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In the news: Friday, April 1, 2011



Greater Toronto area media report on public transit issues today.

  • Blog TO post, “Anybody up for renaming some TTC subway stations?”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “McGuinty and Ford join forces for Toronto transit plan” (From the Global Toronto News website), here.
  • CBC Toronto News article, “Toronto must pay at least $49M to cancel LRT plan”, here.
  • CBC Toronto News article, “St. Clair businesses want to sue City for $100 million”, here.
  • CP24 article, “Details of $12.4B transit plan announced”, here.
  • Citytv News article, “Over 1,000 TTC employees made more than $100,000 in 2010”, here.
  • CTV Toronto News article, “Ontario invests billions in Toronto transit ‘spine’, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Eglinton light rail to go underground after winning provincial funding”, here.
  • Globe and Mail column, “Mayor should put his money where his plans are”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Comparing Transit City to Rob Ford’s plan for the TTC”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “City, province seal deal for underground Eglinton LRT”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Eglinton rapid transit line expected to benefit central Scarborough”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Future subway for Finch a fantasy: Councillor”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Jane/Finch loses in scrapping of light rail line”, here.
  • National Post article, “Funding questions linger after new transit plan announced”, here.
  • NOW Magazine article, “Transit ‘deal’ a slap in the face”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Subway City? (Update 2)”, here.
  • Toronto Life’s Daily Informer post, “Ford’s Transit Plan is finally out, and McGuinty wins the ‘Getting Ford to Compromise’ prize”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Transit deal is done”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “It’s official: Province and city to build Eglinton LRT”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “A sound transit policy derailed”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “300 workers join TTC top-earner club”, here.
  • Toronto Sun editorial, “Ford delivers his transit vision”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Councillors give rough ride to Ford transit plan”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Finch commuters to get subway, Ford vows”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC takes locks off subway turnstiles”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC has 1,013 on Sunshine List”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “Premier confirms transit investment”, here.

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