Constraints on Expansion - Island Airport Master Plan Reveals Fatal - Facilities Can't Cope with Existing Volumes
The Toronto Port Authority yesterday released its new 'Master Plan' for the Island Airport. "This isn't so much a 'plan' as a list of unsolvable problems." said Brian Iler, Chair of CommunityAIR.
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Aircraft noise tied to higher heart disease risk
City planners need to consider noise when planning to expand or build airports
Living in neighbourhoods with high levels of aircraft noise is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, U.S. and British research suggests.
The airport malls
Le Monde diplomatique
An airport is a zombie zone between two worlds. The retail spaces are seductive, yet you didn't choose to shop here. You didn't choose to be here. They are controlling you, guiding you, harassing you:...
Ken Greenberg on Island Airport Expansion and Shared Values
People sometimes get amnesia - we forget the battles we fought to get where we are
We are once more on the verge of making one of those decisions that comes along every generation that will have a profound impact on the shape of the city.
Plans for STOLport called unjustified
While residents of the Toronto Island community continue their fight against the bulldozer – which could strike this year – the proposal for a major airport on the Islands is worrying people from acro...
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
STOL lands again
The proposal for a major commerical airport on the Toronto Islands appears to be back on the agenda.
Why Saying No to Toronto Airport Expansion Makes Sense
Saying no to the expansion of the Toronto Island Airport and introduction of jet aircrafts is the economical, ecological and socially responsible thing to do.
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