Newstalk 1010: NoJetsTO Calls TPA Survey "Bogus"
Newstalk 1010 Reports on Skewed Toronto Port Authority with Misleading Question on Jets September 9, 2013 TORONTO - An organization that is fighting Porter's jet proposal says a survey commissioned by the Toronto Port Authority is "bogus." The survey shows that the majority of people using Billy Bishop airport are leisure travellers, the type that Porter Airlines wants to cater to with jets. The survey also shows that a third of those asked have used the island airport. But Tim Ehlich with NoJetsTO says the survey is misleading. He says a statement at the start of the survey only mentions the positive aspect of the proposal. "There's nothing about the impact on public health. There's nothing about the impact on the environment," he says. And that, he says, led participants to specific answers. NoJetsTO accuses the TPA of being biased, even though the authority has said it is leaving it up to city council to make a decision on jets. "Without the airport, [the TPA] wouldn't be profitable," Ehlich says. "We think that the TPA is clearly in cahoots with Porter Airlines." Source: Newstalk 1010 article