The City of Toronto receives money from the Federal Government in the form of a portion of the gas tax intended to support sustainable transportation. Walking and Cycling receive no portion of this money in Toronto in spite of being the most sustainable forms of transportation.
Active transportation is a crucial link in any public transit system. If people can't comfortably and safely walk or cycle to the bus or subway they won't take public transit. That means that all transit stops must be convenient and safely accessible to pedestrians and cyclists.