Jim Jones - York Region Councillor | 2018 Election Platform – Vision for Connected Communities
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2018 Election Platform

Vision for CONNECTED COMMUNITIES

  1. Bury the ugly hydro towers in the 407 corridors throughout York Region
  2. Re-purpose 407 hydro transmission lands to their highest & best use
  3. Form a Public Private Partnership (P3) based on business commercial principles to plan & develop 407 Inter City Express Rail Integrated Communities corridor
  4. Build 407 high-speed (80-160 km/h) rail transitway – Oshawa to Milton, branch line into the Pearson Airport and to the Hamilton Lakeshore GO Station
  5. Plan complete, walkable urbanism, high-rise, mixed use, rail integrated communi­ties stations in the 407 Inter City Express corridors
  6. Optimize land use by burying stormwater ponds, hydro transformer stations and putting parkland on top, urbanize 407 interchanges, create urban schools, build winter gardens over 407 etc.
  7. Optimize Stouffville and Richmond Hill GO Lines to off-load the Yonge Subway – and remove the timing Dependency on the Downtown Relief Line (DRL)
  8. Build the Yonge Subway Extension to Highway 7/407 Now
  9. Partner with Markham, Vaughan & Richmond Hill on mutual shared services
  10. Create a 10% affordable housing strategy in the ICE/GO corridors
  11. Develop a driverless autonomous vehicle transit industry and strategy for FM/LM at all GO/ICE RIC stations
  12. Develop a vertical urban farming industry (strategy and plans)
  13. Develop a consolidated data centre strategy for York Region municipalities
  14. Reduce the cost of Regional and Municipal Government
  15. Re-instate the Planning Commissioner position for York Region
  1. 掩蔽在整個約克地區407廊帶的醜陋電塔。
  2. 重新規劃利用407電力傳輸土地以達到最高及最佳用途。
  3. 根據商業原則,組建一個公、私合作夥伴關係(P3),以規劃和發展407城市捷運(RIC)之鐵路綜合社區走廊(RIC)。
  4. 建設407高速(80-160公里)軌道交通渥沙瓦到米爾頓,支線達到皮爾遜機場和漢彌頓湖岸GO站。
  5. 在407城市捷運廊帶,建設完整的、可步行的都市規劃及高樓層、混合用途的鐵路綜合社區站。
  6. 通過掩埋雨水池、變電站和在其上面種植綠地,城市化407交匯點,創建城市化學校,在407之上適當的地方建造冬季花園等等,來優化土地利用。
  7. 優化斯多夫維爾和烈治文山的GO線以卸載央街地鐵-並取消對DRL(市區救援線)的時間依賴性。
  8. 立刻將央街地鐵延伸至HWY7和407高速公路。
  9. 萬錦市與旺市及烈治文山市合作,共同分擔服務。
  10. 在ICE/GO線的走廊帶,實施一個10%實惠的房屋策略.
  11. 為FM/LM的行業,在所有GO/ICE RIC站開發一個無人駕駛的自駕汽車運輸策略。
  12. 發展一個垂直的市區種植農業計劃和策略。
  13. 為約克市政府發展一個綜合數據中心。
  14. 降低地區和市政府成本。
  15. 重塑約克地區的計劃委員會職位。