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In the news: Sunday, May 22, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “Bombardier to ramp up production of TTC streetcars”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “TTC is bringing back old streetcars this summer”, here.
  • Business News Network report, “Bombardier to shift production to clear TTC streetcar backlog”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the CTV News Toronto website), “Bombardier says they are ‘doing everything necessary’ to speed up delivery of streetcars”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Smoking TTC train knocked out power to subway communications”, here.
  • CBC News Thunder Bay report, “Bombardier to lay off 60 employees in Thunder Bay”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Toronto commuters still rely primarily on cars to get to work, data shows”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC says Thursday’s partial shutdown on line 2 was necessar for safety”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Bombardier says they are ‘doing everything necessary’ to speed up delivery of streetcars”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Bombardier to shift production to hasten deliver of TTC streetcars”, here.
  • insauga.com post, “Mississauga residents may be eligible for discounted bus fares on MiWay”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Bombardier promises it can meet final deadline for new streetcars”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Take a ride down memory lane as TTC puts its vintage streetcars back on track”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “TTC’s iconic vintage streetcar is back and it’s free”, here.
  • Net News Ledger post, “TTC Delay Results in Job Loss for Thunder Bay”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “Did you know that the bi-level part of GO train coaches is the “semi-Quiet Zone”? Me neither”, here.
  • South Bayview Bulldog post, “Bombardier fires bosses, dumps Mexico factory”, here.
  • TBNews Watch post, “Bombardier shifting 60 jobs out of [Thunder Bay] plant”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Bombardier shifts production in bid to speed up Toronto streetcar deliveries”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Bombardier details new production schedule for long-delayed TTC streetcars”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “The Way We Were: A look back at when you couldn’t ride a streetcar on a Sunday”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Transit Line Studies Advance With New Round of Consultations”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe