Transit Services R_9FdgVEVWWNH6UJK Renewal TTC. so l provided. Individual M3A No Upload to If the Focus Province/ services is only on Federal or not an services eliminate essential for which services municipal the City is which are service, responsibl not do not e for and essential provide it. drop all "Municipal Avoid others / Services" general Current / taxation taxation Restructur as the arrangem e the source of ents City's revenue amongst organizati for the three on and programs levels of establish and governme standalon institute a nt is e dedicated outdated corporate revenue and needs entities stream for to be with their as many restructur own services ed to Revenue as better streams possible. reflect the for such When needs of services deciding the City as utilities, on a Budget and the Transport service Deficit Infrastruct economic ation etc. program, and ure Managem significanc and have Council Accumulat Deficienci ent and e of users pay should ed Debt R_etvkijQhFJFejlO es Labour Toronto 100% for consider Individual M9P Yes Privatizati on always results in higher costs and lower quality of service. Every employee who is making a living wage with the safety of insurance will be replaced with someone making minimum wage, with no insurance or job Pride security Public Parade whatsoev transit R_6uixwwOkC5SEKcQ funding er. Individual M2N No property infrastruct taxes R_4ZaZskwAGtZomr2 ure traffic Individual M5A No Transit R_5732bK0m1LfDztG Transit Transit Individual M5E No Public Transport Affordable Poverty R_4O5RA9zl0GrsrCA ation Housing Individual m6p No Safe, reliable, cost- effective transporta Living- tion for wage EVERYO jobs, NE, particularl including y in cars, economic bicycles, ally TTC and depressed pedestrian neighbour s R_3dQCcDE31oSuWfq hoods Air quality Individual M4Y No Public Transit - Fewer Buses; Better Affordable Alternative Housing R_0T9rI7fXFP5n8QA s Individual M4R No Environm Affordable ent R_2httMHiyRkv67Gc Transit housing The Stop Individual M5R No savings clearing due to the snow contractin from g out or driveways the in parts of privatizati the city on of where that services service is will still depend on provided. Providing the quality / Cut the transit to of the police the inner analysis/n budget. / suburbs egotiation Monitor should be s how much a priority. / conducted work each Install by city city works protected staff. This worker bike has not actually lanes, started does each expand out in a day to the bike way that ensure lane builds savings. / system, confidenc Deal with add more e. stop absenteei bike lanes protecting sm by city on hydro inequality/ the police - workers. / right of growing the crime Fix the ways and gap rte is bylaws railroad safe between falling, the once and track transit cycling rich and police for all so surplus issues R_8Id3s2jAXhjQYYI issues poor budget they are lands. Individual M6H No In order to Stopping Don't be position the gravy afraid to ourselves train and think big! for cutting / / It's fine continued taxes are to be growth so two cleaning as to completel house sustain y different right now, our high things. I'm but quality of all for ultimately life, the reducing Council City waste & has to should finding leave the look at efficiencie day to day other s- i.e. managem cities stopping ent to around the gravy others the globe train. and get on that are However, with the using I'm also more knowledg HUGELY strategic e-based in favour stuff! enterprise of Compete (and investing for a lack of holistic in our city economic "forward" high (which developm thinking quality hasn't ent coupled urban been globally by getting with developm properly harnessin cars off lack of nostalgia ent to done in g what the roads good for an attract & decades) we're to undo public unsustain retain the and if that good at- gridlock R_5ceWpTYhBj2hDhy transit able past talent) as means finance, Individual m4y Yes The Parks and Recreatio n programm e fees are far too low. They surely cannot be Fund the recouping needs not costs. I the wants. understan We need d and water, support roads, keeping and programm sewers... e fees We do not lower for need the seniors, same old but others programm should be es that able to have pay their failed. Or way, this the frills is despite which yes the fact I consider that I have the 2 young recreation Transport children in programm ation, city es while roads and programs. wonderful Budget R_1AqvnR0tuf3d5o8 transit Crime . Also as frills. Individual M1B No Funding city services should not be a binary decision: it is not about either cost is reduced or services got scaled Taxpayers back. The should be city should entitled to look into all the improving services, efficiency the City and Council's optimize responsibi operations lity is to and manage procedure the s such efficiency that and services effectiven can be ess each improved departme without nt or All significant service Health essential increase use their Transit R_czHJBYKEpReqrvS Care Education service. in funding. funding. Individual M4C No I believe city services tend to be top-heavy. Looking at the various agencies, I suspect the ratio of managem ent to front-line Transport service is ation/Com Unemploy Lack of badly muting R_6SbE1CVOeiwF8vW ment Vision skewed. Individual M4P No The city should only fund The city and should not carried build out core anything services new until more and get they repair roads and subways treat all out of what the bridges in areas of or light rail welfare city has traffic need of undergrou Toronto and now!!!!!!!!! problems repair R_bpwB6v1KGnH8Xk0 nd equally housing. !!!!! Individual M5J No Lack of public consultati on or engagem ent with the public through the eliminatio n of the citizen working groups. The lack of accountab ility and transpare ncy under the new Mayor. The The lack Not cut needs and of respect revenue desires of for streams ALL Toronto (car Toronto Lack of citizens registratio citizens, Lack of affordable who do n tax) not just accessible , safe and not agree without those that and city clean Lack of with the looking at agree with wide public affordable new the Mayor transit R_77fLRHglL1TBV2c housing daycare Mayor. impacts. Ford Individual M4M No Transit / It should 1. Do not 1. sell off - add any increase privatize - services. / regional everything 2. governanc the city is Eliminate e of transit currently most in involved services particular with and that the – e.g., shouldn't City has upload be (which no TTC and includes business aggregate nearly doing regionally everything today. I with on the mean, Metrolinx / previous owning ski 2. lists save hills, zoos, accelerate infrastruct and water integrated ure and parks? regional justice/poli Why not a transit ce/fire racetrack? payment services), Or a (Presto, and brothel? not some contract The City fantasy out the has no future rest. Oh, business Public alternative and owning Internation Transport ) / 3. reduce businesse al ation - integrate city s - it only Competiti Value for value for existing council to exists to veness / taxes too money municipal 22 ensure Lack of low - low; parking members. justice, Productivit lower efficiency governanc Everyone order, and y Growth R_0oiRDGSwwsqsSbi taxes low e into will then infrastruct Individual M6J No EMS R_9n7UxLfhF7eXn6s libraries housing Individual M6H No by placing fines to people that get more then 3 complaint s on there properties both business and residential . and having that its then pay done in a for these mature infractions manner. I . no ones know that gets fines council for cant get littering, along(Ada dumping m garbage in Vaughn) public and would areas, etc. prolong I haven't anything heard of that anyone council getting would traffic fined. and want to congestio paying for push transit R_3ZRRib6DTcgt7g0 n garbage crime them. they through. Individual M6N No Police (too many officers used to harass citizens with Cost of tickets Purchasin and g and bullying Transit Owning a tactics, Subway Home not Expansion (Housing enough (when will prices and focus on Focus on it be property crime cost done?) R_d0jhKqMfYb58Q7y taxes) reduction) reduction. Individual M2J No I think some of the services mentioned in this survey should simply not be offered at all - e.g. Daycare, nursing homes, etc need not be offered and run by the City of Toronto. Perhaps if the city stops duplicatin g services offered by others (privately or by the Not Expenditu province) everything re on the city has to be public will have done "in- Debt R_cw4cz1ndu6anBcM Deficit services fewer house". Individual M5V No Stop the Gravy train. AS everyone knows, the city Sell does not Advertisin have a g. Partner revenue with the problem it road private has a maintenan sector on spending ce, Why it events problem! takes and A lot of some buildings. the things many Advertise I just people to get surveyed standing more on could around people to be run by and 1 the city the private person therefore sector, doing the increasing with city work, the governanc Let's revenue e. Take make coming in. the TTC Toronto Contract for 'pretty' out more example, again. Get services, if I take a rid of the but keep bus up weeds control of Warden I and plant the have to more processes pay more traffic R_6Ykjt7CbmUL5r2A garbage policing flowers. . past Individual M1J No More transpare nt and fair hiring procedure s at the Toronto District School Boards. Public nepotism is disturbing! / More funds for post- secondary education. / LCBO and Beer stores should be eliminated . In the 21st century you Expensive should be housing able to (real buy estate and Infrastruct alcohol at rental) R_0CUla0LRoyE8lBa ure Pollution any store. Individual M5G No Stabilizing taxes, privatizing Reduce 400 series taxes. highways Remove (toll the roads) to municipal reduce land congestio transfer n and tax. increase Privatize efficiency, the DVP remove and major the land Privatize. highways Social transfer Increase into toll Taxes R_aVMzOcpXaso5lYw Debt Services tax. user fees. roads. Individual M5J Yes Stopping / *Politician Market Please slowing s must Value keep in down this keep in Assessme mind that slash and mind that nt as it the small, burn the City stands seemingly mentality administra now is insignifica that tion/burea unfair to nt seems to ucracy are many programs have hit hired & older and Council; maintaine residents/ services for d based property make this example, on their owners as City allowing expertise Toronto fabulous - for in their prices are its the free careful, Planning field. It very high. festivals thorough for sound, may take Income and arts investigati environme years to taxation events; its on of ntally- fully makes our situations friendly understan more wonderful rather communiti da sense; the necklace than es for the particular Personal of parks changing future; not area. It is Vehicle and the time just the fair to Registrati waterfront period and present. question, on tax ; its our finalizing Looking at even implied bike paths Maintainin poorly- the bigger criticize that a and g and thought picture but if one person markets improving out and how does not who and our decisions. Toronto heed their owned a recreation current E.g. and expert vehicle al spaces hard and Transit environs advice on could and soft planning - fit particular afford to classes. services. R_3krEK992JHQipRa throwing together. situations run and Let's not Individual M6C No R_0BNUOVjrosX1sMs Individual M8Y No Consider population density Work with and use of Provincial services and before Federal deciding Governme anything. nts to gain Engage right to with collect communit taxes; i.e. y tourist members accommo directly. dation, Open web gas, chat portion of board, entertain Q/A Lack of Overdevel ment/spor format pedestrian opment of ts with City Public ONLY condomini revenues Managers transit R_8vxtODC7SHWhdJ2streets ums etc. . Individual M6G No It's very important to invest in our infrastruct ure, communiti es, new Better green funding solutions for and libraries technologi and es, public communit transit, y centres / health Services care for new systems immigrant etc. And s (ESL, why are skills we training increasing etc.) / the police Green More budget solutions Lack of accessible when (buildings, civic informatio crime is technolog Public engagem n on city decreasin y, parks) R_9vrFaHpbpoiyTOc transit ent services / g? / / Individual M4Y No transit R_4IYe4VwiNkgWmr2 Individual m6p Yes Transit, The Public the Transit R_2trd5sRq3xjVhY0 waterfront housing waterfront Individual M4k Yes sewer improving improving replaceme public communit nt R_bE1q7qY8ovSkJOA transit y centres Individual m5p Yes Ideally, the city should be responsibl e for all its services. That's what we pay our taxes for. The rich should contribute more than the Transit R_5ikHxk598tcMJco Zoning Poverty poorest. Individual M4W No R_6X4gdw2a2vCd88I Group or Organization charge more for parking and for people bringing their cars into the city core; charge premiums transporta public cycling based on tion R_0Pw8CixtaI1seNe housing health safety salary Individual m6p No deficit R_8ib7xXS1KTgsA04 water garbage Individual M6S No keeping infrastruct fewer ure up to councillor transit R_blIPs1YIduobTSY roads date s Individual M5N No Instead of figuring out what to cut, increase emphasis on diversifyin g revenue The streams promise of (alternativ "no e taxes) service and cuts" that lobbying the mayor provincial was City- and elected guided federal on. developm governme People ent of nt for voted for waterfront better and him (focus on more assuming Good infrastruct Stable stable he transit to ure funding funding wouldn't all areas developm for arrangem break this of the city ent) R_2mbMkMubqBtncOg services ents. promise. Individual M5R Yes Permanen I want this t City to be a financing rationale through and three principled mechanis process. ms: For property example if taxes; some fees for services service; are to be and contracted income out, It tax as should be appropriat OK for e. / bidders to Eliminatin be a union g the shop. / / possibility The cost of using of policing garbage should strikes as NOT be a strategic considere weapon d relative to untouchab contract le. / / The negotiatio subway ns with portion of Impacts of the City's Thanks the TTC Soft and select indoor and for the should be Structural hard provincial/ outdoor opportunit considere Deficit infrastruct federal workers.( y to d for Overall R_6nFk6pPwrRrZnve ure decay programs Note; This contribute uploading Individual M4K No Just cut your cost, Safety on Shake you fat Roads R_bOcNBTDzUzIGjsMthe streets Traffic federals cats Individual M2R Yes How to The public work with library the system is federal extremely governme important nt to and the ensure fact that that there this city's is proper system is funding to one of the support most new heavily immigrant utilized in s that the north feds let america into speaks to Canada. the Why necessity should the of this city be service. responsibl Why do e to foot Public you pay to the housing plow the massive should be sidewalks welfare bill moved out in front of when the of the city privately feds are centre owned the ones which has houses? who let the This road people in potential should be repairs/wa who can't for high the Balancing Transit ter system support income for responsibi the budget R_egj8I9KSmmNgPA0costs repairs themselve the city. lity of the Individual M5A No Public Transport Affordable Roads R_eVwAEVXewBCJWiU ation Housing Individual M6S No Have province reassume responsibi lities for housing. Have Value for Transport provincial money. ation, and feds Equity public contribute before transit, to regional ideology. Aging park transporta Trains Transport Unemploy infrastruct maintenan tion before ation R_1LCDnEwHSDbBbVO ment ure ce, services cars. Individual M4j No We need 1. The a more single logical most taxation valuable structure thing the than City can property do for the tax, working because poor is property provide tax does good jobs not Our taxes with necessaril are so low decent y reflect I don't pay and citizens' even secure ability to notice working pay. them. Far conditions Toronto better to to its should raise employee rally the taxes and s, and other maintain insist on municipali and the same ties to improve from its lobby the services contractor The need province than to s. / / 2. I to to allow reduce find it promptly The need municipali services utterly and to keep ties to levy in the dishearten without The need police income name of ing and delay to create from and/or cutting the not a little build the and abusing sales already- terrifying Finch maintain their taxes unnoticea that long- West LRT R_0ezjtdV8nItOQHq good jobs power rather ble taxes. term plans Individual M4P No Keep in mind the nature of the incentives of private industry. Aside from economie s of scale, for many of these services it is not self evident by a long shot as to how contractin g it out can be cheaper while providing the same level of service. Maybe we Waterfron need to t create Public Developm Public better Transit ent R_3vFWcSK282T3Xwg Libraries managem Individual M6J Yes Work Councillor cooperativ s and the ely with Mayor the need to Preparing provincial look at for climate and what other change federal major and governme cities reducing nts to around its impact ensure the world in the next increased are doing decade funding in terms of and for public investing onwards. / transit. in building Investing Transfer a in all social sustainabl greenspac assistanc e city for e and e/welfare the future more costs to that urban the ensures trees. / provincial prosperity, Investing or federal employme in governme nt, good communit nt so that health and y-based it can be equity. programs supported While to help more everyone safer and low equitably wants to Increasing more income from pay less gap bicycle families, income tax, between more lanes and especially taxes, not Council rich and public pedestrian those with property needs to poor R_2lYkXucqJ8MWqVKtransit zones children taxes in demonstr Individual M5S No lack of lack of a none mass shoddy balanced come to transit R_82hB5CAVoQaF9hW roads budget mind Individual m6m No Accessibili Please ty and note that availability oftentimes of , when services contractin for g out marginaliz services, ed the groups, process and results in taxation a captive that market of fosters a users who middle have no class other Heeding rather options as and than Hopefully for working stratifying the city providers with into a can levy of a Accessibili communiti lower and other service, ty and es upper taxes. so this Poverty availability integrated class, as Also, creates a and the of as a well as apparently monopoly stratificati services method of infrastruct there is a situation. on of to lower governanc ure that backlog of This is social classes, e(bottom- unites fees due contrary to classes, the up rather classes to the city some of which disabled, than top- and that would the best should be and other down neighbour be a good, features avoided or marginaliz approach hoods if one-time of mitigated ed groups to rather only, capitalism if at all and governanc than source of , and possible R_5gA4sb5aQGw4vfmindividuals e) dividing revenue. often Individual m5p No Roads R_eUNAQxccSfafOlK Sewer Water Individual m6p No Toronto is the largest city in Canada and draws huge numbers of tourists worldwide. We contribute an enormous amount of federal taxes and Toronto should actively pursue the funding for operating and capital The city investmen should not t from the sell off city Federal property Governme Services City to private nt. for poor cleanlines enterprise Presently TTC R_eyr5C8QS7iw6eq0 family s . the Individual M8Z No / How limited child care I always subsidy, describe child care Toronto spaces, as a great and place to inflexibility raise kids, of child but an care awful options place to make it be a impossibl parent. It e for would be many nice to parents to work with afford to the keep their provincial jobs or and avoid high federal rates of governme absenteei nts on sm that providing threaten low cost, waste pedestrian our quality managem and cyclist livelihoods child care child care ent R_1B8XWsr2k2LD9xW safety . for all. Individual M6G No R_aaR3KjwBLirKklK Individual m6r No loss of garbage revenue pick up in when residential parking areas that by-law is not offenders dependent build up on the huge recently sums imposed from bin parking system in infractions reduction areas & are or limiting where it is permitted of public not to transit. disgracefu suitable. negotiate TTC is no l road Recycling "deals" by longer surfaces should be which they dependabl caused by mandatory pay only a e to get to failure to in small one's co- apartment portion. destinatio ordinate buildings. This n in a services. Better happens timely Result as monitoring in my way. One soon as a of what neighbour must street is goes into hood and allow a resurface garbage allows a substantia d, it is torn when it Go after local l margin up to work should be unpaid business and arrive on recycled. fines and to early or sewers, Toronto taxes monopoliz one hydro, does a where e parking hopes, on water or better job reasonabl by using R_0jonoZlAVZgO0MA time. whatever. than many e. Individual M5A No drug social addiction cohesion R_cI2dsAmaUT8Eg4Y treatment TTC Individual M5j No the "suburbs" should be paying mass more transporta since they tion, mass are a transporta greater tion, mass drain on transporta city tion, mass services transporta (i.e. it tion, costs cycling more to infrastruct run water ure, mass to north transporta York, than Mass marmot tion mass it does to Transport infestation transporta downtown ation R_b0Y6ycgflqq0jL6 s tion ) Individual M4K No Affordable and Environm effective Public Affordable ental public Transit R_5bZ3StUJz90Xuxm Housing Issues transit. Individual m4c No Affordable The issue Good public of Police quality transporta acting as City tion is vital constructi services - making it on site make the affordable guardians city a & is livable accessible significant place for will reduce , timely everyone. the use of and not They help cars; addressed to support Good here. the quality & Also, I vulnerable affordable resent . Most daycare is being citizens essential; constantly believe in Winter referred to paying sidewalk as a tax their taxes clearing payer. I to should be am happy contribute enforced to pay my to the and fair share public charged as a good. to the citizen as Most property long as I public owner's am service tax bill if receiving workers it's not good are proud Housing & done value, of the other Expanding Maintainin within a good work they services facilities g public reasonabl quality do. for the for the services e time; and Contractin poor R_doMBwMTI9E6wr7m aged for all Commerci respect. g out Individual M4L No Re-instate Better the public vehicle transit. It registratio is the only n tax. way to get Make the people city owned moving in expressw the city ays toll again. expressw Subways ays. Stop where its paying logical cops (i.e.. not $80/hour Sheppard) to stand . Light rail around where constructi their is not Transport on sites. the ation. All Consideri possibility forms of ng that of transporta policing is subways. tion. the largest Stop letter Driving, consumer the transit, of conservati cycling, municipal ves get walking. I funds, I away with am am being one disappoint guessing of the only ed with there is national Ford's some governme direction other nts in the transporta developm on this money we developed tion R_4PjQg0IGX32yzAw Budget ent issue. could world that Individual m5t Yes traffic overpriced congestio residence High tax n on the s R_d4CABPRnv07xAri rate highway Individual m1s No Stop - Cycling cutting infrastruct and ure on city freezing roads / - taxes Continued when support of there is Waterfron such a Transport t-Toronto large ation, in Budget initiatives! budget general R_eboXb7LN36n7Geg gap / gap. Individual M6H No children and youth / financial transit recreation issues R_2mWNp343ZdcNi96issues / childcare #NAME? Individual m5m Yes Priority Neighbour hoods - keep the United Way initiatives going - the Vertical Poverty Report Remembe reveals r the shocking vulnerable realities - and these remember issues that we must be don't want addresses a city run - this is a like a rich city business - we need we want a to ensure city that governme everyone nt that who lives Keep works for here has essential the people Employm the services - NOT ent opportunit FIX TTC business Affordable Food Opportunit y to a it's a connectio housing R_9RfwhRlDeP72RVOsecurity ies good life. disgrace ns. Individual M4N No Rae days. / reduce the fire, police and emergenc y services budget. / negotiate with province to remove social welfare type it was programs unclear from city any whether books and decision transporta concentrat should be tion was e on made only to include liveability / after transit or improve thorough just roads city to consultati as attract on. this infrastruct more survey is recreation ure. / / businesse not opportuniti greenspac Food s, consultati transit R_8InprLopkTybnkU es e security. residents on. Individual M2L Yes police traffic R_bfI6Ra6ExrEHIcQ budget taxation Individual m6n No We need to focus on supporting Toronto youth, as they are Please the future don't cut Think of Harm generation our the Poverty R_3yivfTFz54dcifW Housing Reduction . services. children... Individual M5T Yes Toronto has a long way to go amount of before it cyclists can being consider killed by itself a automobil world es R_25bMQgz2L6jUdlq _ _ class city. Individual M4S No Not wasting money on surveys like this which is a maddenin Finding g and ways of frustrating managing waste of not to time and lower the effort standard would be of living good. for This Torontoni survey is ans any impossibl more than e to we are address in already the way experienci one would ng. We like to didn't sign respond. on to Rob In terms Ford's of funding We team to services, expect have to do the city and without should deserve even start by the best more than making you can disappeari we good on give us for ng traffic/roa already the Ford the taxes high taxes R_eLJw2fm6bYn4i44 services ds have to. plan to we pay. Individual M6H No Reinstate specific taxes, such as the hunts for vehicle "gravy" registratio while n tax. removing Look into lack of excess of valid other affordable police sources of targeted child care services income R_cUTCgQOx8WmhxSA taxes. Individual m4c No In general, I support property tax increases over user fees, as user fees are regressive and hit low- income people hardest. If user fees are to be increased, they should be offset with credits for low- income people. I also strongly lack of support cycling other and revenue deteriorati growing pedestrian tools, ng public income infrastruct such as transit R_8BJVkWFfK2fd7Le inequality ure the Individual M6K No Listen to your staff. Idealogue s do not always make the best managers . Train them so that they are worth what we are paying them. If we are overstaffe d...LET PEOPLE GO! Highly skilled staff are easily rehired. Poorly Listen to Communit skilled the y staff will citizens consultati see a groups. on...return cash cow They are Developm the when they not all ent Social working see one special Transit R_d4gwmeLzIdxF8Fu planning services groups. and interests. Individual M3c No High commerci al property taxes encourag e Lack of Lack of businesse tolls/cong east-west s to estion rapid relocate charges transit outside of creates downtown R_6FgXCAyIxbXg1MwToronto gridlock Individual M4W No Environm ental Public sustainabil Public Transport ity R_8Jn4gjU3lhgIv0o Transit Poverty ation Individual M4J No Consider The that it is Acquiring Federal essential more Governme to keep resources nt has a services from the responsibi level or Federal lity to improved Governme provide a above nt to cover more current the cost of realistic standings the contributio in order to immigratio n to the maintain a n patterns city solid that bring directly. infrastruct most of Immigratio ure for the maintainin maintainin the "new n is a future. Bad g services g and Canadian factor Pay now managem at the upgrading s" to the among or pay ent at the present infrastruct Toronto many more top R_enTmFHvR8U24e4A level ure area. others. later. Individual m9w No make business pay more, Toronto is tolls on a global the roads, city, and is congestio compared n charge against for the Stockholm downtown , Paris, core, cut and New perks York, not consisten from the Mississau cy of police ga, privatizati service force such Hamilton, public on of and rules as court and transit R_02rfWxcaOSeWS8Yservice police across city time London Individual m4p No The less cars we have, the better. In a dense city, they are slower and less efficient than well designed public transit. They pollute and the Continue required to work roads and hard at parking making areas are the ugly and provincial take up and too much federal space. governme The city nts could contribute derive money to significant things like revenue public from tolls urban transit on public developm developm downtown transit ent R_0GLnp2kP6W0OoKw budget ent. driving, Individual M6P No Please take citizens input when Decrease increasing the pay of pay of any municipal city employee employee incompete s and take s. It is not Land nt workers Land some you but us Transfer Union with high transfer perks who pay Tax R_eJ2LTOvBKuJZnuc problems salaries. tax. back. the taxes. Individual m1m No City should not be in social services. No Those are poor increases provincial infrastruct poor no safe in property responsibi ure R_8kUiZ0uz1Mo2gGU transit cycling taxes. lities. Individual M6S No transit R_29r5VFdF1E9vU6E economy pollution Environm The City Services Individual m4c No ental should make a sustainabil implement City more ity (the city incentives livable, as a to and whole encourag investmen needs to e wise use t is do a of needed in better job resources the City's of and to services. reducing support In some greenhou environme cases, it se gas ntal goals makes emissions and sense to and smog, efficiencie contract using s, like out green road tolls, services energy and higher to get and rates for better reducing water use value and energy during customer consumpti peak service; on, hours, but in creating and other communit energy cases, it y gardens use during would be for food, peak terrible supporting hours. and walking, The City harmful to cycling should the City to transporta housing and increase contract tion air affordabilit transit, the out options R_3rDTlM2nlkGEwUA pollution y and property services Individual M2N Yes Continue to reduce/pla ce restriction s on expenses that city staff/coun Infrastruct cil can Taxes R_00LqdeEy45JPwrO ure Transit claim. Individual M4S No Tax those who can afford it. Tax banks and corporate businesse s. Cut back TPS. They get Build the paid too city is a Poor much. sustainabl policies There's e which lack too many direction. through of them Support Cutting of thinking and they them and Public Social by Ford don't do raise them Transit R_9tR8MBRIBaUS8N6Services Admin enough. up. Individual m6s No It is important to look at both sides of revenue (increase) and expenses (reduce) to make a balanced budget, not only the Thorough revenue and side. If detailed only one review of Resource side is current s Financial examined, services conservati Quality of managem Quality of it will not may be on R_0HbaDGFJIKGVwA4 services ent services work. useful. Individual M4J No Cuts to healthcare services Consider such as sustainabil mental "Green" Initiatives ity Transport health programs for green ("green" ation R_1H9zaGjWzE0xBDm programs for energy energy solutions) Individual M5N No Stop asking citizens what they want. Bring Most back the people do vehicle not have registratio to provide n tax and more than this a knee insignifica jerk nt saving response to the to individual important is a vast questions amount of that money to require the city. / significant Do not time eliminated researchin the land g. People transfer elect tax. This represent is a one ative time fee to based on be paid by there those that general are lucky philosoph lack of lack of myopic enough to y to make public long term short term be able to these day transporta vision and gimmicky afford a to day tion R_54kmjS2TQvbEdY8 planning goals home. policy Individual M6P No disparities growing in gaps neighbour between hoods and rich and transporta city affordable poor in tion R_6FMO6auHIdVrfoM services housing this city Individual m6G No make sure that no stop money is building going to subways waste. / they cost Apprentic too much e for the programs return / where increase applicable walkability . / vehicle and tax / toll cyclability roads / of the city lottery / / Don't sponsorsh think ip / about corporate being re- partnershi elected, p/ think increase about your parking children / fees or Think of taxes on our parking internation lots / al summer reputation infrastruct jobs for / Driving is ure Internation students a Public (roads, affordable al (wages privilege, Transit R_cvkEuL7jMx8lLAE sewers) housing reputation cheaper) / not a right Individual M4K No Recreatio Renter's Transit n R_3W7BCQ8nRDvx1Bi Services services Individual M6G No Why are Yes. Fix the we talking Please roads and about stop the reduce funding waste like congestio services the n and stop when we millions of spending should be dollars on stupid talking spent on things like about paid duty extra-duty what for cops. for cops services It'll save standing to fund? businesse around We have s money like idiots to for not in a rationalize having to constructi what core pay for on site. services this Makes it are and extortion, look like spend too. they work money on There's for the them. It's only one Cutting people about gravy train expenditur who are clean and one es, paying for parks, taxpayer. including the duty good The only the police rather libraries, ideology service than smooth behind budget Delivering serving roads and every and more the people efficient decision is sanitation services Fixing of emergenc to get rid services R_0ietEL2SK7GJl6Q for kids. roads. Toronto. y services. of waste. Individual M9C No I've lived in toronto my whole life. as a child in the 80s, toronto was a city that could provide so much more... into being a teen I saw please Toronto's look into world other rating or options ranking than just start to raising slip... property since the taxes late 90s and/or especially, user everything fees!! has been what going about down hill corporate steadily taxes? or and a look at steeply... road public salaries... makes me conditions R_ezccZFqIkXTJMLa transit health etc. sad Individual m1n No The city should be more open to the public about their agenda, and should not be bias toward any one group. The city should be inclusive and not discrimina tory based Need on their more bike personal lanes/Tra beliefs or nsportatio Labour the beliefs n Market, of the Improved Improvem need ones that Healthcar ents/Less more jobs elected e services R_4OrNtg5bpGcoCnG Cars created them. Individual M6H No Cycling routes that are consistent ly available and acceptabl e to the communiti es through service insufficien which they transit R_8GlBEedSxPnZw7Wreductions t revenues pass. Individual M4K No Get other levels of Make Communit governme debate y nt to dish open and Public Urban involveme out the transpare Transit R_bsc92FcrANA2Qio Planning nt money. nt. Individual m6h No I believe that services provided to living beings should not be contracted out - emergenc y services, fire & police, and animal services in particular present a danger if being contracted out. When people and animals' lives are on the line, 'cost' should not Public Environm be the Transport R_001tckFMvdZmt4E ent Economy determinin Individual M6R No services Keep city are services always public. being cut. Why do I am sick the Ford of it. my brothers communit want to y centre privatize closes for garbage 3 weeks to save 8 in mill when Septembe they don't r. It should We need want to be open to control and have increase police more free, services. spending drop in The city at all and programs can run allow paid like things duty swimming more whatever , outdoor efficiently it is. A skating. but cuts police We need are a officer more mistake. watches Dufferin Our over the Grove property constructi Parks. taxes on near There aren't high my house. they make and public He drinks a great services coffee, he good better communit are smiles. quality transporta increasing y centre important Doesn't services R_cNlf7FuSIh46abi tion services without to me. even have Individual M4m No Property owners expect Why did that their you use a taxes will US increase Company by a small to conduct percentag this e every survey, year in which is order to not very maintain good service because levels and there is no in order to option for Saving address additional money issues comments isn't that will ? Why is everything have an the data . Look at impact on stored in the mess future Ireland? that Mike generation Why isn't Harris s. It is a the City made of mistake to supporting the not raise local province taxes by businesse with his small s? Not cuts. Keeping amounts impressed Quality of services every year with the life should that are because way this rank much important eventually survey higher in Environm for quality taxes will tried to importanc ent R_eCCBbVKHlHhyNzS Transit of life need to be steer me. e. Individual M6R No Developm Affordable ent Transit R_3XfQ0gKwIkSeqck Housing Planning Individual M6C No Toronto is consistent ly ranked as one of the best in the world in terms of liveability, but for transporta tion, it's ranked in the bottom of Instead of these finding out cities. how to Invest in fund improving services, rail find a way infrastruct to make ure, and fund use bring more changes efficient soon. and Don't reduce have waste. projects Ensure which will A bridge that last 15 Metro connectin there's no years or System Road g to delay in so to fully Infrastruct Infrastruct Toronto executing complete. ure R_cPc2cn86gkFys1C ure Island plans. Assume Individual M4P No Toronto has low taxes compared to other GTA cities. We should not be afraid to raise Privatizing property services taxes does not Affordable minimally, mean they and while also will cost Reliable looking at less, nor Public budgetary does it Transit. / efficiencie mean Removing s without there will services resorting not be (such as to labour garbage reducing unrest collections services (many ) from the and private Removing public privatizing companie Services Arts and sector - it services - s have from Accessibl Culture needs to especially unionized Public e Public Revitalizat remain transit and employee Sector R_bKNEV6Vv0tFF5LS Transit ion public. garbage. s). Individual M6H No I think the city needs to stop working within the flawed system of the TTC. This organizati on is rapt with problems, does little to consider residents and staffed with employee s who are mismanag unengage ement of d with a TTC and sense of similar city entitlemen run taxation t. How can organizati levels to this ons, not to green homeown organizati mention space, ers amidst on use of smog, dwindling deserve accountab paid duty water infrastruct taxpayer ility before competen cops R_3lycxjpm0pDXDQE quality ure money? funding ce Individual m4j No Police raises and "Duty Pay" are gravy! / Bike are vehicles Use your and imaginatio belong in n and vote a health for city. / yourself - Transit not based City was upon paid for someone and would giving a have thumbs up served Do not sell or down. many off assets We are more for short talk about people for term the long Environm less gains. term ental money Privatizati future of Suburb health of unlike the on never the city vs. our current pays in not Downtown Bicycle communiti transit the long gladiator split R_ahHehGhBa5MolbSSafety es dreams. run. sports. Individual m4m No Increased accountab ility and less arrogance from City Council and Public especially transit: mayor - significant they are in increase these capacity, positions make because more citizens affordable Stimulate entrusted , need job them, and significant creation, accountab expansion attract ility should of bike businesse Clean up be lanes and s and public paramoun locks. R_aW7kquICH3FUCoY investors. spaces! t. Individual M6H No Reducing the size of Cut the Cut the the police entire entire Bike lanes force. police police Green on Bloor, Perhaps force. Let force. Oversized house King and privatizing the OPP Bring in Police Gas Queen the entire or RCMP the OPP Force R_2mZsWMWuW1LjNhWEmissions Street force. take over. or RCMP. Individual M6R No Public Private Partnershi ps should be utilized in developm ent of new capital Expanding projects, Public and i.e. Services improving subways Transit R_2bPve9YwDX9mE84Deficit Cuts the TTC or LRT. Individual M4Y No Public investmen t in Toronto is essential for our economy. Don't rip off our children by failing to make Raise essential property infrastruct taxes. Do ure not raise investmen user fees ts today. as they If the are an public unfair tax sector affecting takes the aging primarily lead, the infrastruct cycling low private public ure (water infrastruct Public income sector will transit R_08tQpNyQYxRiNec / sewage) ure transit. earners. follow. Individual M5P No -improving the city's image as a great place to live, work and travel to / - central to this is -the city reliable needs transport, accessible a beautiful services city and for waterfront vulnerable and a population caring s-these Green communit are not