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In the news: Sunday, April 10, 2016

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Beach Metro News article, “East End writer draws on childhood and the streetcar”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “What it’s like to commute on the UP Express”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Toronto Zoo might get a new monorail”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “The 5 oldest bridges in Toronto”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “Baloney Meter: Infrastructure promises kept?” (from the website), here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “From Thornton Blackburn to Uber: A brief and varied history of Toronto taxis”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Toronto traffic hackathon winners create ‘ of ridesharing’ to fight congestion”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “GO Transit to add extra trains after each Blue Jays game this month”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Metrolinx upgrades to Square One complete”, here.
  • article, “Extending GO Train into Clarington would bring new jobs, infrastructure to Durham Region”, here.
  • article, “New bus routes, services coming to north Durham to make transportation more simple, effective”, here.
  • article, “Durham Transit increasing fares May 1”, here.
  • article, “Fare fair integration between GO Transit and TTC of primary concern for Liberty Village residents”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “Which transit projects should be built first?”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Toronto council endorses transit plan, seeks background details”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “We Made More Useful Posters for the TTC’s Next Pedestrian Awareness Campaign”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Construction lien on 100 plus Leslieville properties lifted”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “More of Toronto’s schoolkids should be walking to school”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “‘Unsexy’ infrastructure spending on the way, but will it be enough?”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “Eglinton residents shaken by LRT construction”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “Eglinton construction moving traffic into residential neighbourhoods”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “Mihevc pushes for shovels in the ground on Crosstown”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Photo of the Day: Track Work”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Streamlined Gardiner off-ramp to begin construction in July”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Library / YMCA to form centrepiece of Vaughan’s new downtown”, here.
  • article, “$10.6M Main St. project begins in Stouffville this year”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • APTN News report, “Ontario allows Go Transit to further develop on Huron - Wendat burial site in Barrie, despite ban”, here.
  • Barrie Today article, “Cities should ‘hop aboard’ Simcoe County transit plan”, here.
  • Hamilton Spectator column, “Coming to grips with LRT’s traffic impacts”, here.
  • article, “Transit costs adding up for Brock Township”, here.
  • New Tecumseth News post, “County transit option includes Alliston / Bradford route”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx looking for input on possible GO station for Innisfil”, here.