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Which U.S. Metro is the GTA most similar to?

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Out of all the U.S. metros, which one is the most similar to the GTA?

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Personally I always thought that Toronto was trying really hard to imitate NYC with maybe a bit of Chicago tossed in there

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NONE!!!! Toronto is WAY too unique to be compared with any crappy US city. IF I had to choose, Chicago.... but Chicago STINKS compared to Toronto (Sorry Chicago).

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NONE!!!! Toronto is WAY too unique to be compared with any crappy US city. IF I had to choose, Chicago.... but Chicago STINKS compared to Toronto (Sorry Chicago).

L.A. remind sme of toronto.............................................. the smog the masive sprawl the shootings they have in TO ect ect ect

but toronto is unique though

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Chicago sensibility

LA sprawlness (in some areas)

NY attitude

So basically a living hell?

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L.A. remind sme of toronto.............................................. the smog the masive sprawl the shootings they have in TO ect ect ect

That's funny considering that Winnipeg's homicide rate is twice as high as Toronto's. If this is all you going by, I say Edmonton is most similar to LA since it is even sprawlier and it is the murder capital of Canada, though the murder rate is still not anywhere close to LA's.

In terms of architectiture, size, important and density, inner city Toronto is more like a north-eastern US (rustbelt) inner city, except without the decay and population loss. On the other hand, suburban Toronto has the higher density and compactness of southwestern US (sunbelt) suburbs. The pace at which the Toronto area is growing is also more like the sunbelt cities.

However, the only city in the US that even come close to Toronto in terms of public transit use is New York (more than 50% of all transit trips in the US are in New York).

One unique thing about Toronto worth mentioning is the huge amount of high-rise apartment buildings in the suburbs, and the only US metro that is similar in this way is Miami, though it still pales in comparison to Toronto.

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None. I was just in Toronto and couldn't believe how different it was from all the major cities in the U.S. Thats a good thing BTW. We were up there 3 days and didn't hear about 1 homicide in a city that large. Amazing. The day we got back home there were 4-5 murders in just one day in our smaller metro area. The city was amazingly clean (not in a sterile way) and we felt safe at night in any part of town unlike any larger metro in the U.S.

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Why is it that people here can't read the rules? Most of these posts are nothing but bashing befitting children and not a serious discussion.

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