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In the news: Wednesday, December 14, 2011



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC may be able to prevent cuts on 3 busy routes”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Cost of nixing Transit City could hit $65 million”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Striking YRT bus drivers, mechanics on picket lines, delaying buses”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “More money required to study Ford’s subway extension”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Twitter reaction to the now infamous TTC hump session”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “GO bus problems plague commute” (from the CTV News Toronto website), here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Transit City cancellation to cost $65 million”, here.
  • Citytv Toronto News report, “Striking York Region Transit workers target TTC buses”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Striking YRT workers holding up TTC buses”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Cost of cancelling Transit City could hit $65 million”, here.
  • King Township Sentinel article, “Viva walks away from bargaining table after union lowers expectations”, here.
  • National Post article, “Axing Transit City’s light-rail plan cost $65M: TTC head”, here.
  • National Post article, “A little bit of gravy as TTC officials get free lunch at the Board of Trade”, here.
  • National Post article, “What the #!%*? Was the TTC sex video a YouTube stunt?”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Striking YRT Workers Target TTC Riders”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “TTC Chair Says 3 Bus Routes Can Be Spared From Service Cuts”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “City Faces $65 Million Transit City Cancellation Fee”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Webster Speaks To Escapades on Subway”, here.
  • NOW article, “65 million reasons not to cancel Transit City”, here.
  • OpenFile Toronto post, “Ford-picked Gordon Chong says Sheppard subway will cost at least $3 billion”, here.
  • Toronto Life’s Daily Informer post, “Sheppard subway needs a quick, cool $10 million to jump-start a public-private partnership”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “TTC Santa Visits Bloor Station”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Karen Stintz cooks up last-ditch plan to ease packed TTC routes”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “York Region Transit talks off, again”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “What’s more shocking than sex on the TTC?”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Councillors challenged to ride TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Cash found to curb some TTC service cuts: Stintz”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “$65 million for cancelled TTC projects”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “The subway sex that gagged the world”, here.
  • yorkregion.com article, “Transit talks off again”, here.
  • yorkregion.com article, “Price to quiet train whistles rising in Markham”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe