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In the news: Thursday, July 30, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC chair to Bombardier: ‘I just want our damn streetcars’”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC defies its own staff report, votes in favour of closing King Street during TIFF”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “TTC streetcar shipments delayed again”, here.
  • Bloomberg Business post, “Bombardier Keeps Focus on Fourth Quarter for Rail-Unit IPO”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Replay of LRT decision possibly slated for September”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Mayor shifts focus away from LRT fight”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the CTV News Toronto website), “Investigation into TTC collector booth robberies ends in 140 charges”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Terminating Bombardier streetcar contract on the table, TTC says”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “John Tory announces restoration of 33 bus routes cut under Rob Ford”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Metrolinx rail bridge plan angers Davenport residents”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Toronto police arrest 10 in string of TTC ticket booth robberies”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “TTCriders questions transportation minister on empty UP express at transit town hall”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “10 arrested after series of armed TTC robberies”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC chair says he’s ‘disappointed’ by delivery delays for new streetcars”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC to increase off-peak service on 33 of the city’s busiest bus, streetcar routes”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Trains halted on Barrie GO train line after fatality on tracks”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Multiple people arrested in connection with robbery ring that targeted TTC”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Suspect sought after alleged sexual assault at downtown TTC stop: police”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Woman dragged, sexually assaulted after stepping off bus”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC considers barring Bombardier from future bids”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC to improve 33 bus, streetcar routes this fall”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Advocacy group wants UP Express fares lowered”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Eglinton Crosstown reaches financial close”, here.
  • post, “Pickering man charged in ‘Project Castle’ probe into TTC collection booth robberies”, here.
  • Financial report, “Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide 30-Years of Vehicle Maintenance for the New Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Line in Toronto”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Raising capital for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, the largest P3 project in Ontario”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC ‘put the pressure on Bombardier’ on new streetcar delivery”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC to improve service on 33 bus and streetcar routes in the GTA”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “‘Project Castle’ nabs 10 suspects in TTC collector booth robberies”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Toronto officials delay Bombardier debate until September”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Bombardier - Siemens merger ‘would make a lot of sense’, analysts say”, here.
  • article, “GO train briefly stopped at Oakville’s Bronte GO Station after alleged sexual assault on train”, here.
  • article, “How long will you wait for a bus, Burlington Transit asks”, here.
  • article, “‘I just want our damn streetcars’, says TTC chair of latest Bombardier delay on delivery”, here.
  • article, “TTC board weighs possibility of penalties for further Bombardier streetcar delays”, here.
  • article, “TTC pledging better off-peak rides on 33 busy bus and streetcar routes”, here.
  • article, “McNicoll Bus Garage gets green light from province”, here.
  • article, “Oak trees with links to Vimy Ridge growing near site of proposed McNicoll bus garage”, here.
  • article, “Davenport residents demand more travel options from Transportation minister Del Duca”, here.).
  • column, “THE CITY: Pondering a new role for UP Express route”, here.
  • column, “TOINTRANSIT: Transit service back to normal after Pan Am Games”, here.
  • article, “Car crash helped Toronto police solve a string of armed robberies across the city”, here.
  • Interior Design post, “Style On Rails: Toronto Has A New High-Speed Air-Rail Link, Union Pearson Express”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Your Ride: Toronto post, “Toronto politicians need to stop telling the city what transit it ‘wants’ and start listening”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “Want to cancel the Scarborough subway? Convince Queen’s Park”, here
  • Ottawa Citizen column, “The one thing that might make a Toronto Olympic bid worthwhile”, here.
  • post, “As an MP, Chow was a passionate advocate for public transit”, here.
  • Railway Age post, “A Siemens - Bombardier merger in play?”, here.
  • post, “Bombardier wins $308m vehicle maintenance contract for new Eglinton Crosstown LRT”, here.
  • Reuters article, “Bombardier says not in talks with Siemens”, here.
  • South Bayview Bulldog post, “Blame Bombardier, but Toronto owns the streetcar scandal”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Colle on Bombardier Delay: ‘I Just Want Our Damn Streetcars’”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Improvements to Busiest TTC Routes Coming”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Potential ‘Sun Kinks’ means slower GO Trains”, here.
  • TB News Watch post, “Tired of ‘excuses’, TTC chair says they want their ‘damn streetcars’”, here.
  • Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal article, “Bombardier ramps up production”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Bombardier’s Revised Streetcar Schedule Sees One-Year Delay”, here.
  • Toronto Life’s Daily Informer post,
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC chair: ‘I just want our damn streetcars’”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC to mull hiking cash fares in 2016”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “HOV lanes a boost for GO bus commuters”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC doesn’t have money-back guarantee on late Bombardier streetcars”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Toronto hires its first sustainable transport director”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “10 charged in ‘Project Castle’ probe into TTC collection booth robberies”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC holds off on taking action against Bombardier”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Possibility of TTC fare hike ‘looming’”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory announces TTC service improvements”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC board backs King closure for TIFF”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Alleged bandits arrested for TTC robberies”, here.
  • article, “Newmarket looking for bronze plaque supporters”, here.
  • article, “Stouffville teen charged in TTC collection booth robberies probe”, here.
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