You would think that even a big fat idiot like Mayor Ford knows streetcars take cars off the street, freeing up space for the drivers:
Just in case you had any doubt Mayor Rob Ford is no fan of streetcars you should hear his Newstalk 1010 traffic promo.
The promo Ford recorded for the radio station, which also carries his weekly Sunday radio show, has been played around half a dozen times in the last few months during the Jim Richards Show, according to Newstalk 1010 officials.
“Hi, I’m Rob Ford, that traffic report would have been a lot better without streetcars,” Ford says in the promo.
The TTC wouldn’t comment on the promo Wednesday.
However, TTC Chair Karen Stintz had a great response:
“My only comment is that the TTC daily ridership on streetcars alone is greater than GO Transit’s entire daily ridership on all its vehicles … over 250,000 riders per day,” Stintz said.