"LOL.... A 'TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY'"
Buck. Buck, Buck, Buck.
Derisive tone and GRATUITOUS USE OF CAPS LOCK aside, please be informed that it's logically absurd to enclose in quotation marks text that doesn't in fact appear anywhere in the article you're apparently quoting; it is repeating verbatim something that has never been said in the first place. As actually reported, Mr. Pelley's words were "Integrated Transit Authority", "Integrated" being I think an (if not the) operative word.
"Integrated Transit" brings to my mind well-run extant transit systems such as Toronto's (integrated subway, streetcar, and buses) and Vancouver's (integrated Skytrain, buses, and bicycles). I believe the context provided by the entire paragraph of which the words "Integrated Transit Authority" were but a small part bears out my interpretation. I have some fair personal experience with both Vancouver's and Toronto's better-integrated systems, and have found both to be economical and convenient. (I have a slight preference for the Vancouver system, but maybe I just like the added cool factor of taking your bikes right with you onto the Skytrain.)
I'd trade Metro Transit in for either of these systems any day - and even chip in for some netiquette lessons for Buck to boot.
>This article is reticent of the tired East vs. Central Canada debate
"reticent of"? Pardon me but, what?
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