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In the news: Saturday, July 18, 2015



Greater Toronto area media report on public transit issues today.

  • 680 All-News Radio report, “Toronto’s UP Express is running empty during Pan Ams, advocacy group says”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Is Mayor Linda Jeffrey facing a revolt on council?”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian editorial, “Dark age ahead”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Sheridan College president adds school’s voice to LRT debate”, here.
  • Canadian Property Management article, “Factors of intensification and transit imbalance”, here.
  • Canadian Reviewer post, “WIND now offers coverage to TTC’s entire downtown subway route”, here.
  • CanIndia News article, “Brampton councillor delays LRT vote by six weeks”, here.
  • CanIndia News article, “HOV lanes benefit GO Transit”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Brampton council defers major LRT vote”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “GO Transit buses benefiting from Pan Am HOV rules”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Toronto woman unhappy with TTC drivers honking for crowd”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Union Pearson Express warning bell annoys Junction Triangle residents”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Pan Am Games prompt Uber to bring its carpooling service to GTA”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Toronto will spend $5M to study re-routing Don River”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, ” “TTC bus vs. garbage truck crash sends 5 to hospital”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “TTC streetcar nearly hits minivan while running yellow light”, here.
  • CleanTech Canada post, “Dedicated fuel taxes would ease congestion on GTA roads, report says”, here.
  • CP24 report, “New app allows TTC riders to purchase day passes using phones”, here
  • CP24 report, “City to study logistics of shifting Don River to allow Port Lands redevelopment”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “7 futuristic TTC streetcars to hit the road this Friday”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC launches new e-ticket smartphone app”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Suspicious package found in Spadina Station deemed ‘safe’: police”, here.
  • DurhamRegion.com article, “Taking the Ajax bus shuttle to the Pan Am Games”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC e-ticket app now available for transit users”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “It’s cheaper to buy a Pan Am ticket than pay for transit in some parts of the GTA right now”, here.
  • report, “Union Pearson Express bells frustrate Junction neighbourhood”, here.
  • HRM Online post, “TTC praised for employee support program”, here.+ IFP ([Georgetown] Independent Free Press) article, “Communications lines open on Metrolinx’ third-track project in Georgetown”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Metrolinx not worried about UP Express ridership”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Chief planner says rushed Scarborough subway analysis was ‘problematic’”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tourists not taking to Union-Pearson Express during Pan Am Games: transit group”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “TTC Bus Crashes into Car in Etobicoke”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “TTC Launches App to Purchase Day Passes”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Brampton puts off decision on LRT funding”, here.