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In the news: Saturday, May 7, 2016

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Android Central post, “Best transit apps for Canadians”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Trudeau promises Toronto $840 million in transit funds”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “The top 10 Toronto buildings from the 1960s”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Petition to derail light rail transit line through Brampton park gaining steam”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earmarks up to $840 million for Toronto transit”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Cash-strapped TTC gets up to $840 million from Ottawa”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Federal government will invest up to $840 million in Toronto public transit”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “City of Brampton, bus drivers’ union reach tentative deal”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Toronto to receive $840M of federal funding to improve public transit”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Police sting uncovers more than 100 fake TTC tokens, leads to arrest”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Off the Rails documentary: Met Darius McCollum, the man obsessed with trains”, here.
  • Globe and Mail column, “Ending the tyranny of the car requires political courage”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “TTC driver returns backpack stuffed with man’s inheritance — $50,000 in cash”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Via Rail boosts ridership, cuts operating loss by 12 per cent”, [here](
  • article, “Federal funds for TTC will be put to work immediately: Toronto mayor John Tory”, here.
  • article, “Prime Minister Trudeau commits hundreds of millions of dollars in Toronto transit funding investments”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx warns months of lane restrictions on Eglinton Avenue during Keelesdale Crosstown LRT station construction”, here.
  • article, “Toronto bus driver honoured for returning $50,000 in cash found in knapsack on TTC bus”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Undercover police bust alleged TTC token fraudster”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Federal finance minister Morneau and Mayor Bonnie Crombie meet to discuss infrastructure”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Trains are great, but not at my expense”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “At $317 million, Via Rail is cheap to maintain Canada’s rail heritage”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “WATCH: Feds offer Toronto $840 million for transit”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Analysis of 510 Spadina for December - January 2015 - 6”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Justin Trudeau commits $840 million to the TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Developers buy Queen’s Quay lands for $260 million”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Feds put up $840 million for TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Good Samaritan TTC driver turns in $50,000 in cash”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe