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In the news: Sunday, July 24, 2016

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “What happened to plans for Toronto’s waterfront LRT?”, here.
  • BlogTOpost, “Bombardier might delay the opening of Toronto’s new LRT”, here.
  • BlogTOpost, “Map charts Toronto housing prices by TTC subway stop”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Brampton man accused of assaulting GO bus driver escapes through emergency window”, here.
  • Caledon Enterprise article, “Region endorses South Bolton Solmar lands for development”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the Hamilton Spectator website), “‘Just fix the issue, please’: Delays, crowding on GO train spark complaints”, here.
  • Canadian Press article, “Video shows man walking on TTC tracks playing Pokemon GO” (from the CP24 website), here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Metrolinx ‘concerned’ about Bombardier delays for Eglinton Crosstown vehicles”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Strangers on a train: GO riders unite to help Syrian family get to their destination”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “‘Full investigation’ coming after wave of GO train delays, Metrolinx promises”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Forget subways: Scarborough’s buses could be the future of rapid transit, U of T professor says”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Sketching the line with TTC employee and artist Marek Badzynski”, here.
  • City Lab post, “Toronto’s Questionable Plan to Add a Single Subway Stop”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Woman sexually assaulted while waiting for GO bus in Ajax: Durham police”, here.
  • article, “Durham cops seek suspect after woman inappropriately touched while waiting for bus in Ajax”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Metrolinx serves Bombardier Inc. With notice of default over delayed delivery of light rail vehicles”, here.
  • column, “THE CITY: Toronto city councillors leave behind subways and spending for a short summer reprieve”, here.
  • article, “Mount Dennis residents call for renewable energy to provide backup electricity for Eglinton Crosstown LRT”, here.
  • article, “Etobicoke Councillor Mark Grimes says he wants to meet with developer First Capital Realty to negotiate transit hub on former Mr. Christie’s plant”, here.
  • article, “Comedian who shot video walking TTC tracks while playing Pokemon Go says he’ll accept potential consequences”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “How much a home will cost you at each TTC subway stop: Map”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Mississauga commits $3.5 million to fix problems at Erin Mills Transitway Station”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Metrolinx’s ‘Big Move’ could see a $30 billion shortfall plus heavy operating costs, says report, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Man suffers life-threatening injuries after car and MiWay bus collide in north Mississauga”, here.
  • NOW article, “Women’s safety is finally on the TTC’s agenda”, here.
  • NOW article, “Little red hat at your service: Toronto’s TTC Ambassadors”, here.
  • Railway Tracks and Structures post, “Additional GO Transit stations proposed for east Toronto”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “512: St. Clair: Construction Effects on Travel Time”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “What the critics get wrong about the TTC: Josh Colle”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Brazen video shows Pokémon GO player on TTC subway tracks”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Etobicoke councillor defends controversial rezoning next to Willowbrook rail yard”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Tory popularity takes a 7-point dip: poll”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “Sun blew it on the Scarborough subway”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Inside the TTC’s fight to keep riders cool on Line 2”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Pokemon GO spoof warning video irks TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Passenger charged after GO bus driver slapped”, here.
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