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In the news: Monday, March 30, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • AZO Build post, “Bird Enters Construction Contract With Plenary with Plenary Infrastructure ERMF GP for East Rail Maintenance Facility”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “That time Toronto almost built the subway to the lake”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “10 key Toronto intersections as they were 30 years ago”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Photo of the Day: Speed of Light”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “”Suspect images released after woman sexually assaulted at bus shelter” (from the CP24 website), here.
  • article, “Oshawa area ranked one of the best cities in the country to buy real estate”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Canadian cities lobby Ottawa for transit funds”, here.
  • Globe and Mail “Transportation Issue: Get a move on”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “On Site: Etobicoke project first step in five-tower community in the making”, here.
  • Huffington Post Canada post, “Meet Jamaalism, A Photographer Capturing Toronto and the TTC”, here.
  • article, “TTC board approves another $150 million to complete delayed Spadina subway extension”, here.
  • Medium article, “A love letter to the 110”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “Time for some real ideas on making T.O a ‘music city’”, here.
  • National Post article, “Ontario’s Sunshine List: Top-earning Torontonians on the public payroll include TTC collector, Pan Am Games staff”, here.
  • Railway Gazette article, “Metrolinx awards depot contract”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Quiet Zone confrontations”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Can we get a GO train to Bowmanville please? I guess it’s cheaper to improve what you have then spend for what you don’t”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “The Evolution of TTC Signalling Contracts”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Board Meeting, March 26, 2015 (Update 2)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “How Much Will the Spadina Subway Cost (II)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “How Much Will the Spadina Subway Cost (III)”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Metrolinx to build 22-train facility in Whitby”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “New Union Pearson Express uniforms reflect rail and air heritage”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC signals it has learned from troubled Spadina subway”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “York Region votes to help pay for subway shortfall”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Newmarket bus lane project driving supporters away”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “The secret Toronto summit that no-one noticed”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Province must ease traffic plan for Pan Am Games”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Pan Am congestion could pay off for Toronto”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Condo buyers in enormous shift, saying ‘no thanks’ to parking”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Three former Rob Ford staffers earned more than $100,000 in 2014”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory supports TTC’s $150 million Spadina subway extension plan”, here.
  • column, “Reflecting on the original Toronto subway”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Almost 2100 TTC employees on Sunshine List”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Union Station artwork nears end of installation”, here.
  • Your Project News post, “Contract Awarded for East Rail Maintenance Facility”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe