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In the news: Monday, January 19, 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, “Our Man Godfrey”, here.
  • Beach Metro News article, “Metropass add-on sticker announced at Danforth GO Station”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “John Tory announces TTC fare hike”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “New hexagon maps offer a different view of Toronto”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Brampton mayor expects city will have to [ante] up for LRT”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Children to ride free, other fares to rise: John Tory”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Tory proposes TTC fare hike, free rides for kids”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Transit, job growth, homelessness top Tory’s budget priorities”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Tory announces fare increases and service improvements for TTC”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC fare changes: 10-cent fare hike, but children under 12 ride free”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Bloor Viaduct project almost at the finish line”, here.
  • DurhamRegion.com article, “Construction on Thornton Road South in Oshawa to restrict lanes, GO parking”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Mayor John Tory proposes 10-cent fare increase”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “$95-million earmarked for TTC related services”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Tory announces that kids will ride TTC for free”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Man struck by TTC train at Broadview Station: Toronto EMS”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Son charged with killing father, stand-off at TTC station”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Tory to hike TTC fares, but let kids 12 and under ride free”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Toronto Mayor Tory’s budget plan rollout begins this week”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Toronto mayor wages psychological warfare on driving scofflaws”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “John Tory backtracks on campaign promise not to raise TTC fares”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “City to hike TTC fares by 10 cents, while kids ride free”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Artists wanted for John Street pedestrian bridge”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “Toronto’s 2015 budget will be Mayor John Tory’s first real test”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “GO Transit still ‘the benchmark’ for safety, despite fatal crash”, here.
  • National Post article, “John Tory proposes raising TTC fares, letting kids ride for free and restoring Rob Ford’s service cuts”, here.
  • National Post article, “Man survives after he was hit by a subway train and trapped on tracks for an hour at Toronto’s Broadview Station”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Mayor, TTC tout $95 million in service improvements with 10-cent fare hike”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Mayor John Tory prepares to deliver first budget”, here.
  • Oshawa Express article, “Transit facing $2-million deficit”, here.
  • NOW article, “John Tory promises ‘historic’ TTC upgrades”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “Tory needs new traffic data to fight confestion”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “New fares and service improvements coming to the TTC”, here.
  • Steve Munro post, “Planning for SmartTrack”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “City Budget Process Begins This Week”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “TTC Fare Hike on the Horizon”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Municipal Budget: A Time to Be Bold”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC wants to let kids ride free, raise fares by ten cents”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Wondering what the TTC fare increase will cost you?”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “11 transit fixes announced by Tory and TTC”. here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Six things we learned from John Tory’s transit announcement”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Big changes unlikely in John Tory’s quick-turnaround first budget”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Budget drama sets stage for bigger battles to come”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Man charged with second-degree murder in death of his father”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC fares to go up 10¢, Tory announces”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “City expects savings thanks to falling gas prices”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Budget will reveal the real John Tory”, here.
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