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In the news: Monday, June 8, 2015



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “What The Queensway used to look like in Toronto”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Pressure mounts to tear down the East Gardiner”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Is this the TTC bus of the future?”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Construction mess finally to end on Queens Quay”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Photo of the Day: Mechanical problems”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC subway system halted because of ‘major communication issue’”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC subways back in service after hour-long stoppage”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Close vote may not bring an end to Gardiner debate: report”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Mulcair promises cities extra cent from gas tax”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Toronto subway service resumes following radio failure”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Toronto commute: TTC subway lines suspended”, here.
  • Huffington Post Canada post, “TTC Shutdown: Subway Problems Halt All Service Monday Morning”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Real-time bus tracking coming to Oakville Transit”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “5 essential Toronto transit Twitter accounts”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Urban Compass Toronto post, “Voters will forgive Mayor John Tory for changing his Gardiner vote”, here.
  • National Post article, “The entire Toronto subway system went down for an hour. Expect delays all day”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Update: Subway trains rolling again after system-wide shutdown”, here.
  • Railway Gazette article, “Toronto airport rail link opens”, here.
  • Railway Gazette article, “GO Transit driving cars unveiled”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “Why the Gardiner East terms of reference [matter], a lot”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “UPX Was Never to Break Even”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “504 King cars returning to King Street (Updated)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Queens Quay Two-Way Traffic Begins”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Russell Carhouse: Eastern Avenue reconstruction”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Subway Service Back Up and Running”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “TTC Sunday Only Church Stops Gone”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Subway service resumes on Yonge, Bloor lines”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Groundbreaking infrastructure law a boon for at-risk youth”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Let’s get the Gardiner East project right”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Time to bring the Gardiner down to earth”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “‘Hybrid’ option on Gardiner is the best solution for Toronto”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “For Toronto to rise, Gardiner must fall”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “East Gardiner’s fate in council is up in the air, despite Tory”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Gardiner ‘hybrid’ proposal risks provincial challenge: councillor”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “John Tory’s Gardiner ambitions are a pathway to yesterday”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Power has been restored after outage left 2,900 without power between St. Clair Ave. W and Dundas”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Subway service resumes due to communications issue”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Opponents mark turf in Gardiner debate”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “Why the hybrid option is the best for Toronto”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “Why removing the Gardiner East is the right decision”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, Does Scarborough Need A Subway Extension? (No, It Doesn’t)”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “The Great Scarborough Transit Debate: A Third Option”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Union Station Revitalization: A Recent Progress Update”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “The East Gardiner: A Chance To Get It Right”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Community Meeting Reveals Fort York Pedestrian Bridge Options”, here.
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