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In the news - Thursday, July 14, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Brampton moves toward accord with Metrolinx and Mississauga on LRT”, here.
  • Caledon Enterprise article, “Peel councillors ask for fuller report on Bolton residential development options”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC to release mobile camera app by year’s end to curb unwanted behaviour”, here.
  • Globe and Mail column, “Scarborough subway vote is a victory for action over talk”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Toronto City Council approves planning for a raft of transit projects”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “How transit hubs can spur dense development”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Eglinton LRT route spurs development of two-tower condo plan”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto council votes for $3.4 billion one-stop express subway in Scarborough”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Mayor John Tory makes case for Scarborough subway as Toronto council debates its future”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “TOinTRANSIT: Getting PRESTO in the hands of patrons discussed at TTC board meeting”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “TOinTRANSIT: TTC holding public consultations for WheelTrans service”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto police, TTC host streetcar safety blitz during rush hour”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Yorkdale’s Arc en Ciel to light up once again”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Input sought on design of mural at Coxwell TTC Station”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Public invited to discuss potential gas plant plans in York South - Weston”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “A long lost piece of Toronto’s public art set to shine again”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “RideCo hopes to fill Kitchener - Waterloo to Toronto transit gap”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “City of Mississauga signs agreement with province on Hurontario LRT”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Construction of new LRT line helps secure new office project at Mississauga and Brampton border”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “A decent day for Toronto transit as Council approves Scarborough subway, Downtown Relief Line”, here.
  • National Post article, “Where are they now? A guide to Toronto’s on-again off-again transit proposals”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Don’t bury $3 billion underground”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Toronto city council votes down proposal to build Scarborough LRT network”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Don’t expand the Yonge subway into York Region”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Whether subway or LRT, Scarborough has to be just the start”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Today’s TTC service offers blahs, sweat and tears”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “City council debates Scarborough subway extension”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Mayor John Tory set to back another look at Sheppard subway extension”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Lower TTC ridership leaves $25 million budget gap”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC board takes up women’s safety”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Council backs Mayor John Tory’s request for 2017 budget cuts”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Just how hot is it on Toronto subway cars?”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC to require Presto cards from age 6”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Making sense of the TTC’s new fare rules”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “York launching PR push for extension of Yonge subway”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Yonge St. corridor can’t handle more development”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “UPX airport train subsidized $52 per ride last year”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Frustrated wheelchair user blocked bus, TTC investigating”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Scarborough subway on track — again”, here.
  • Toronto Sun editorial, “Enough talk. Build the Scarborough subway”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory ready for the Scarborough subway debate to end all Scarborough subway debates”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Scarborough subway gets high-profile boost”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “No winners in Toronto’s transit mess: former mayor Mel Lastman”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Fare’s fair - no more free rides”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “UP Express subsidy under fire”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “The long wait for transit relief”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC rolls out Rockets to cool down Line 2 riders”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Cho pledges Scarborough subway during campaign office opening”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC to examine safety of female ridership”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Teens and Presto causing fare evasion: TTC union chief”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Rapid transit to bring rapid growth to Vaughan”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “City Council looks for spending cuts”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Man sought for alleged sex assault on Yonge subway line”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “GO trains every 15-minutes to Newmarket unlikely in the next 10 years: Metrolinx CEO Bruce McCuaig”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “OUR VIEW: 15-minute GO service needs to happen today, not 10 years down the road”, here.
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