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In the news: Saturday, August 22, 2015



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 9 to 5 Mac post, “Apple reveals data sources for transit directions in Maps on iOS9 “, here.
  • Apple Insider post, “Apple outs iOS9 Maps transit data sources…”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Why is there a ‘jail’ at Museum Station?”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Say goodbye to the old Union Station GO concourse”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “A snapshot of Yonge and Eglinton in the 1950s”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC to test talking buses on Bathurst, Bayview routes”, here.
  • Condé Nast Traveler post, “What Happens When an Editor Designs a Train?”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC’s new ‘talking buses’ aim to help people with visual impairments use public transit”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “GO Transit to boost train, bus service in September”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Police probe clears TTC officers caught on video in violent altercation”, here.
  • Digital Journal post, “Op-Ed: Tip to TTC brawlers: If you’re getting arrested, don’t fight police”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC officers involved in violent altercation cleared by police”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “York Concourse leaves snack shortage at Union Station”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Police investigation clears TTC officers captured on video in violent confrontation”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “East End Arts looking for volunteers, donations for Coxwell Barns mural”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Richmond Gardens Ratepayers and Residents Association re-forms to ensure residents ‘stay in the loop’”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Toronto Union Station commuters go hungry as Bay concourse closes without food options”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Happy 154th birthday, Toronto streetcars: A brief retrospective”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “TTC buskers face auditions to reclaim coveted subway spots”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Your Ride: Toronto post, “Toronto needs transit funding, not more talk, from Ottawa this federal election”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Toronto triumphs in the war on the car and other reasons to fear for humanity”, here.
  • Next City post, “Kansas City Fines Builder for Streetcar Delay”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “4 year old girl caught in TTC turnstile”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “TTC Special Constables Cleared Following Brawl at Union Station”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “GO proves a winner during Pan Am Games”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “GO boosts Brampton trains and bus service to Pearson”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Twin Towers a metal mystery on Eglinton Ave.: The Fixer”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC rolls out talking buses”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Waiting for the streetcar is now an international game”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “News Corrections for Aug. 22”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Sometimes no charges also means no answers”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Being handicapped doesn’t preclude you from having to wait”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC testing external speakers on buses”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Why were transit cops cleared in arrest of father, son?”, here.
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