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In the news: Thursday, November 24, 2011



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “‘Huge’ YRT picket line planned for Thursday morning”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “YRT strikers plan mass picket line at Finch Station” (from the Global News Toronto website), here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “York Region Transit workers take down Finch Station picket lines”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “New subway trains not on the level”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Striking YRT workers picket at Finch station”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Crash involving taxicab, streetcar injures one”, here.
  • Citytv News Toronto report, “Union escalates York transit strike with ‘huge picket’”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “York transit strikers to ratchet up picketing action”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Streetcar and taxi collide downtown”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Suspect sought in subway stabbing”, here.
  • National Post article, “Presto ‘smartcards’ on their way to the TTC”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Hundreds of YRT Striking Workers to Rally Outside Finch Station”, here.
  • OpenFile Toronto post, “Why the Yonge line stops when one station is down: Torontoist gets the answers”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “The Crimes and Misdemeanours of an Unbuilt Toronto”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Rocket Talk: Subway Service Delays”, here.
  • Toronto Life’s Daily Informer post, “Buses cannot hold an infinite number of people — neither can streetcars or subways (not even the Sheppard one)”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Metrolinx confirms downtown relief line is still on the map”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “York Region transit workers to stage mass picket early Thursday”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Tory bill proposes end to York transit strike”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Want to talk TTC? Town hall will offer an open mike”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Will drivers embrace tolls? Not likely”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “The Fixer: Salt box rubs reader wrong way”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “The Fixer: Dufferin Street water leak will soon be icy”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory MPP moves to end York Transit strike”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe