Adam Giambrone Quits!

Amid all the scandal, current TTC chair and 2010 mayoralty candidate for Toronto has decided to step down from the race.  After a revelation that he was in a relationship 19 year old woman last year (while at the same time, having a live-in girlfriend), at least one other has stepped up saying that she […]

Opinion: Good Transit Vital for a Sophisticated City

Prospere Magazine webitor-in-chief, Cynthia Cheng believes that so far, none of the major mayoralty candidates are giving off a vibe that they believe the city needs to be better polished.  Maybe they just aren’t interested in being sophisticated?

Adam Giambrone Delcares That He is 'Ready' on YouTube

He’s kidding, right? If Adam Giambrone wants to be mayor, he really needs to lay off the humour. Honestly, I can’t see anyone taking him seriously with a video like this. I realize that he might very well be trying to appeal to younger voters (and yes, young people do need to go out to […]

TTC Apologizes, but it's NOT ENOUGH!

Cynthia Cheng According to the Toronto Star, the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) is apologizing for the so-called “missteps” of the past little while.  They are apparently going to increase the number of fare machines, improve customer service, install better microphones at fare booths among other things (including overhauling and retraining staff – training is definitely […]

Toronto's Transit is OLD SCHOOL!

We all know it.  The 416’s transit system is way behind the times, even of the surrounding 905 suburbs.  Yet, right now, all we can do is sit around and complain – because the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) people are doing nothing about it.  Instead, all they say is that they “don’t have the money.” […]

Hong Kong Public Transportation

One of the best ways to get around Hong Kong is by its subway system, called the MTR.  It consists of seven rail lines, plus two express lines (one to the airport and the other to Hong Kong Disney) as well as one for light rail.  Lines are diffrentiated by the end stations, rather than […]

Cynthia's Thoughts on Public Transportation

Toronto is improving its public transportation.  When their Transit City (a series of light rail lines) plan was launched a couple of years ago, the planned map really upset me, as it was, for the most part, lines in the northern part of the city.  I couldn’t, for the life of me, understand why there was […]