Childcare R_cT24Uydpx9FWfSA Transit space y #NAME? The City gravy! Individual M6s No of Toronto should pride itself on being a communit y that cares - Toronto the Good, remember ? City Council Yes. One should of the stand parts of together this proclaimin survey did g the need not work - for all to the one give so where I that all was may supposed benefit to be able from good to slide services, choices a clean into one of city and a four place in boxes. I maintainin which could not g public hope and trouble services pride shoot it for those abound, unfortunat in need R_4NPbv51FnFsp9Yg rather ely. Individual M6G No Please don't rush We into major should be decisions! careful not The to rush cancelling too quickly of years of into selling transit off public planning assets. work for Searching an idea for cash that has injections not (and now will not) instead of be proven responsibl viable is e asset an managem example ent to of rash generate thinking sustainabl that is e future going to revenue come spending streams is back to selling off of reserve a haunt the public assets funds dangerou city for transit way too irresponsi s game to decades expansion R_bKjj8v15gqBbPbC quickly bly play to come Individual m6p Yes privatizati transit R_6V9Om9hlTibLp52 child care on Individual M5P No arts and culture is not an FUND option for ARTS the city, it AND is an CULTUR integral E part of it's PLEASE. identity. Also the Any TTC - revision of Toronto it's is not a services conservati the city ve city - it undertake is s, should progressiv privilege e, arts multicultur funding al and and interested culture. in Without it, innovation Toronto's . Don't economic send us and back to cultural the dark Preservin preserving health will ages with g (and the city's suffer. a slash augmentin green Additionall and burn g) arts funding spaces, y, all approach and public planting governme to cutting culture transit more ntal services, funding R_4HMQjMF5p5I6nbu further trees decisions okay? Individual M6K Yes In the past I would couple of prefer to years, it see some has gotten alternative increasing s before ly more having my expensive property to live in tax Toronto. I increase love this (AGAIN) city but it especially is getting when my harder to water cost provide a has good life increase for my 9%, my family. Its hydro is important up 43%. that there Everywher is not e I am another getting tax to nickeled address and dimed the budget to death shortfall. so a mere There 1% must be increase some still adds other up when It's a hard solutions you look job. before a at the Everything budget / tax is complete is Transit R_064gF3fh5puQLxW deficit unions proposed. picture. important. Individual M1N No I can't emphasis the need for more reliable transit enough. That should be the City's number 1 priority. It would Toronto help our has the economy, lowest improve property the taxes and mobility of user fees low in the income GTA. Transit, residents, There is transit, reduce room to transit. gridlock, increase Improve it attract them if it for the Services businesse means ENTIRE for low s, and maintainin city, not income help the g or just a Public communiti environme improving small Transit R_0OeWiZEFkZssxmYhousing es nt. services. corridor. Individual M6N Yes Invest in Reduce arts and non culture will essential generate services income and from outsource tourism services and talent that make from other Invest in economic regions. public sense. It's a Public transporta Eliminate smart Budget transporta Arts tion and the investmen balance R_1FB7UJn4nPO0eBCtion funding the arts unions. t. Individual M5G No Outsource the garbage and compost. This year I had a cardboard box from buying a small table, put it out for recycle. I am a senior with carpel tunnel so could not cut it up . Went out when recycle came around went out the person said he Garbage Off duty would Outsourci pay for take it this ng R_0UHYGfz3VlC22KUpolice time but Individual M6E No a communit y should work together to fund programs / or outreach to corporatio ns / not constantly rely on taxpayers for free programs not available / to "all " the people / The workers that come everyday from outside the / city toll booths to work services at 400, should employme for sew and have to nt Re: newcomer immigratio 401 at city contribute taxes R_099dyTQpKfObdrK ttc s n limits something Individual M1K Yes My husband, myself and my daughter make an ok living. We're comfortabl e and we get our bills paid. However, we cannot afford to purchase our own house or start a savings account because we make just enough to Keeping get by communit while y centres paying open and rent. We accessible use very to few of the Cost of Public Infrastruct EVERYO services living R_6E9V3zTeGb8h1vS services ure NE. that we Individual m4k No I find the questions to be poorly organized - some of the areas do not rely on user fees, for example, Affordable and housing, therefore particularl this is not y for low an income appropriat peoples, e question near the or City response. centre is The becoming assumptio a pressing n that issue. taxes or Indeed, user fees even must be middle raised for class each household issue is s are also Infrastruct increasing problemati ure / ly priced c. I very Public Affordable out of the much Transport R_0PVoY3fR8TiHxsw housing Poverty market. appreciate Individual M4E No The City's Providing transit services infrastruct more ure is efficiently outdated should not and come at unable to the handle expense current of capacity. providing Efforts to quality increase services. ridership Further, or focus Toronto is on a large cleaning City up requiring subway significant stations investmen are futile if ts if it is to the prosper current and be system of competitiv subways, e in a streetcars global and buses economy. are unable Governme to provide the nt exists reliable, province to deal consistent should be with rising fiscal service paying for inherent income responsibi without court market inequality transit R_1ZK39bqb2b6ZYQQ lity delays, services failures Individual M5S No Roads/tra Money R_bf4B2Y3tZczEBp2 Crime nsit Individual M6C No property taxes in toronto are proportion ately lower than neighbouri ng recognise municipali that many ties and good should be decisions increased have in order to already improve been services made, (especially and that ttc) and taking expand them back services or (especially reconsider city ing them planning results in city geographi and the unnecess planning transit R_eQCdNXThn9mgTkw c poverty transit ttc) ary costs Individual m6j No Be creative. If you Corruption have to in increase municipal user fees, politics is try and an include endemic more problem. sliding Corruption scales/cla at the sses and municipal types of level leads discounts. to waste, Have inefficienc more y, and future- short- oriented sighted policies. policies. EVERY Please decision conduct should yourselve Maintainin consider s with g and environme honour, improving Environm ntal and integrity physical ental financial and infrastruct sustainabil Affordable sustainabil transpare Transit R_71J3JCJSAhtxrYU ure ity housing ity. ncy. Individual M4V No the lack of horrendou support s increase for marginaliz of newcomer ing privatizati s R_0IfKK1VZEUyiL08 minorities on #NAME? Individual l7a No expanding services in "priority public maintainin neighbour transit R_0JOdkqHzAhytswc g services hoods" Individual M6H No Public Communit Garbage Transit R_8H7JMxhfItsLt52 y Housing Collection Individual M4P No Do not privatize city run recreation and communit y centers. Understan d the service the public will lose when you contract out recreation programm ing. Go to your centers, speak with staff and understan d what it us you are doing to the public Recreatio before it's n R_1MoujvQ8nix5tsM Garbage Lock out too late. Individual M6h No environme ntal & Arts and waste Legalize Culture managem marijuana Funding TTC R_86x2R0ZsuJOkBEM ent & tax it. Individual M6B No In addition to increasing user fees and property taxes the City should consider other sources of revenue that do not involve divesting itself of income generating assets -- such as Toronto Hydro -- in order to enhance the quality of the services that it provides. Housing Also, it is Public Affordabili Gentrificat important Transit R_8HpoYhYwnWIcs6gty ion to me that Individual M3N No I love this city I would be very sad if programs that make this place a great wonderful Public Improving and Transit - police welcomin Accessibili Affordable accountab Youth g place Long term ty R_8B5EimLPDVpLqC0Housing ility Programs were cut. impact. Individual M3H No R_8vKpB1UQ6EOHzx2 Individual M1N No NO privatizati on. It looks good on paper initially but globally, privatizati on has Proper proven social consistent services, ly to be continued the wrong public way to go health, and then continued Cities and have to expanded contract communit services Educating y centre back in tax payers services and pay on what with no or penalties they will little user to buy out lose fees, no of Continuity A stop to should privatizati privatizati of contractin services on of on Services R_23SnGmNpuncJ8lCg out be cut services contracts. Individual M4Y No When viewing the list of services in this survey, I could not determine any which could be deemed non- essential. Cutting services, The unity or funding of the city - to the services, various would portions drastically sometime decrease s feel the quality incredibly of life in disconnec Toronto, a ted or city which neglected, is already as though struggling they aren't with its Support a part of unity and for the High gas the "real" Budget infrastruct arts R_42vZTB8yitWb4ri prices Rob Ford Toronto. better. ure. Individual m8v No City First The planning-- ensure population making programs of the city sure as are is what the running at makes up population optimal the city. density of balance of The areas level of population increases, service consists the vs. cost. of living services Services beings increase should be with basic simultane run by requireme ously ,i.e. managers nts. These grocery experienc basic stores ed in the requireme ,facilities, field nts should etc, are assisted never be included by cut, such in high- accountin as density g. A city healthcare residential has a , constructi budget emergenc ons so as similar to y services, to cut a aid to down on household maintain area and in sufficient traffic & order to living, increase balance it, housing. local first it Integrity to vitality. / should be the city Heritage rid of and its R_9ZfUb9MRSpgdcd6 protection- luxurious unique Individual m5r No Transit should be a priority for a successful city in the Long-term Transit R_3sigymjPYM20DiY future. growth. Individual M9B No enhancing bicycle networks and encouragi ng the use of public transit. / zoning and re- developm ent, I hope the city will be careful in its re- developm ent of spaces and not over-look a group of the value self- of empty absorbed, or self uninhabite that they concerned d spaces. are support of polo-trick- I wish the supposed small tions city would to and businesse occupying quit being should be s, zoning city hall, so accountab ttc cost laws and lying to conservati le for their and gentrificati the ve and actions by service R_9viuxx1kYk9djIU on population embrace legalize it. the public. Individual M5P No there should be a road tax ( Hwy 401 ) to be split with the province and the city for trucks only. This tax would apply to drive within the city of Toronto tax boarders. corporatio Trucks do ns with tremendo profits us over 10 damage million a to the I think year. As Highways, Toronto an and the should example cost have a tax Exxon should be to drive made 10 25C each downtown Billion in way. / how just like just the From revenue to London first what I taxes R_czMQ8wa5sjtAx24 be spent cutbacks England quarter. have seen Individual m5p Yes use the city of fort york transporta toronto think long bridge R_bmvuqMpSc04hJTm transit city services tion act term Individual m6n Yes I am happy to pay taxes to live in a city that provides a high level of services that are accessible and affordable . Lowering costs is not as Do not important limit top me as access to is social recreation services, services libraries, to lower affordable social safer bike parks, income housing R_6KZsWq3kqyG4kIs transit services lanes transit. people. Individual M4X No stop trying to cut good services the city provides like garbage removal, I do not lay am very off keep happy workers, keeping less garbage a with my they are city work managem public garbage essential public R_8cPFi5ScqKpSK68 no layoffs ent service removal for our city Individual m1k Yes - much - Increase effort in property must be taxes is expended not a bad in gaining thing, if funding the money from the is wisely federal spent to governme improve nt for services. homeless This issues doesn't and just mean affordable throwing housing. more Homeless money at ness is a a national problem, it Garbage problem - can also and many if mean recycling - not most looking to core of the improve service homeless some that in Toronto services should are from at the Transit - have been elsewhere expense lack of included , and the of others capacity Police - in funding (non- on Yonge overfundin previous for them core). / - subway R_6FHkQC9yxqclc2g g Libraries question. must be Property Individual M5M No city of toronto act vehicle registratio n user fees property rob ford tax is promised cheapest no service R_3Db1ALGnC4VEur2 in gta cuts Individual m4j Yes keep the services air we are Our Mayor pollution used to promised and and keep no cuts to expanding tax services public increases when he public affordable environme transit to reasonabl ran for transit R_a5j4BduHOz9jb0g housing nt combat it e election Individual M9A No independe nt review of ABCs they should not be protected because they are mandated services .. they should still be able to produce figures for sell level of surplus service real estate they are ... get out private - providing of certain public that could infrastruct businesse partnershi be audited budget ure road staff s like real ps / bond e.g. TPH, owing R_0Ndfr7wMBJavGg4 issues resources estate funds Libraries Individual M5A Yes stop blaming privatizati privatizati privatizati the on R_0cCdbazwN21TBZyon on no no workers Individual m5t No Access to Homeless health Transit R_dihehMimWmbJh2cness care Individual M6H No Yes, I could not use the screen where I was Developin asked g an about who overall should vision of provide the future services of a by caring, dragging livable the items City that into 4 supports boxes that those who included live there operates including directly, those contracts, most out, etc. / marginaliz I found ed and that on the welcomes screen Adequate newcomer that I did services s in the not and spirit of complete, supports further my option for low- Equitable Protection enriching did not income access to and our exist. I individuals affordable increase shared think and public of green communit Toronto is families R_6sPAZvBqcDnr1NWtransit space y. moving to Individual M4E Yes leave the workers alone and not to go start with private for managem the budget R_eyzQoKPyLk88fgU garbage ent Individual m6l No Build the city. Investing in programs, using some risk More and ideas creativity. Leave is the way Engage Waterfron to go to private t Toronto make this organisati to city work ons to complete better. I work with their worry the city, tasks. about think Build a ideology before city with vs. sound contractin great thinking g out. cultural within the Because events, present many of institutions administra us will be . Support tion. A watching renewal of great city and neighbour should be asking hoods and caring. down the ensure Should road, "was the poor, build in this worth sick not culture, contractin left behind communit g out? Did in a y, engage it reduce communit pursuit of in exciting service or public y selling off budget projects cost transit R_9sfCnZ6aGgRtRgU programs assets slashing. (IE: more?" Individual M4L No Social Budget Services R_3CrEVzUyxehPJli cuts Transit Individual M4M No I think the 1) Where city should possible, transform reduce Earlier in its public the work this schools week for survey, it into city was communit employee stated that y centres s from 5 costs that days of 8 must provide hours to 4 increase education, days of 10 every health and hours. year. I meeting This believe facilities scheme this is a for all has been falsehood. ages. I tested in Obviously, also think other operating the city cities and under the should do it was assumptio more to found that n that help there were prices independe significant must nt cost always entrepren savings increase eurs from will establish energy eventually their reduction lead to a businesse and systemati Not s. Finally, reduced c failure. high cost enough I think the overtime Find a and low investmen lack of governme pay. Also more quality of t beyond green nt should employee sustainabl housing R_5goyWhPwtYIs5cU the core space pursue s e model. Individual M4M No This Salary survey is increases a bit too and long and I benefits do not should be think you directly will get tied to meaningfu inflation l rates and informatio the n from the financial survey situation results. . of the City The " and all Who Shall details Deliver" should be module made did not public. work .The Salary City increase cannot be have handing stayed at out 3% some 3% yearly per year salary through a increases recession no matter Union period. what. we Reluctanc agreemen Inflation in have just e to ts that are the last 3 passed address not years has through a Financial financial sustainabl not been serious Problems R_0jsvpx3xvnStwmE problems e 3%. recession. Individual M4P No This questionn aire is very biased towards cutting taxes and services. I am prepared to pay higher property taxes to receive good services. It is unfortunat e for this city that a less biased questionn aire was not prepared communit for y recreation consultati public participati al on transit R_aauCAQsddnCaFKson activities purposes. Individual m6g No Honestly, bike lanes and infrastruct ure for cyclists. Mr. Ford may hate cycling for some bizarre reason, but the Looking to fact is that how other gas prices cities do are rising, thing is more smart. Not people are to poor, and compare, they still but to need to learn from get their around. mistakes As well, Don't pay and Global the police successes Warming so damn . / Also, is a real much, and please thing, don't pay care cause in them to about Transport great part stand lower ation by around income Affordable system pollution constructi people housing R_e4zu1o8FykXVcpK overload Deficit and the on sites. more. Individual M6G Yes To reduce 1) Over time, costs the Previous policing city needs attempts costs to think to holding need to be about property reduced problems tax as holistically increases proportion for below of city example inflation expenses. crime have Policing prevention resulted in costs, if (i.e. my serious left personal increases unchecke safety) is in future d , will much costs as eventually more maintenan eat the important ce was entire city than reduced budget! policing to costly Policing is after the items like one of the fact transit safest (vengeanc infrastruct jobs (look e). ure, at WSIB Another sewers, numbers example bridges for work is public etc. It is a related transit lose/lose injuries support liveability (reducing propositio and for services - cars on n. 2) illness) disadvant libraries, the road) Outsourci much aged arts, would ng without safer than public communiti parks, day speed fire sufficient nursing, transit R_3w1JqWmcYw3otc8es care and ems monitoring firefighting Individual M6C No It's all an Maintain exercise quality - if trade- this offs... but I means would contractin rather see g out a city that services, is proud of so be it... its but services overall, than a city the city that is should dominated maintain by poor control services, over these inadequat services e in some programs, capacity unmaintai to ensure ned parks quality and open and spaces, customer etc... if (tax- this payer) means satisfactio paying a n is high. small The city increase needs to in property look at the tax, I am impact the Public all for this. out-of-city Transport Environm In the population ation R_8DhNYgR4D6ne9rCent Services grand is having Individual M6E No My opinions might be much different if the city had shown general competen ce in managing outsource d Infrastruct services. ure is Perhaps falling some day apart. If it will that's show this, neglected but at the long moment I enough think any there will contractin be a g out of financial service disaster should be as huge done capital cautiously, expenditur with es re rigorous required agreemen to fix infrastruct transporta developm Transport ts signed enormous ure R_3qILjLdd4JViKSE tion ent ation for pilot problems. Individual M5P No Environm ental Urban Policy R_7aN7LM6AB4AoNbC renewal Libraries Individual M4X No Citizen Affordable engagem Transit R_0kCyWWfciyEVpis housing ent Individual m5r No If you can give the police a 11% wage increase, you can keep the other city services I value. If you can't afford to keep all of the other city services, you should not be The allowing waterfront such a - we need huge to keep wage with the increase. current Daycare Also, if waterfront spaces - you can developm currently it afford to Transit- ent plan is nearly provide we need and get impossibl such a more Infrastruct the e to get a wage public ure badly waterfront daycare increase transit needing we space for to one now! R_3PYWFsL1nZVnJQgrepair deserve infant care group of Individual m4m No Provision of light rail to all areas of the city, especially Jane and Finch area. This was Please Use destroyed base your foresight when decisions and Transit on judgement City was research and try to squashed and sound determine in favour policy what of an ill- advice. Do impacts advised not base it short-term plan to on "the "savings" build a taxpayers will have new have on the city subway spoken" in the long along or "I've run. Is Sheppard heard saving a where from few million demand people." today does not These worth it Risk of exist. decisions costing privatizing Disregard Short- are too the city city for sighted, important many Loss of services Waterfron ideological to be times that Transit like t Toronto ly based ideological in 10 City R_1H3SDgwZFd8Hv4ogarbage plans transit ly driven. years? Individual M4K No The city should not be contractin g out ANY services. Transit City should be public implement transporta ed as Improve lack of tion / envisione and invest adequate affordable d by the in poverty public lack of housing / previous services. and transporta affordable reducing administra Do not cut inequality R_0TlEcqTWVKE3iQc tion housing poverty tion. them. Individual M4M No Police R_8CWLfylNTSxTjrC Fire EMS Individual M4L No R_2mbNpVzlJ5ThMRS Individual m4y No Be proud of what we do and send out that message Advertise not that to the big governme businesse nt. services s for employee should not funding as s are lazy. be cut Transport Weill as Not good much in a ation and both for the city world homeless levels of as a class city. R_cB03u7lwv4zMNpi . Gov. whole. Pleas Individual L6A No keep in mind Toronto is a beautiful vibrant city and we got there with the support and efforts of all our services and employee s. Please do not destroy the toronto that I have grown to love and be proud of and let Look at us think of other the future Slight ways of of our kids CUTS In increase reducing and grand SERVICE in property budget kids when S taxes R_37AVynORsdG2EAc shortfall making Individual M6B No City should contract locally, GTA or public Canada transporta accountab for planning R_bJjOZ3P5HsntJfS tion ility services. Individual M4J Yes affordable good employme housing R_3OuwAD6Q8WZmkaU nt culture The most Individual M5B No important way the city can use its resources is to invest in transit, which will spur economic growth, decrease pollution, increase economic efficiencie s and make this city thrive. Let's stop shovelling money to pet constituen cies and work on creating a thriving, Waterfron vibrant t Renewal - city. Am continuati Economic very Transit R_1M1EnHPFes6keGM on Growth happy to Individual M4M No R_daPBgFZHe9DOGe8 -99 m5v -99 Solicit Recognize more Toronto's support strength in from the our federal diversity. governme This city is nt: a model of redistribut tolerance e federal and as wealth such, and give service more to decisions the big 5 should Canadian reflect and cities, strengthe which are n those the true values..all economic taxpayers and social expect engines of fiscal this great responsibi country. lity, but Despite a when it recent comes to shift in social federal progress, power there are towards times the west, when we Toronto all need to EMS Service still plays pay our Transit response Privatizati the share to Expansion R_38BvIVqAkYzMaag times on dominant maintain Individual M4J No As public Toronto servants needs to you are begin expected claiming to it's share represent of funds not only from the those Federal people in governme Toll your nt and not booths on constituen allowing the cy, but the the rest of highways people Ontario to coming who will claim it. into the be there in Toronto city. the future. should be Zones on Think long a the TTC. term, not separate The short province. farther term. And It's needs you travel, spend the and the more cities issues are wear and money as different tear on if it were than the the your own, rest of infrastruct fight for Lack of Ontario ure, the every transporta Traffic and they more you penny tion from the Lack of are not should while alternative suburban TTC being pay. maintainin s R_71gN9IA2owr6p3S areas funding. addressed Simple. g quality Individual M4E Yes The city needs to read the Seattle report before thinking about contractin g any jobs out with no real long term savings to the tax payers. City workers have always done the job at a proper cost saving way. BAD MANAGE MENT IS BEING managem LIKE ACCOUN ent more CANCER TABLE contractin keeping accountab TO THE FOR THE g out work in le not the WORKER DECISIO services R_5vaFGoDX6tIAjqY house worker! S and NS! Individual L9L No if "fair and Bear in affordable mind that taxes" is we the code for people tax cuts, I don't am not in I'm know fact in irritated much of favour of that this the tax cuts. I survey is considerat am in constantly ions or favour of pitting backgroun supporting quality d to make the city in against informed its cost--the decisions commitme upshot of on many nt to all of which is of these its citizens that issues. I through cutting hope that social, costs the recreation means the consultati al and quality of ons will cultural city provide programm services more ing, will go context so transit. down. Is that we Most of this what can be all, I want the mayor more an has in informed administra mind? when tion that Slashing trying to increase cancellatio will listen budgets provide in police privatizati n of transit to its and input on budget R_eXrhmOnfkSPzMtS on plan citizens, quality? budget Individual M4M Yes service contractin cuts R_eb5PiP6ARNEbh5i g out jobs transit Individual m6p No I honestly I think if I am tired think that the city of trying to can newcomer balance contract s that our out and come to budget is get better this the most bang for country important the dollar and are thing we should go offered can do. I for it. I free also think know we access to if we can have to the privatise pay our recreation certain / fair share programs things that of / taxes and don't are of less but with in have to important moderatio pay such as n. I know especially parks and such when my recreation organizati grandchild and ons such ren or selling off as the other city YMCA children property could fund can't that we and run afford the know our parks programm longer use and es or that / is recreation through sitting / parks and vacant programs recreation should be a hole lot . Enough getting out sold to better / is budget R_b4oQiywHEBhTOEAtaxes of debt help pay than the enough I Individual M9B No Affordable Private Taxes R_7Ukdjnxyp4NNs0s Transit Housing sources Individual M2R No Decisions about the funding and running of the city should be The made by balancing the of the elected obvious council split and not be between third central parties Toronto such as and the contractor Transport R_2c9ovtQXfMJRvRq Cycling Arts suburbs. s. Individual M4E Yes police budget is too high. costs keep going up, but crime is down. and not down because of the police police road number of budget R_2bCeECMizIFzqny transit budget repair police. Individual M8V No need additional hockey taxes R_5mYw3Uj9olLNrBG transit economy arenas none There Individual m4e No needs to be mandatory education requireme nts for the Mayor of Toronto. Why do you need a graduate degree (years of advanced training) to obtain some entry level jobs in the private sector but not to Stop obtain the ignorant position of anti-tax Mayor? Mandatory rhetoric We need suburban ignorant education and a city run hostilities anti-tax & requireme support a by experts directed at anti- nts for lively, who are urban service Mayor and vibrant trained in core R_4Zb8lL9jiIE6nI0 rhetoric leadership Toronto matters of Individual M6H No Sell off all it's real estate properties . Reduce it's staff at City Hall. Take away all perks for People City are sick of council. their Put up toll property roads for taxes people being travelling increased Cutback into the and on Police city from receiving children's Garbage salary 905 no better programs collection increase R_cZqDh4pXY25XShC areas. service. Individual m4m No The city should look to surroundi ng regions to see how the Take the property long-term tax there health of is far the city higher into than here account. with less Freezing services. property The city taxes, should cutting have a services, reasonabl and Social e policy political service on grandstan programm property ding does ing, drug taxes and not make Social prevention stop this a No Political service and aids freezing better revenue grandstan programm prevention them to place to generation R_6rQ6E4j2eXkZggY ding ing funding win votes. live. Individual m6e No I think that public transporta tion needs to be supplied to all citizens of I think that the city. I the am very council disappoint needs to ed in Rob consider Ford for the long scrapping term transit city vision for and the city. leaving Selling off the people assets like of Jane property and finch along the with no waterfront improvem or public ent to their services services like the while TTC will squanderi sacrifice ng all of the ability the money of toronto on a to be a single world subway class city Public Homeless line to for years Transit housing R_3CdP5MbB6o6s6Ow ness serve to come. Individual M4S No That the council represent s US. Not the voters of some other ward More with whom emphasis those Too Much on green councillor Emphasis space and By using s would Widening on Big alternative their align Stagnatin Wealth Businesse transporta heads for themselve g Transit R_b2BXZlpERLlo7Ag Gap s tion. once. s. Individual M4Y No Get a grip on the Think 2011 about finances. what kind I don't see of city you where the want City is Toronto to financially be. The better decision ahead - re: cost of Transit Miller's Eglinton city surplus is subway at original gone, the plan was vehicle expense fine. Why registratio of TTC do we n taxes riders in need a refunded, the subway police northwest the length services corridor, of Eglinton raises, especially, at the cost of creates public expense new more of a transit - I of other transit 'have/hav support transit plan (vs. e-not' city. original social help users?? / original This is not Transit programs - middle Budget Transit good for City R_6y77zltCQld5f6s do not cut class 2012 city). Toronto. Individual M4S No Governme nt and City provided and run services are to be considere d a public good. What ever sources of revenue which can be found to increase the city's general revenue, should be utilized to ensure the City is in a position to Funding Access to provide from housing, the Drag Province redevelop services money out Public and ment and we expect of Transit to Federal integration with little Queen's inner Governme Infrastruct of housing or no Park and suburbs R_bgyqxjkmr5PE4UA nts ure deficit projects. barrier to Ottawa. Individual M4L No Affordable Waterfron Transit R_exjbj5beTr1fjr6 housing t Individual M6E No Less infighting Breadth of and more mass informatio transit graffiti and balanced n to the network R_2ukM7CSKKR1ewbG garbage budget public Individual M1X No Municipal infrastruct ure (roads, Municipal sewer, costs R_cwijnqmwPpMJi9C Transit water) Individual M6S No Urban Budget R_cROnRBb7oeHXMPy Transit planning Individual m4c Yes Balancing Transit R_7aeeigQQntFXS0A Jobs the budget Individual m5v No There needs to be a fundamen tal mind change in this city when it comes to taxes. Taxes pay for the services which all of us depend on daily. If the offices of governme nt worked more efficiently, and palatable progress was made in city wide services then the residents Transit R_0rgEF543uhb3pVG Smog Poverty of Toronto Individual M6G Yes Transit / / transit poverty R_3xT9my85aORdRCA youth Arts Individual M4J No get rid of fire ground incident technician s(Chiefs Chauffeur WE ARE s)on the SPENDIN fire G A WAY departme TOO nt. The MUCH Chief can ON FIRE designate SERVICE someone S. FIRE at the fire TRUCKS scene to ARE do this CHASING job. You AMBULA are NCES wasting AND IT IS over 6 A million DUPLICA dollars a TION OF year on SERVICE. this LESS unneeded FIRE extravaga TRUCKS nce. All AND they do is MORE drive the AMBULA chief NCES IF lower lower lower lower around.Lo ANYTHIN taxes R_eDnlSJrW1dFkYKMtaxes taxes taxes cal3888 G. Individual M5W No traffic R_6JXbQymNxBx8f2I crime transit Individual m5g No property taxes very fire low budget compared bloated to rest of and not gta...raisin necessary g taxes an given acceptabl modern e building compromi codes, se to ems Keep maintain woefully Service traffic/tran environme services PUBLIC under cuts R_ermq0IOb7ZHB6vi sit nt public service funded Individual M5E No communit Lower social environme y police housing R_7Wimwnm7I7BAiYQ nt programs TTC budget Individual M6h No Raise TTC Homeless ODSP & terrible ness R_e5xtqNufUtbFMs4 OW rates service Individual M6K No I do not think that any service provided by the city should be contracted R_dmy1fWSVOPJRG9S out. Individual M6P No Start addressin g the extremely generous benefits and retirement packages that city workers get. I'm tired of paying for everyone Increase else's user fees pension (I The city and have to spends Just reduce save for too much reduce expenditur RRSPs, Public on stuff spending es. Don't why sector Property that's of and raise my should I workers taxes are limited reduce property be forced cost the increasing appeal the size of tax at a to pay for city too at rates (arts the rate above someone much in higher grants, municipal the annual else's DB wages & than festivals, governme inflation pension benefits R_9LBz1Qr2UjswRHS inflation etc.) nt. rate! scheme?). Individual M4J No I find the choice of responses very skewed: you can Adopt a only collaborati choose Toronto ve and between needs to open- variations have a minded of vision and approach ―increase look to solving user fees‖ forward - Toronto's or it's not problems ―increase about right- and property wing or creating a taxes‖. left-wing vision for How politics, the future about the it's about of our city - City does the not the a better residents. confrontati job of Have a onal, with- managing vision for me-or- its budget, the future, against- like not not a me giving narrow approach, hefty vision which only raises to based on contribute Police the s to while mayor's making telling personal Transport Communit Infrastruct our city everyone ideologies ation R_eaZAxVXLESYJEFK y-building ure worse. else that . Individual M5V No Toronto police budget is out of control and police should have a pay cut -- 100,000 starting Arts and Inquiry in wage is Transit Culture R_1T8oG59MAnbCXOI Police to the G20 insane Individual m4g Yes Quality of Life is paramoun t - don't under invest. Once you start to slide you are in a black hole and Maintainin decline g Fiscal and may Quality of Infrastruct responsibi never Life R_ernXLIS2RT25jSs ure lity return Individual M4K No communit Public Childcare R_0O0sD84FaagMZj6 y housing health Taxes Individual M1B No Affordable and accessible public transit, bike Improve lanes, public parks and transit and Budget communit bike lanes Transit R_cIaXctEIHc5yAEk Poverty shortfall y centres. in the city. Individual M6h No Daycare and child The care service subsidies cuts to / Long health term care organizati home for ons, and seniors / organizati Managing ons that social support assistanc new Long term e / City immigrant growth in Parks and s need to a city recreation be comes activities / reversed from Support as they investmen for small make up t in Immigratio theatre, such an affordable n and music, art important housing, People and part of our public Child without Healthcar culture in communit transit and Poverty R_7USjAV52rtke9Eg Status e needs Toronto y. culture. Individual m6g No remember to also represent the people the that didn't environme homopho housing homopho vote for nt R_8nN1U20FVkKdtje bia expenses bia you. Individual M6R No The city should get bank on the infrastruct budget transitcity ure R_9sFQhG7ZawHMuG0 shortfall poverty plan Individual m6r Yes Bike lanes and other sustainabl e transporta tion, improving TTC, reducing energy consumpti on in office Lack of buildings, Income Affordable air Poverty R_e4dRL68XKvx39Q0 Inequality Housing pollution Individual m4k No A comprehe nsive city wide transporta tion plan focused on improving transit! Transit improvem ents are paramoun t and must be conducted in an efficient way. maintenan Tunnels ce of use must effective long term infrastruct be transit R_0SqwMYx99iwwHDS planning ure minimized Individual M3J No Lack of Condomin appropriat iums have e no real oversight "real on estate" developer value. s, their Marketing interests vertical and a lack property of staff Municipal rights by qualifiedFunding allowing hi to make Lottery - rise condo Why appropriat developm e should the ent is decisionsprovince what has in get so caused developm much the ent lottery decline of approval revenue the regardingfrom so American housing. many city housing Not dwellers market. enough and then Creating legal download vertical resourcesto the "yuppie" and not municipali slums is enough ty things not a they engineerin solution g should be for the resourcespaying for downtown from for staff to core. We Affordable those rely on in need Housing R_9n93ITjgGzxt2v2 Transit Air Quality making funds? responsibl Individual M5K No Too much money for police and extra police postings. Some end funding to the Ford for hostels gravy promised and drop- train....NO to not cut poverty R_0liYflSIzJKxy1m housing Bed bugs ins T! services. Individual M6P No I am not Try to happy that figure out we are what the using the city needs police to to do monitor internally. constructi What are on sites. the must Why was haves? that Then start approved? a process I find it to bid out hard to the other understan stuff to d the need improve to cut and the not cut service something and Be smart! so reduce Hire obvious the costs. Mckinsey like that. I But I am or BCG or think we still stuck Bain to do should on why this privatise Doug analysis!!! garbage Ford ! You collection approved need all in my area the police the help as well - to monitor you can keeping we are in constructi get. That fees and Leaside. I on sites would be improving taxes as think if etc. That the first Budget city low as you save should not thing to shortfall R_4SksCxY7pWpJROY operations possible any have do. Individual M4G No Investmen ts in public transit, maintainin g and expanding public housing, maintainin g cultural programs, and funding of money- generating events Infrastruct such as Transit R_b1a6pXlGpS7aYOECulture ure Pride. Individual m6s No I do not Improvem agree that ents in the garbage finances services of the city should be should not privatized - be on the nor any back of other key the lowest city roles / paid I do not employee agree with s. the sale of Outsourci city ng property garbage (including pick-up is land) to not going balance to solve the our Taxes on operating problems. the most budget / City Hall expensive The police (Mayor properties budget Ford?) in the city needs to needs to need to be be reigned believe in line with in - we're that is has those of spending a role in the least way too making expensive much the city ones. I money on more don't fairer police for livable, believe assessme political the even if it that this is infrastruct nts and transpare amount of means the case ure R_3W65DU4y5LQkDpG taxes ncy crime that increasing now. Individual M4K No Expansion Transit of public Budget congestio transit R_3gQDnskaoTOm4pC shortfall n Individual M8V No USE CITY MONEY WISELY... LIKE....M ORE BANG FOR THE BUCK FROM LIGHT tHERE RAIL AS ARE OPPOSE ALOT OF D TO EFFICIEN SUBWAY PLEASE CIES S....I AM DONT THAT WILLING FORGET CAN BE TO BE MORE ABOUT FOUND MORE TTC THE CURREN SPECIFIC SERVICE - KEEP DOWNTO TLY IF YOU MORE CURREN WN WITHOU WANT TO LIGHT T CORE.... T GOING CONTAC RAIL FIX WATERF WITHOU TO T ME...MY (EFFICIE ROADS... RONT TA EXTREM EMAIL NT)...LES ESPECIA PLAN...B vibrant ES AND ADDRES S LLY E WARY downtown STILL S