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A Brief History of SmartTrack, so Far

The history of the nebulous transit proposal called SmartTrack. Photo by Daniel Bitondi As a branded proposal, SmartTrack is just over two years old, but writing a “brief history” of the transit proposal first launched in May 2014 is daunting. What is SmartTrack? Where does it come from? Where is it going (literally and figuratively)? These are some of the great questions of our […] The post A Brief History of SmartTrack, so Far appeared first on Torontoist.
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