Toronto Press Releases & Articles


One-quarter of TTC Riders Dissatisfied

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Toronto, July 13th, 2018 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 2521 Toronto voters, about 4 in 10 (37%) say that the downtown relief line should be the TTC’s number priority...

Half of Those Aware of Vision Zero Say It’s Not Doing Enough

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Toronto, July 5th, 2018 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 2521 Toronto voters, about one-third (32%) say they are aware of the Vision Zero Road Safety plan, which is up 13 points since 2017 (Feb 9, 2017: 19%).

Familiarity with Pilot Close to Unchanged

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Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, two-thirds (TOP2: 68%) say they are familiar with the details of Toronto’s transit pilot project on King Street, with almost 4 in 10 (37%) saying they are very familiar. This is a similar proportion to when we last asked the same question (Nov 23: 73%).

PC Support in Toronto Shoots Upward

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Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 4 in 10 (43%) say they would cast a ballot for the PCs if an election were held today.

The Majority of TTC Users Satisfied with the TTC, Overall

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Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, amongst those who have used the TTC in the past month, two-thirds (TOP3: 66%) say they are satisfied with the TTC, overall, but only 1 in 10 (669%) say they are very satisfied.

Tory’s Approval Up

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Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, more than half (58%) say they approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor. Just over one-quarter (28%) say they disapprove, with one-sixth (14%) saying they do not know.

Strong Majority Familiar with King Street Pilot

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Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, three-quarters (TOP2: 73%) say that they are familiar with the details of Toronto’s transit pilot project on King Street, with 4 in 10 (41%) saying they are very familiar.

Few Have an Understanding of Sidewalk Toronto

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Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, just under one third (TOP2: 29%) could confidently describe the details of Sidewalk Toronto, the neighbourhood designed by a subsidiary of Google, with only 1 in 10 (10%) saying they could do so very confidently.

Majority Say Andy Byford Effective as TTC CEO

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Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, more than half (TOP2: 53%) say that Andy Byford was effective as CEO of the Toronto Transit Commission, with a quarter (25%) saying that he was very effective.

John Tory Almost Doubles Doug Ford Head-To-Head

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Toronto, November 24rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, two-thirds (66%) say that they would support John Tory over Doug Ford in a head-to-head matchup, with a third (34%) saying they would support the Ford.