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In the news: Monday, November 30, 2015

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Four more TTC employees fired over benefits scam”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Police searching for man who sexually assaulted woman on subway”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “TTC rolls out free WiFi to more subway stations”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “UP Express offering big discounts to boost ridership”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Toronto to build $20 million bridge at Fort York”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “TTC wants a cut of branded merchandise sales”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Survey says: We should have said yes to HMLRT”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Windshield warnings appearing on vehicles in Brampton, Mississauga”, here.
  • Canadian Reviewer post, “Motorists cautioned to ‘Lock It Down” when it comes to leaving vehicles with valuables in plain view”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Councillor proposes “10% of new Mississauga developments be affordable housing, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC fires 5 employees for allegedly claiming fraudulent benefits”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Four TTCc workers fired for role in benefits fraud scheme”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC fires four more workers in benefits fraud crackdown”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Police seeking suspect after daytime sexual assault on subway”, here.
  • Daily Xtra! post, “Taking AIDS education to the TTC tracks”, here.
  • article, “Durham Region breaks ground on new transit facility”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Toronto property near public transit worth 30% more than other buildings, study finds”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “From 3 cents to $3.25: a brief history of TTC fare hikes”, here.
  • report, “Image released of man wanted for alleged sexual assault on TTC subway train”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “TTC hopes winter streetcar prep will create smoother rides this season”, here.
  • post, “Is Cooksville the Future Downtown of Mississauga?”, here.
  • post, “inFeature: The Truth Behind the LRT in Mississauga”, here.
  • editorial, “TTC on right track with cash fare hike”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: Mayor John Tory shows disparity between drivers and transit users”, here.
  • article, “First of TTC’s new low-floor streetcars roll out of Leslie Barns light rail storage facility”, here.
  • article, “Police looking for suspect in TTC subway sexual assault”, here.
  • article, “The CP Holiday Train makes its annual stop in the Junction”, here.
  • Metro Edmonton article, “Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson not worried about betting on Bombardier”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Rocket swag: TTC chair pushing for a cut of the merchandising action”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto post, “How fighting climate change will make cities like Toronto better”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Metrolinx forging interesting partnerships at transportation hubs”, here.
  • Mobile Syrup post, “Free Wi-Fi arrives at two additional TTC subway stations”, here.
  • Progressive Railroading article, “TTC begins operations at new streetcar facility, modifies stops”, here.
  • Toronto Observer article, “Tory ready to reinvent transit system”, here.
  • Toronto Observer article, “A silver lining for Danforth businesses”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Developers challenge Scarborough subway with OMB appeal”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Mayor John Tory ‘surprised’ by developer opposition to Scarborough subway”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Eglinton West station to become ‘Cedarvale’ because of Crosstown LRT”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Bombardier declines meeting with TTC about streetcars”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Mississauga aims to prevent LRT from pushing out poor”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Union Pearson Express offers fare deal to attract riders”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Dead lights make Finch TTC parking lot scary at night: Fixer”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Time is now to build climate change-era infrastructure”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Ontario’s budget deficit dips to $7.5 billion, says Sousa”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Despite the Greenbelt, urban sprawl presses on”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Four more TTC staff fired as fraud investigation continues”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Facts don’t stand a chance against rolling bandwagons”, here
  • Toronto Sun column, “TTC ‘sardines’ get off easy”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “The Way We Were: The Leslie Barns…”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Teen in TTC spat with Muslims tells his side”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Four more TTC workers fired for benefits scam”, here.
  • article, “Viva Yellow gets rolling on Davis Drive in Newmarket”, here.
  • article, “Rapid shuttle could mean relief from Aurora’s traffic woes”, here.
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