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In the news: Tuesday, January 26, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “The story of Toronto’s lost Art Deco bus terminal”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC unveils 5 new express routes”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto article, “TTC bus driver allegedly threatened by teen girl with knife”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “TTC rolling out five new express bus routes in March”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Suspect sought after teenage boy allegedly sexually assaulted on subway train”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Two females threatened TTC driver with knife in Willowdale area”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Police seek suspect after alleged sex assault on subway train”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Spadina subway extension costs soar by $400 million”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Toronto police seeking suspect after teen sexually assaulted on subway”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Female arrested after TTC bus driver threatened with knife in Yonge and Finch area”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Tory’s Toronto column, “John Tory’s transit plans aren’t perfect, but they’re a step in the right direction”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “John Tory’s tranformation not exactly what we expected”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Why cities need Chief Construction Officers”, here.
  • South Bayview Bulldog post, “Matlow breaks silence on revised Scarborough transit”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “All the evidence points toward more stalling”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Service Changes Effective Sunday February 14, 2016”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Toronto Relief Line Alliance Launched”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Transit riders beware! Fare checks underway”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Alleged sex assault on TTC subway”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Does the Tory Compromise Provide Better Transit for Scarborough?”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Torontoist vs Torontoist in… John Tory’s Transit Revamp”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Catch Up With Toronto’s Changing Transit Plans”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Extra, Extra: Relief Line Plans…” here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Here come the hybrid transit plans”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Relief line subway advocates look beyond downtown”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC launches five new express bus routes”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Some transit answers to get taxpayers back on track”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Fare inspectors POP up on TTC streetcars”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Shorter commutes for Scarborough students ‘a long time coming’”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “A game-changing week for John Tory: Analysis”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Scarborough residents deserve the subway that was promised”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Backtracking on SmartTrack?”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Mayor ‘Not Rob Ford’”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “Tory’s TTC budget will mean more delays in 2016, unless we take action”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “504 King streetcar riders may get better service. We’re hopeful”, here.
  • Tyee post, “Dear PM: Don’t Waste Billions on Bad Transit Projects” here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe