National Post

TORONTO — For months now, there have been two competing narratives about the 2015 Pan American Games, shortly to descend upon Toronto and surrounding region. The first is that nobody cares. The second is that the Games traffic will cripple an already congested region.

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I say “competing” narratives because they seem mutually exclusive. If the public remains generally indifferent to the spectacle of the greatest sporting contest the, uh, Americas can offer, the region can’t also be beset by traffic woes, can it? How could the roads be crammed with people who are not buying tickets to the events, which they are currently not doing in great numbers?

Hold on, don’t answer that.

On Wednesday morning, officials opened up the Unified Transportation Coordination Centre so media could gawk at the brains…

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