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In the news: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • CBC News Kitchener-Waterloo report, “GO should charge for parking, says provincially commissioned report”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC workers urge Mayor John Tory to ‘keep transit public’”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Council votes against sending Scarborough subway questions to executive”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Metrolinx moving ahead with plans to electrify GO train service”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Ministry of Labour investigating after industrial accident on GO tracks”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “‘Life hacks’ for living in Toronto: From cheap beer to TTC tips”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Transit to be discussed at Toronto city council”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Council votes to move ahead with Scarborough subway”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Rob Ford leads charge against John Tory’s transit plan”, here.
  • article, “Residents and TTC staff argue over potential impact of McNicoll bus garage”, here.
  • Market Wired press release, “Surprise! You Can Live by the Subway and Save Serious Cash”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “Toronto transit: Kill the half-baked ideas and get some real answers from council”, here.
  • National Post article, “Toronto still in ‘honeymoon’ phase with John Tory as mayor’s approval rating hits 72 per cent”, here.
  • National Post opinion panel, “Is it better to live with the Scarborough subway folly or have no progress at all?”, here.
  • Railway Age post, “Scarborough LRT cancelation cost cited”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “A Few Questions About Scarborough”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640, “Cost of Cancelling Scarborough LRT Reportedly $75M”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640, “Transit Takes Front Seat at Tuesday’s City Hall Meeting”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640, “Metrolinx Begins Looking At Electric Trains”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Council shelves questions about Scarborough subway costs”, here.
  • Toronto Star letter, “LRT will keep SmartTrack on track”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Metrolinx starts shopping for electric trains”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Reduce TTC fares, feed 1.7m kids: alternatives for $75 million”, here.
  • Toronto Star fixer, “Overhead heaters not so hot at Rouge Hill GO station”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Scarborough subway ridership and costs are unsolved mysteries”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Toronto city manager agreed to $75 million in LRT cancellation costs”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “No more contracting out at TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory gets rough ride from TTC workers”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Ford, Tory square off in council”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe