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In the news: Thursday, May 26, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “Someone is trying to save the lost relics of the TTC”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Now you can buy fresh produce at TTC subway stations”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian editorial, “Monkey see, monkey do”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the Canadian Manufacturing website), “Bombardier shifts Toronto streetcar production to speed up deliveries”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Metrolinx seeks public’s advice on how to fix East Lakeshore GO line”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Grab Some Good pop-up food markets come to TTC stations”, here.
  • Chronicle Journal article, “(Bombardier) Layoffs to start soon”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “TTC offering free rides on vintage streetcar this summer”, here.
  • CP24 report, “More than a year late, Bombardier eyeing fall delivery for Eglinton Crosstown test vehicle: Metrolinx”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Suspect images released following subway train sex assault”, here.
  • DurhamRegion.com article, “Clarington council decides to purchase land for future Courtice GO train station”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Police seek to ID suspect who sexually assaulted woman on subway, later threatened her”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Where have all the transit riders gone?”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Metrolinx exploring alternatives to natural gas power plant initially planned for the Eglinton Crosstown in Mount Dennis”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “City of Toronto wants residents’ ideas on transit plan for the waterfront”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “EDGES OF TORONTO: Malvern’s chance for better transit is now”, here.
  • Kitchener Post column, “Rail trails need a national network”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Pop-up fresh food markets coming to subways”, here.
  • Mississauga News editorial, “The party is over”, here.
  • NOW article, “Mayor Tory tries to wrap his head around the City’s financial woes”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “A Messy ‘Reset’ for Waterfront Transit Planning”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “‘Waterfront reset’ examines way to extend transit to new neighbourhoods along the lakeshore”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Amid development boom, Queens Quay East LRT running late”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Transit shelter ads create big blind spot for people inside: Fixer”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Toronto’s top bureaucrat tries to instill some budgeting reality”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Man sought in alleged TTC sex assault”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Nannyville wants us to eat healthier”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “2,000,000 Users: Presto Card Adoption Up 25% In A Year”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “The Dirt: Province Moves to Regulate Excavated - and Toxic — Soils”, here. +Urban Toronto post, “Photo of the Day: PCC Streetcar”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Aurora won’t allow 15 parking permits for GO Transit commuters at Town Park”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe