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In the news: Friday, February 19, 2016

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Mayor Tory touts improved bus service on the TTC”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Woman accused of spitting at TTC bus driver, allegedly threatens him”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “What Toronto’s transit network could be like in 15 years”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “This is what the massive UP Express line-up looked like [Monday]”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Tory touts new buses, says, ‘We’ve got to keep building new transit’”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Thousands line up for up to 3 hours to try UP Express train on Family Day”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Council passes 2016 budget with 1.3% property tax hike”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Woman sought after TTC driver spat at twice, police say”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Fifty new TTC buses out on transit routes across the city today”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Public consultations on the future of transit in Toronto begin…”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Police seek woman who spat at, threatened TTC bus driver”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC ramping up bus service during peak hours to cut down on crowding”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC adds 50 buses for expanded service on 24 routes”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Public consultations begin on Toronto transit expansion plan”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Toronto Coach Terminal hampered with maintenance issues”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Toronto’s new transit proposals focused on subway, light rail service”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Report says Tory’s SmartTrack may under-perform relief line”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Passengers pack Toronto’s Union Pearson Express over free weekend”, here.
  • insauga post, “27 hacks to make your life easier in Mississauga”, here.
  • article, “Busy bus routes among Scarborough transit concerns aired at meeting”, here.
  • article, “Eglinton Avenue West in Mount Dennis to close this weekend for Crostown LRT work”, here.
  • column, “TOinTRANSIT: TTC expands its bus routes”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “City leaders hopeful for what Ontario budget holds for Toronto”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “New Toronto transit network could reshape city, experts say”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “TTC driver spat on, threatened, police say”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Two new Mississauga Transitway stations open…”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “MiWay Transit bus collides with SUV in Mississauga Valley”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “What could have been: Mississauga city projects that didn’t make the cut”, here.
  • National Post article, “Toronto homeowners face 1.3 per cent property tax hike as 2016 budget passes with little drama”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Locked on bus with man wanted in murder investigation: passengers have questions for police”, here.
  • Next City post, “Toronto unveils ambitious transit plans”, here.
  • NOW article, “Celebrate the TTC Bloor - Danforth line’s 50th Anniversary at the Chester Station artists’ newsstand”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “Tell me how Toronto will pay for transit plans - then I’llget excited”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “What Would Fare by Distance Mean For Toronto? (Updated)”, here.
  • Toronto Life post,”Q&A: John Tory, one-year veteran of the mayor’s chair”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC riders, your bus commute just got a little better”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “UP Express a huge hit - when it’s a free ride”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Budget voodoo will only work for so long”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Cops get cash, all others must wait in Tory’s backwards budget”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “LRT construction nightmare on Eglinton”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Fares on ‘ghost train’ Union Pearson Express being cut”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “On the UP and up”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “DRHBA: GO transit vital to regional needs”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Cop funding intact as Toronto council debates the city’s 2016 budget”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Woman sought after TTC driver spat on”, here.
  • post, “Wynne says Union Pearson Express train should be useful to downtown commuters”, here.
  • post, “OPINION: Scarborough should get on board with Crosstown East LRT”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Toronto Unveils 6 and 15 Year TTC and GO RER / SmartTrack Plans”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Photo of the Day: Not in Service”, here.
  • Yonge Street post, “Imagining the Supercity: KW and Toronto should join forces, according to the new intelligence report”, here.
  • editorial, “Time to be proactive when it comes to infrastructure, especially the Hwy 400 / Hwy 404 link”, here.
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