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In the news: Thursday, May 5, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Beach Metro News article, “East Enders talk transit at open house”, here.
  • Bow. James Bow post, “Only 16 TTC Flexity Streetcars from Bombardier to Come This Year”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Trending: Dear internet: I’m sorry for my crappy driving”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Woman changed after fake TTC tokens seized in undercover sting”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Woman injured in Forest Hill scaffolding collapse to take legal action against city”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “Analysis shows big gains with proposed Lakeshore East GO extension”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Your employer can fire you for calling in sick if you’re lying and get caught”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Police sting uncovers more than 100 fake TTC tokens, leads to arrest”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “GO set to expand bus service to Milton this fall”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “GO bus service to connect Burlington with Brantford”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Milton’s GO Connect pilot project a success”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Residents groups opposing Metrolinx overpass for the Davenport Diamond pen open letter highlighting safety, community concerns”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “TOinTRANSIT: ‘Idiot’ driver apologizes to 504 King streetcar passengers for ‘lapse in judgement’”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Motion seeks transit-only lane on Toronto’s Lakeshore”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Residents’ lobby efforts force Metrolinx to make design changes to Erin Mills Transitway station”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Lawsuit coming in wall and scaffold collapse”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “You can keep my loonie!”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “That smile at the end”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “http://www.thiscrazytrain.com/2016/05/foot-riders-socks-give-clear-indication.html”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Twitter user shares progress of Bay Concourse”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “Bombardier’s Mexico problem”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “When Haileybury burned, Toronto sent streetcars”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Ministerial Hot Air on Fare Integration”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Fare Integration: A TTC - Metrolinx Non-Update”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Toronto Zoo considers high-speed train technology to replace the old monorail”, here.
  • Toronto Life post, “The 10 biggest moments in Toronto transportation in the last 50 years”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC buses with Presto card-readers roll out”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC board member resigns to take on provinical role”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Woman hurt in Crosstown construction collapse plans to sue”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Hell on Eglinton for years to come”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “Get updates on your local Crosstown construction”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “An earthquake is about to hit our fare system, but riders are still in the dark”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “Transit riders cannot trust Metrolinx”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “Speak up for a low income TTC pass”, here.
  • TTCriders.ca post, “May 31st Rally - Fare Fairs for the TTC!”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Presto card use expands to first buses on TTC, more stations”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Markham wants new GO stations at Major Mackenzie, Denison”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Rail deaths down, but preventable: GO”, here.
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