IS SUBWAY DOWNTO OF ...the rest MAINTAI SUBMITT S WN DEVELOP of Toronto NING ED (COSTLY) R_06awZGAztUj7S5e CORE ERS suffers too UNIONS LATER Individual M5G Yes Renew commitme nt to Transit city, saving millions, and stop the terrible idea of Privatizati privatizing on always garbage, costs which more, and always tax costs burdens more in should be the end, progressiv as e affecting Assault on evidenced the top Budget Transit organized elsewhere percentile shortfall R_0IgYw9kdwttcm4Q gaps labour . s hardest. Individual M6C No budget road reduce deficit transit R_7TVYzGZ6WbYfPeY conditions Additional services Individual m6s No building blocks to support tourism to areas such as St. Lawrence Contracts Market, should be Distillery carefully District, reviewed and and Chinatown negotiated ./ before any Promoting decisions waterfront are made. real estate Expertise developm in the ent fields towards should be the east considere and d and accelerati reviewed ng Regent before Park services neighbour are hood City contracted developm requires a out to ents. / third party obtain Road Garbage auditor to competitiv Public Property Repair collection monitor all e market Transit R_8tUatpJUxmTR2mM Taxes Work using cost spending rates. Individual M5A No Scrapping Better the land Affordable transit and transfer apartment bike tax R_dgUgQQqElEU0T52s for all system Individual M5G No Antiquate d Non transporta Threats to existent tion public affordable infrastruct services R_3UeodxSy3xKwMaEdaycare ure. Individual m4l No Acknowle dging and continuing to support Waterfron t Toronto's This form critical is a little role in misleadin developm g in that it ent of the suggests waterfront services ./ will Preservin receive no g citizen funding advisory unless committee taxes or s. / user fees Opportunit are ies for increased. public But they feedback, will council receive Their debates SOME legacy. and full funding The long council even at view. votes on current Their all service revenue conscienc review levels, e. The recomme and in city's most ndations certain vulnerable prior to cases that citizens. Transit Affordable their may be Expert funding R_55tZ7d3RIB6QnMU housing acceptanc sufficient. advice. Individual M4R No Affordable Transit R_cNsy9xdjsT9F83i Poverty housing Individual M5E No This survey and the current The city mayor are should heavily instigate skewed road tolls. towards Also if it's the ideas within it's of power, a privatizing 1¢ gas services. I tax. think there Parking should be and gas more tax should examinati go on of towards where this public has transit and worked cycle and not harbour lanes and worked, it transporta developm pedestrian seems tion R_3L5sPdZi4ByWHac education ent services. kneejerk. Individual m5j Yes Fiscal Infrastruct Responsi ure Transit R_4T0WLHHJjQ5njG4bility Renewal Individual M5G Yes Less emphasis Consider on road subways tolls/tax and more for cars on rapid Public Low cost entering transit Transit R_8CUlQcNDLuVgnJ2housing Day Care core solutions. Individual m4n No Social Roads R_ereykAiwmpAbARC Garbage Programs Individual m6g No What about using debt, issuing debenture s, improving efficiency, reducing waste (through competitio n, Developin including g long- letting city term plans staff "bid" (budgets) on for assets contracts, (funded avoiding through a Reviewing monopolie variety of the nature s, whether vehicles of for city What is reflecting fundamen staff or Fundame Building & their long tal and contractor ntal, repairing term important s. Make Important fundamen nature) city businesse and not tal and services s more important-- infrastruct expenses as a basis accountab establish ure (annual for le for better (including repeat sensible repairing decision ROADS expenditur spending city making for cars) es) R_50aOIIS0DNRQpFO decisions infrastruct criteria. Individual m5r No Public transit needs to be improved. Too important to be left to political whims. A city is about more than necessary services. The city governme nt has a responsibi lity to help make this a great place to live. With I am a my citizen not career, I a taxpayer could and value choose to the city as live in a almost communit any city in y. We are Public Environm Increased the world. better Transit R_7aJL0Dq65W80qc4 ent inequality A Toronto together. Individual M4K Yes Doing what's right isn't always the most politically easy option. The public wants services Cutting maintaine $750 + d and million in Real taxes cut, services Estate and don't will turn Developm understan Toronto ent such d money into a as the doesn't second- MTR in come out tier city. Hong of Taxes Kong is a nowhere. exist for a great From an reason, source of economic and revenue s recklessly that standpoint cutting promotes , however, them for city money political building spent by gain is not and the city as a doesn't a result of sustainabl cost the taxation Arts e plan for taxpayer a has a 3X Transit R_cARrHER31Uc1a96Budget Funding the future. cent. more Individual M9B No Pride - cutting funding cuts jobs and tourism to this city. / / I think there needs to be a look deeper at the way Manage councillor the money s and the and mayor use resources their better but power. It at the in most same time cases thinking feels like socially Social Green bully responsibl Budget R_eajyoLOYKjaDxUU Services Toronto tactics. y. Individual M4Y No fairness to user fees cowardice terrible public discrimina on raising public employee te against taxes R_6zNvwY6oiRzOAnO transit s the poor Individual M4E No Explore opportuniti es to increase revenue- generating activities (sponsors hips, Please rentals, maintain etc.) in quality of Negotiatin addition to services, $774 g union property particularl million contracts tax/user y for budget ending in funding fee vulnerable shortfall R_3lnmWgWJpBf7sDq 2011 for transit increases. people. Individual M4G No City Affordable Transit R_559obaF1ZYEofDC planning housing #NAME? #NAME? Individual M4R No Taxes R_eh81ltjN0HFg8v2 Efficiency Growth Individual M5V No Road Tolls. Not even a significant road toll on the Gardner Contractin and DVP g out is would not the provide way to go Public City significant for most Transit R_cUewrGuDoUNppYw Traffic finances Poverty income. services. Individual m4j No Failure to develop a proper transit plan R_6ytgnPXH7JQFggs Individual M6C Yes Integration of Newcome Transit R_eeRGsStoX0ErixC Poverty rs Individual M4K No quality infrastruct services R_6u2mJ2DbtPGG9x2transit ure Individual M1L No Maintain what we have. You don't have to increase spending, Toronto's but cultural absolutely aspects do not cut are the services, only thing they're world already class Growing Maintainin hanging about this Disrespec g Current on by a city. Don't Service Poor t for Level of shoestring give up on Cuts R_bd2kUMh3xaG2daARoads Minorities Service budget. that! Individual M4X No By not creating biased web surveys that pay companie s outside of Canada. That the war on Expansion would under- the bike and definitely funding by and other improvem save the green ent of the some province R_2axNwQ9FB9gaFogoptions TTC. money. Services It does not Individual M2P No that were make download sense to ed onto contract the City by out work the to private Provincial companie Governme s. Private nt under companie Mike s have a Harris profit should be motive. taken off We the City's should not books be using once tax again. / / payer's A stable money to transit generate funding profits for framework corporate with the sharehold Province ers. I don't and the believe Federal that the Governme City is nt needs unable to to be provide The negotiated those projected . / / The same operating Toronto services The future budget Social Police for the of transit R_cwg85AzzgPO3aewdeficit housing Services same Individual M6G No R_9H92f80nmEmqFne Individual M1R No Don't give your police a 11% wage unless The you are suburbs prepared don't rule to give the city. other Listen to essential those who services live Social Governan TRANSIT! the same downtown Transit R_2n3Dqunc59YOYra Services ce !!!!! increase! as well. Individual m4m No Focus on Overly cost generous More Review of containme compensa accountab public nt/reductio tion costs ility and Deteriorati service n rather for public transpare ng total than new employee ncy on infrastruct compensa funding s R_2mkZwBIB2H2Qhik spending ure tion costs. sources. Individual M2K No City services should help to level the playing field in society. We need to find ways to create It is a Think long equal terrible term. access to shame Invest in education that we do efficient al and not have a public social graduated goods for opportuniti municipal the future. es so that income Short- the tax. That term cost- disadvant would be savings aged can much always help for develop more fair wind up support support recent into fully than costing us for public for public immigrant productive property more in services R_9zzlKf95tSIr4R6 transit s citizens. tax. the end. Individual M6C No TTC fees The (particularl needs of y for all metropass Torontoni holders) ans should not should be increase. considere Service, d, not just which was those in never "Ford great, has Nation" been areas of steadily the city. declining. I'm Increased particularl bus routes y and more concerned frequent about service services need to be available funded to through downtown tax/touris ers, m dollars. people in If Toronto low- were a income more areas, inviting Aboriginal tourist s, artists, destinatio and Declining n, sales of anyone Public social higher- who sees transit R_3PYPU4xiLfGtgoI services priced the benefit Individual M4E No I live in mid-town and don't have a car. Getting around is very tough. Busses are horrible, street cars are few and the roads are horrible for cycling. My wife and I can afford a car but like to stay green and healthy through walking. Poor Slow Would like and/or and/or greater slow Not jam support service enough packed for non- response R_09cTPXxnVujx1Qg bike lanes streetcars car people Individual M5P No On the "first broken window" theory, I think we need a concerted You are effort to the only clean up Private/Pu people the blic who are streets, partnershi motivated sidewalks, ps for to act in parks, Business the ravines, developm public's alleyways, ent best Refuse etc. of projects interest Affordable clean-up refuse: a and for rather housing of streets, Public litter bit major than self- for ravines, transporta attracts a sports and interest -- everyone R_2lOJMDNkafmMh0gparks, etc. tion lot. theatre. do so. Individual M4W No This I think Rob Ford survey. / If there's a didn't end you want false the war on to hear dichotomy cars. He's what between betrayed people service the say, make quality human it easy for and cost. race and them, If I am joined don't dash buying ranks with their work gold, then the cars, if they hit it's very and now a button obvious I we are in wrong will have a more once. more gold difficult Make the if I pay position, whole more. If I but the thing one am cars know page if staying at they can't you have a hotel, win to, or being because supply a slightly they are text more fuelled by document complicat a non- to fill out ed than renewable (it would gold, I do resource. be JUST not Rob we need like the necessaril Ford's to lead in we need hard copy y have a personal environme to lead the you offer). better preferenc ntal we need transition / The very time if I es should responsibi more bike off of first pay more, be just lity R_8J30H3QWN9iJLy4 lanes fossil fuels question but in personal Individual M2J No personal responsibi lity and accountab ility. also I think anyone making these decision should live in the city proper as well as use the service. i.e., the head of the ttc lives in toronto and is compensa ted for traveling on the ttc and not transporta lead in immigratio transporta cabs or tion R_eQVtMWhNqmKfyrq water n tion cars Individual m4l Yes I'm concerned about the lack of imaginatio n shown in infrastruct raising/ke ure eping $$ infrastruct in the city. ure Surely, infrastruct raising ure. we property need taxes and affordable increasing and user fees extensive are not public the only transporta way to tion. Put in find highway revenue. tolls, as in What London, to happened pay for it. to the idea This helps of getting with smog some of and the tax $$ revenue. I from am a car Toronto driver and public folks back I still transporta don't from the support tion needs affordable privatize Provincial this funding R_268P4JDSKKBPd0E housing garbage and measure!! Individual M6K No - The city should review zoning bylaws in Harness light of the the fact that energy, there is ideas and extreme creativity pressure of and need entrepren for eurs. affordable Engage housing. the young, Any small barriers business that exist entrepren for single- eurial room communit rentals in y. Create all opportuniti neighbour es for hoods By small should be creating business Prudent relaxed. savings, ideas that use of Zoning by- especially can resources laws through replace (and not should be pay cuts some of Affordable just reassesse for city what the Housing R_9XjXYtxOoqI9vSc money) Poverty d in the staffing. city does. Individual M4L Yes Low Income Transit R_bloZxueTfjTQdgg Crime housing Individual m3j No the City of consider Toronto the long- appropriat act allows term e and for a health of careful much the city. developm greater many ent of variety of people waterfront funding here are lands; mechanis willing to access to ms than is pay more public laid out in taxes lands for here. LIKE (not just all people; THE property citizen MUNICIP taxes) in advisory AL order to committee VEHICLE create s should TAX AND and be THE maintain retained; LAND the great solid TRANSFE city that is waste R TAX. Toronto. managem Developm Cutting ent is ent funding to important - charges vital whether on new services public or homes to save a private we can also nominal need to be used to amount of make sure fund new money per waste facilities household waterfront budget diversion and doesn't developm constraint is a maintenan make transit R_8DrVE4tGwEX4XhWent s priority ce sense. Individual m6h No Taxes seem very low compared to GTA property taxes...thi s should be equalized. Think of Toronto is how your a large actions and will benefit Single complex 'the many' family urban and make homes centre decisions being with accordingl converted equally y. When into large, policies, multiple diverse procedure rooming and s, and houses for complex actions students. needs. only Unsafe, We all benefit a devalues need to few, too Communit surroundi share in many y access Student ng that suffer the to social housing -- property, responsibi conseque Transit R_1MkaZRdiMcrg2S8 services safety exploitive. lity.... nces. Individual M6S No Cost of Pollution R_0Hwfi2UulgMNILa Traffic Living Individual M5G No I think the The city issue of needs to infrastruct start ure or lack looking at thereof in privatizati this city is on, a huge advertisin deal that g, and no one is more addressin modern g. Condos ways of are getting funding,. built in my Also, the area city is downtown going to but there and is no should infrastruct massively ure to raise support it. property There are taxes in no new order to schools, be in line shops, with other transit, cities, and roads, then get Councillor etc.. to the level spending support of service is too high Streetcars this, so I everyone and they creating don't is Gridlock/ have no traffic, and know why complaini cars vs. accountab the lack of the people ng about bikers R_cUsa3sbDRmzZXDK ility subways approving not Individual M5V Yes I think there Yes, I should be would like enough council to cash consider inflow to how their cover decision existing affect the services day to day as they lives of are. This the cash residents inflow they should SHOULD only be be increased representi in ng. They accordanc should e with the NOT be rate of worried inflation. / about Similarly, special costs interest should groups only but rather increase the balanced at that general budget R_e374OB9jt7uqavW rate. populace. Individual M9V Yes increasing taxes to becoming pay for a third cut to services R_eRuprKqiBq3LxaI rate city services Individual M4Y No I do not want to see a reduction in overall service levels in order to maintain or increase city services. I am fine with a reasonabl e property tax increase to support city services. In general, I am happy with the maintainin way the g clean city streets, spends ttc parks waterfront and managem (public developm manages ent R_3I3bUPpSVNPEVsospaces) ent its money. Individual M3N No culture and Transit R_0IptHeL7rkiRKg4 budget creativity Individual M5G No road tolls / funding promote investmen programs fair ts in aging to limit contracts infrastruct resource that strike ure / and balance green energy between building consumpti quality design on etc. old service and toilet and energy replaceme reasonabl conservati nt and ban e costs. on / on old Encourag emergenc lightbulbs e public y / capital sector preparedn investmen jobs with ess for ts in high level climate- infrastruct of related ure that customer incidents will lower service / ex. operating think droughts, costs/ carefully floods / costs over before how to long term contractin address ex. fixing g out- we gentrificati aging have all on and sewer seen pricing lines, disastrous vulnerable public conseque population transit nces and s/working improvem ballooning road/pede class out ents / costs climate water strian of the city road tolls, overruns- change R_bBp4S26mEdgSx2Asecurity collisions / how to increased think Individual M6P No Public Transit and a comprehe nsive plan to address the future Public Affordable Property of mass Transit R_eJpSPNVBf3LMilC Housing Taxes transit. Individual M2N No Streamlin e delivery. / If I can walk to 4 libraries, maybe 3 of them should be closed. / I can walk to 2 indoor pools. maybe one should be closed and hours at the other increased Try to to a level rationalize provided service Budget Infrastruct by other where Shortfall ure R_9uzfmNlWN7w7SV6 Deficit Transit cities.. / possible. Individual m4m No Lack of Think vision Bring outside from Cuts on back the your mayor R_5bbfufaC1yZ9U1K services vehicle tax wallets. Individual M5g No I believe too many people in Toronto are abusing the welfare system, there should be more then just 3 month reviews that accomplis h nothing, there are way too many able bodied people abusing this system and being allowed to for years. not welfare enough should be welfare overpaid recreation used as it abuse R_5o78y49lw5pijru police for youth was Individual M4b No transit R_5annZFdgF6DeSTGpoverty services Individual m6n No The city Good has to services make sure make a that what livable it offers city. and what However, gets built I feel that (especially lost of roads and money public here gets transit) is wasted. I of good have quality. I watched a find that city things fall constructi apart here on crew much build an faster entrance than to High anywhere Park for 6 I have months. lived in We are Europe. talking And there about 4 are cold shoulder countries high walls. there as Built by 4 well. This people. In tells me that time a we are condo looking for tower has Public City a cheap built half Transit R_b3qqgNuGjSArFnS Economy Planning way out way next Individual M6H No Waterfron Toronto t Police Developm Arts Budget R_8koxjxkb92KYGry ent Funding Individual M5G No One cannot hope to build Toronto into a world city through excessive penny- pinching efforts. Of course the city needs to economiz e but there needs to be an acknowle dgment that taxes pay for long-term city infrastruct services ure and better constructi city on and services maintenan can only public ce must come transporta infrastruct be from see the tion R_6GpAB3nEvwt32ug ure supported higher above Individual M6H Yes Fire Vulnerabl services is e people, too costly. public Funding health, should be emergenc given to y medical EMS services, instead to the put more environme paramedic nt and the s and arts must vehicles be on the protected! road. Fire Please services consider should the impact focus on to the fire health and prevention welfare of , and all our should citizens, NOT not just provide property medical owners services. and It is a businesse duplicatio s. I own a n with house in Toronto Toronto, environme EMS that and yet I ntal crumbling is would sustainabil infrastruct economic unnecess prefer to ity R_0H5O3jsKGPJw1AE ure inequity ary. We support all Individual M4J No affordable housing and affordable child care daycare housing R_2rGwQRf9cup6MAYsubsidy subsidy Individual m5v No Support for communiti es in crisis and lower income neighbour hoods is critical. Public infrastruct ure such as communit y centres should be FREE access and always within Consider economic the reach of citizens of those who Toronto need who are them. outside That's the status why quo, that they're is citizens there. who are Public not rich Public programs white men Transit R_8uH0zZWzMBYsTpG should over 40. Individual M1L No TTC- FOR THE members NEXT salaries FEW need to be YEARS looked MAKE A into and LONG should fOR THE TERM also be NEXT 4 OBJECTI transpare YEARS VE 15-20 nt. CONSIDE YEARS Schedules R FOR are CUTTING DEVELOP ridiculous MOST IF MENTS ,in my NOT ALL IN CITY area in TAXES PLANNIN peak and AND G AND other INCREAS SERVICE times ,I E USER S , NO find many FEE'S SHORT times FOR TERM mostly THOSE ADJUST part of WISHING MENTS empty TO AND WHICH vehicles WANTIN ARGIVAT on the G OR E road ( NEEDING RESIDEN Lawrence THE TS east from SERVICE INTHEIR midland- S.. its IS OBJECTI morning- UNLY VES IN transporta side.) / FAIR FAMILY tion / local police road Police THAT PLANNIN /city R_73XLpSQAg576W9u budget conditions budget is WAY. G. Individual M1E No Progressi Infrastruct ve user Police & ure - fees Fire Urban Public based on Budgets R_6YBqieQU7yYzmT2Design Transit income. Individual M2h No waste public spending tax/fee transporta problem increase R_bKkirloxtUysGtC tion Individual m1w No don't give more city the police program the budget for at risk in crease youth, they want weekly / Privatize social recycling road transit R_5jolQeoJD40lvpO gridlock housing collection crews Individual M4J No Privatizati Toronto on of Police R_bJwlc3MKdr8v1GY Garbage Taxes Group or Organization Public- private partnershi ps like the "Communi ty-Run" programm ing mentioned in this survey are hallmarks of effective program delivery. More city programs should operate like the BIAs or the AOCCs, where most of the programm ing is paid Improving Growing a for by Continuity Transit competitiv communit of City Infrastruct e y, Services R_cTQjt69DufSft9G ure economy governme Individual M5a No Health Rising care R_bQ0O9w09SpWSfEo Taxes costs Individual m6s No Transport ation - LRT, bike lanes, TTC. / If there should be Not increased privatizing user fees services for such as anything, garbage, it should LCBO, etc be driving / Bike cars lanes, a during bike rush hour transporta and transporta tion plan - downtown tion - Bike keeping bring back , using lanes! and affordable services the LRT! / highways, TTC R_2rE8YrVRQxbROaU housing public / etc. Individual m5k No I am willing to pay taxes for city services. This is the price that one has to Please do pay for a not good privatize Housing Communit society services. and y and Keeping with Keep homeless social services services services ness R_daOvnyHW4EOIeIQservices public for all. public. Individual M6H No Transport Privatizati ation/Bike Arts/Cultu on of City Lanes R_3sKeFio0F93VmNmral Events Services Individual M6H No communit y schools ttc R_8A0gftrkvz2kBdW & libraries waterfront Individual M9B No Canada has been a great country, so has been Toronto. Please do not let American approach es to make things "economic " damage the overall benefit of the society by putting policies Not more in Cutting favour of Major corporatio Social They ns and Programs should rich class Lack of (specially avoid than the Public Recreatio Major cuts those privatizing overall Transport n to social related to city society ation R_2uEYwyl6DsTj4zO Programs programs youth) services. members. Individual M2N No - noise and behaviour in nightclub areas / - safe, curbed Increasing bike lanes property / - fewer Declining taxes with festivals Public sanitation little downtown Transit and demonstr (congestio and traffic infrastruct able n, noise, in ure (litter, return in and traffic downtown potholes terms of disruption core R_4ZPeM3a7oO3XdFq etc.) services s). public Our Don't sell Individual M6J No transit is things or in properties shambles . and the Sometime new s when I mayor and read his team about the Don't turn have sell sell the island abandone sell into a d a plan mentality brothel. / / (Transit of our When the City) that current Subway – on top council extension of bringing (Mayor from Don accessible and the Mills to transit to inner Scarborou ever circle that gh Town corner of orbits him) Centre the city – They plan falls was years sound like through in the a (and it making. desperate will) just This dumb family take one move has where the for the set our mom is team and public going to reinstitute transit sell her Transit plan back engagem City. Your decades. ent ring to plan is, Instead of buy simply Public Public Public building groceries. put, bad. / Transit R_dcjK7wu90yEZ3ZG Service Schools streetcars The / That's it. Individual m4k No The waste and thoughtles sness in cancelling contracts from decreased previous Social TTC governme TTC housing R_aWXxtQbxkKQgQv2 service I have to nt I'd Yes, Individual M4M Yes say, this like the survey is city to one of the actually most engage in slanted a complex surveys analysis of I've ever its participate finances I think the d in -- and look city should attempting at figure out to get a investing how to politically, in the build ideological services publicly- ly driven our delivered response communiti services from es need. / we need, people. I I pay like child think it is substantia care, long actually lly less term care kinda property and gross that tax on my transporta a city as home tion, not large and than "contract as friends out" complex with everything as comparabl Implement that is not Toronto is y valued The need ing Transit nailed putting out homes in The need to protect City as down as this kind other for more publicly originally some of communiti public delivered envisione currently garbage es. As a childcare services d R_88KWwLWBRF8iQio would like. to justify citizen of Individual M6N No Uploading responsibi lities related to income redistributi on, like social services and affordable Efficiencie housing, s should to the not be a Province. goal in Property itself. Taxes Need to should not take a full be used to picture of fund the impact Unemploy Transport social of City ment R_3UxrgxXhy7m6sBu ation Inequality programs. Services. Individual m6j No Bicycle TTC Waterfron Paths R_3kEo5XigW0ppIVe Service t Individual M5A No I support Bring reducing back the police car paid duty registratio expenses n tax that by Privatizati was modifying on of cancelled. the rules services / Use other about Reduction options where of the within the police are number of City of needed at Waterfron Culture / supervisor Toronto constructi Transit R_5sB7HDsgDNnEhMw t Tourism y staff Act. on sites. Individual M6R Yes co- operation with higher roadway traffic levels of maintenan congestio governme transit R_d6dlAjN0WgPhbHmce n nt Individual m6e No Toronto is a world class city and needs world class facilities. Look at Vancouve r for how they as a civil fantastic engineer I communit know that y centres a lot of in every Toronto's neighbour infrastruct hood. ure is old Look to and in Montreal need of for they replaceme support nt/rehabilit the arts ation. Other and Money world heritage.