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Toronto Traffic Getting Worse...

Jeff

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It took you Canucks all this time to realize that carpooling doesn't work?
 

Dan

Dear Leader
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I got my driver's license in 1983.

As a teenager from Buffalo, I had no problems finding my way around Toronto. Still, though, the congestion on the 400-series roads was intense. I was smart enough to avoid the 401 at all costs. I sucked it up, took the Gardner downtown, parked in the Eaton Centre ramp, and took the TTC from there if I needed to go beyond downtown.

Surface streets in TO moved a bit more smoothly, but Canadian drivers ticked me off. The light is red, it's not doing that seizure-inducing protected left turn notification, I'm not turning, I'm not on streetcar tracks, I'm not blocking any trolley buses ... STOP HONKING! What ... is there straight-on-red in Ontario? Hey, that guy driving the Skoda is telling me I'm number one!
 

donk

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Try living in a place where when multiple people come to a four way stop you could wait half an hour for the person with the right of way to go. No need to drive defensively where I live, all offense all of the time.
 
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