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In the news, Saturday, May 16, 2015



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • article, “Feature: Moving Lights”, here.
  • article, “Atlanta business, community leaders begin learning trip to Toronto”, here.
  • article, “LINK Trip Day 3: Toronto’s investment in transit dwarfs Atlanta region’s”, here.
  • article, “Ontario announces enhanced GO service for Brampton”, here.
  • article, “Ontario’s use of transit P3s requires care: experts”, here.
  • article, “Finch West LRT procurement process begins”, here.
  • article, “Bowmanville and Courtice carpool lots could encourage commuting”, here.
  • commentary, “Tear it down: For Toronto’s brightest future, the eastern Gardiner Expressway must go”, here.
  • commentary, “The Gardiner is more than an expressway. For me, it’s the tie that binds my family”, here.
  • article, “Mayor Tory takes a stand against removing part of the Gardiner Expressway”, here.
  • article, “City hall defers decision on taking down the Gardiner Expressway”, here.
  • article, “1950s and 60s: The Gardiner under construction”, here.
  • article, “2000s: See the Gardiner as we know it today”, here.
  • article, “Liberals cap Hydro One privatization debate at six days”, here.
  • commentary, “An investment in Ontario’s infrastructure”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: Council’s leadership needs to be realistic about its transit goals”, here.
  • article, “Davenport residents discuss transit options for area at town hall meeting”, here.
  • article, “Residents reject Metrolinx’s plans for bridge to replace Davenport Diamond”, here.
  • article, “Toronto council shakes up TTC citizen appointments”, here.
  • article, “Liberty Village’s ‘Line Six’ deep-sixed because of lack of ridership”, here.
  • article, “Carpoolers photo exhibit on display at Warden Station”, here.
  • article, “Final decision on Gardiner Expressway goes to city council”, here.
  • article, “Toronto and Region Board of Trade supports hybrid option for the Gardiner Expressway”, here.
  • article, “TTC bus driver charged with sexual assault of girl, 16”, here.
  • article, “TTC driver charged in fatal streetcar collision on St. Clair near Bathurst”, here.
  • article, “Pop-up creative hub opens at vacant Chester Station newsstand”, here.
  • article, “WiFi in subway tunnels may arrive sooner than you think”, here.
  • article, “5 key moments in Toronto’s history with the Gardiner”, here.
  • article, “TTC driver accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl when she was alone on the bus in a commercial area”, here.
  • article, “TTC’s new streetcars plagued with manufacturing problems”, here.
  • article, “TTC issues with Bombardier streetcars also apply to Metrolinx order”, here.
  • article, “Bombardier to cut hundreds of jobs at Downsview plant”, here.
  • article, “GO expects new look cab cars this summer”, here.
  • column, “Bombardier needs to slim down and focus”, here.
  • article, “TTC Sunday stops near churches to be shuttered in June”, here.
  • article, “Maureen Adamson reappointed to the TTC board after diversity concerns”, here.
  • commentary, “New transit lines need more homes and people”, here.
  • commentary, “What 15-minute GO service might mean for your house price”, here.
  • article, “Regional transit key to competing in global market, say 905-area mayors”, here.
  • article, “Veteran TTC rider is grateful for transit freedom”, here.
  • commentary, “Five ways Ottawa can help Canada’s cities”, here.
  • article, “To give your kids a boost, get to work - quickly”, here.
  • article, “Streetcar driver facing charges in death of 80-year-old pedestrian”, here.
  • article, “Applications open to audition for TTC’s subway performances”, here.
  • article, “The artist’s view of Toronto’s Divided City”, here.
  • editorial, “Mayor John Tory is right on the Gardiner”, here.
  • article, “Bridging divides: What can cities do?”, here.
  • editorial, “Rethink risky Hydro One sell-off”, here.
  • article, “Ontario watchdogs all set to slam Hydro One sale”, here.
  • article, “Liberal MPs ready to back SmartTrack”, here.
  • commentary, “BILD: Investing in transit benefits all residents”, here.
  • article, “Some TTC bike racks limited to just one bicycle”, here.
  • article, “TTC driver charged with sexual assault on a bus”, here.
  • article, “TTC streetcar driver charged in pedestrian death”, here.
  • article, “TTC says ‘action taken’ in driver crossword puzzle case”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • commentary, “GO means little without regional transit”, here.
  • column: “The Road Ahead: Transit art lays bare the gloomy truth”, here.
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