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In the news: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • All Fired Up In The Big Smoke post, “The Mayor of Everyone. Literally”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “20 photos of pants-free riders taking over the TTC”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Linda Jeffrey on board with push for improved GO service”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Water main break at Old Cummer GO Station capped”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “2nd GTA deep freeze causes transit and traffic issues”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “North York roads freezes as broken water main spews into frigid air”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “‘Tag and Tow’ blitz moves north of downtown core”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Quebec turns to Caisse de Depot for finance and manage $5 billion infrastructure projects”, here.
  • Globe and Mail commentary, “Greenbelts make cities more affordable and transit-friendly”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Quebec turns to pension giant Caisse to fund transit projects”, here.
  • article, “The Scarborough Subway issue that just won’t go away”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx begins overnight track work near Wellington, Douro and Niagara Streets”, here.
  • National Post article, “Slim majority of Torontonians want to add another stop to subway: Poll”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Poll: Support for Mayor Tory ‘sky high’, slim majority want 4th Scarborough subway stop”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “-23C and suddenly everyone’s a transportation engineer”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “GO Transit winds up a loser in our year-end round-up of Metrolinx ‘achievements’”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Poll Position: Small Majority Wants Fourth Scarborough Subway Stop”, here.
  • Toronto Life’s Daily Informer post, “Smoother traffic is only the beginning: John Tory’s parking crackdown will change the way Toronto works”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Let’s clear our heads and rethink this transit mess”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Greater Toronto and Hamilton area needs one regional transit authority”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “A four-stop Scarborough subway misses the real point”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • 570 News report, “New mayors on board for improved GO service from Kitchener”, here.
  • CBC News Hamilton report, “Car versus bus: The King Street bus lane race”, here.
  • Guelph Mercury article, “High-speed rail line likely to skip Guelph: report”, here.
  • Guelph Mercury article, “Guelph Transit to survey riders”, here.
  • Guelph Now article, “New Mayors Remain United On Two-Way All-Day GO Right Down The Line”, here.
  • KW Now article, “ION LRT Update: Where it’s going in 2015”, here.
  • Sarnia Observer article, “New regional transportation plan to be released in Sarnia later this month”, here.
  • The Cord article, “Concerns grow over bus routes”, here.