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In the news: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Canadian Press article (from the Toronto Star website), “CN Rail, Unifor reach tentative late-night deal to avoid walkout”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Toronto residents approve of SmartTrack, but DRL still top priority”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC bus slams into pole on the Queensway”, here.
  • CP24 report, “CN Rail and Unifor reach last-minute deal to avert lockout of 4,800 workers”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC to have 30 new streetcars in operation by the end of 2015”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News commentary, “Industry Perspectives: Ontario can act on excess construction soil”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Downtown relief line top Toronto transit priority: poll”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Chair predicts more bad news for the TTC in the wake of audit findings”, here.
  • article, “Eastern Avenue section to close March 2”, here.
  • article, “CN Rail - Unifor reach deal to avert lockout”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “TTC delays amid cold weather blamed on aging infrastructure”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Pedestrian advocates say evidence supports adding additional scrambles in downtown Toronto”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Your Ride: Toronto post, “Environmentally friendly initiatives are coming, but they’re going to take way, way too long”, here.
  • Newshub post, “Gas Tax Money Flows into Mississauga Transit Projects”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “No injuries after TTC bus crashes into hydro pole”, here.
  • Railway Age article, “Union Pearson Express electrification gets nudge”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Because Stevie D. needs some heeeeeat”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “DRL Tops SmartTrack In Latest Transit Poll”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Tory Promises to Fix TTC Following Audit”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “CN Rail Avoids Lockout, Reaches Tentative Deal With Union”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Poll Position: Toronto Wants a Downtown Relief Line (If They Live Downtown, At Least)”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Photoist: Dupont Station”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Audits at the Toronto Transit Commission show a decade of bungling”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC’s poor vehicle management ‘terribly dismaying’, mayor says”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Poll: Downtown relief line is Toronto voters’ top priority”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC’s new streetcar schedule still puts only 30 vehicles in town this year”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “GO heats up switch maintenance in Toronto’s bitter cold”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Liberal government clears way for UPX electrification”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “UPX trains enter intensive, pre-launch testing”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “TTC Week: Readers get choked up by idling buses: The Fixer”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory vows to fix TTC fuel card program”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Token hoarding not an issue ahead of TTC fare hike”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Past and present TTC chairs talk transit”, here.
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