Fords promises

Those promises include:

Targeted tax cuts.

Getting tough with the city’s unions, including a hard look at contracting out services, starting with garbage collection.

The construction of new subway line and stops.

The hiring of more police officers.

A tough review of Toronto’s $9.2 billion operating budget and significant cuts in spending.

A reduction in the ranks of city workers by the thousands through attrition over the four-year term.

The end of council’s aggressive expansion of bike lanes on arterial streets.

An escalation in Toronto’s program to sell off unused assets, mostly real estate.

Reform the city’s procurement practices to save money.

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