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In the news: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “Photo of the day: Streetcar kiss”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Finch West LRT moving ahead, construction begins in 2016”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Proposed Caledonia GO station moves closer to construction”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Construction on Finch West LRT to begin in 2016, but Sheppard East LRT on hold”, here.
  • CP24 report, “New 62,000 square foot GO Transit concourse opens at Union Station”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Finch West LRT construction to be completed in 2021”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Death at Toronto commuter hub raises questions about platform crowding”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Let’s take the politics out of transit planning, says RCCCAO”, here.
  • article, “Changes to GO schedule will affect Durham riders”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Ontario announces $1.2 billion to build Finch West LRT”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: Councillors need to get real about costs of the Scarborough subway extension and how to pay for them”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: Sheppard LRT delay has this councillor thrilled”, here.
  • article, “Scarborough councillor Jim Karygiannis planning to re-introduce Sheppard subway proposal”, here.
  • article, “Pearson Airport quickly outgrowing its GTA footprint, say international transportation experts”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “Subway or LRT? It looks more like Sheppard Avenue gets nothing”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Tragic rail accidents, like the one that just killed a Toronto man, can be prevented”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Province gives green light to Finch West LRT”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Gardiner removal has economic benefits, report says”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “for Toronto, less Gardiner means more city”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “A dreary commute, dragged down by delays”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Exclusive: Draft report on the future of East Gardiner”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Finch West LRT pushes back Sheppard line”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “The College and Spadina intersection”, here.
  • column, “Ups and downs of life with an uptown elevator”, here.
  • commentary, “Announcement, activities prove Aurora is on the move”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe