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Toronto Transit Commission meets November 21

The Toronto Transit Commission meets tomorrow Wednesday, November 21 in Committee Room 1, second floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West at 1 p.m.

(Edited: 10:25 p.m.): Note that this post originally had a typo saying that the TTC meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 22. It is Wednesday, November 21.

During the meeting, the commissioners will discuss staff reports recommending that the commission

  • approve the 2013 operating budgets and the 2013-2022 capital budget — and raise fares starting January 1, 2013. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • receive and approve a report outlining ways to improve how the TTC communicates and consults with the public during construction project. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • accept a bid from a supplier to supply and maintain wireless service in rapid transit stations. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • accept a bid from a supplier to install high-security glass (media reports describe this as ‘bullet-proof’ glass) on fare collector booths in rapid transit stations. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • transfer certain lands near Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue West to Build Toronto for future development purposes. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • approve changing the name of the future Ashbridges Bay streetcar storage and maintenance facility at Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East to “Leslie Barn”, here. (.pdf)

The commissioners will also:

  • review the Chief Executive Officer’s report for November. You can read the report here. (.pdf)
  • discuss a request from Commissioner Maria Augimeri that staff report twice a year about how often the TTC has provided buses for shelter in emergency situations and how much the buses have cost.

You can view the agenda for the meeting here.

You can view the supplementary agenda for the meeting here.

Toronto Transit Commission meetings are public meetings — anyone may attend. If you wish to speak to the Commission about an item on its agenda, e-mail the Co-ordinator — Secretariat Services at: before noon, today, Tuesday, November 20.

You can find out more about making a deputation — or presentation — to the commission here.

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