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In the news: Thursday, July 17, 2014



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • All Fired Up In The Big Smoke post, “Challengers To Watch VI”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Construction killing businesses at Queen and Broadview”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Rob Ford returns to debate circuit following rehab”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Road closures start as Toronto gears up for Honda Indy”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Image of suspect released following sex assault aboard TTC bus”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “More trains, fewer delays: Meet the man trying to fix Toronto’s subways”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Interactive: Why your subway train was late”, here. (July 2)
  • Globe and Mail article, “‘Subway mayor’ Rob Ford gets cheers and jeers in debate”, here.
  • Mobile Syrup post, “Poll: Half of GTHA transit users would ‘likely’ use smartphone to pay”, here.
  • National Post article, “It’s not all Streetcarnage because some routes can be downright pleasant at rush hour (no, seriously)”, here.
  • National Post article, “Streetcarnage: Fare evasion and aging fleet large part of the problem, TTC says”, here.
  • National Post article, “Streetcarnage: A TTC driver’s view on the chaos on the Queen line chaos”, here.
  • National Post article, “Opposition parties fear Liberals are planning to sell LCBO, Hydro One or Ontario Power Generation”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Is it time to split Ontario into two provinces: Toronto and Not Toronto?”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “I laughed — because it’s true”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “The National Post Discovers ‘Streetcarnage’ (Updated)”, here.
  • Steve Munro post, “TTC Service Changes, Effective Sunday, July 20, 2014”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Taxes and fares must go up to pay for transit expansion, Soknacki says”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “No free ride for the 905”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Campaign Lie Detector: Rob Ford says 14 untrue things at Scarborough debate”, here
  • Toronto Sun article, “Mayoral candidates’ campaign teams slug it out” here.
  • Town Crier article, “Snarled intersection gets attention”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “‘Visual’ protest knocks use of NTAs on Eglinton Avenue”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe