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What size of increase would trigger Byford’s abandoning the subway scheme?
He hasn’t said, although the words used to describe the gap grew over the weeks since he raised the issue in a press interview.
That project, after years of scope creep and changes of direction, was mired in overlapping contracts and incompatible technologies.
Some already-completed work simply had to be scrapped because it would not mesh with other parts of the design.
That is the chaos Byford faces as he gives up a successful run in charge of Toronto’s system.
That myth simply could not be sustained, and when the details came out they were not pretty.What will the city miss, and where does the TTC turn now for management and leadership?When Andy Byford joined the TTC in November 2011 as chief operating officer, Rob Ford was mayor, Karen Stintz was the TTC Board’s chair, and Gary Webster was the chief general manager, as the CEO’s position was then called.These were words that belonged in someone else’s mouth, or simply in a backgrounder, and the speech felt as if the real audience was somewhere else hundreds of kilometres away.So what does Andy Byford’s self-publicity tell us about the achievements he most values?
Other divisions handle commuter rail (equivalent to our GO Transit), bridges, and tunnels.