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Toronto Transit Commission meets Wednesday



The Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, February 18 at 1 p.m. in Committee Room 2, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.

Among many other items, the Commission will consider staff reports:

  • reviewing the status of the various Transit City projects. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf).)
  • reviewing the feasibility of restoring trolley bus service to Toronto. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf) and the appendix to the report here. (.pdf)
  • reviewing the status of the TTC’s 2008 accessibility plan. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf) and the appendix to the report here (.pdf).) (The TTC started operating accessible buses on 13 more routes on Sunday, February 15.)
  • reviewing ongoing TTC staff efforts to improve service on the 501 Queen streetcar route, and the related 502 Downtowner, 503 Kingston Rd and 508 Lake Shore routes. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf.))
  • asking the Commission to approve the stopping pattern of express buses operating on the 39 Finch East route. (The TTC changed the stopping pattern on February 19, 2008.) The report recommends making the February, 2008 changes permanent, but also resuming a stop for express buses at the intersection of Finch Avenue East with Wayside Avenue and Adirondack Gate. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf).)

Toronto Transit Commission meetings are public meetings. If you wish to speak to the Commission about an item on its agenda, e-mail the Co-ordinator — Secretariat Services at: gso@ttc.ca.


You can read the agenda for the meeting here (.pdf).


You can read Transit Toronto’s history of the streetcar service along Queen Street, including the present 501 Queen route, by James Bow here.

You can read Transit Toronto’s history of the streetcar service along Kingston Road, including the present 502 Downtowner and 503 Kingston Rd routes, by James Bow here.

You can read Transit Toronto’s history of the streetcar service along Lake Shore Boulevard West (the former Lakeshore Road), including the present 508 Lake Shore and 501 Queen streetcar routes, by James Bow here.


The Transit Toronto archives contain many articles detailing trolley bus service in Toronto here.


You can read Transit Toronto’s history of accessible transit on the TTC by Godfrey Mallion here.

You can read Transit Toronto’s history of the (accessible) community bus routes by Godfrey Mallion and James Bow here.