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In the news - Monday, August 22, 2016

Greater Toronto area print media report on public transit issues.

  • 24Hours Toronto article, “TTC budget still a work in progress: CEO”, here.
  • 24Hours Toronto article, “Mayor John Tory warns TTC to trim budget or else”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Brampton Transit launching new back-to-school routes starting Sept 6”, here.
  • article, “Durham Region Transit opens bus-only lanes in Pickering”, here.
  • Financial Post article, “Bombardier Inc clinches $428 million rail order from Ontario’s Metrolinx despite ongoing delays”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx promises ‘fully functional’ Burlington GO Station by fall”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx could add 900 parking spaces at Aldershot GO Station, [councillor] says”, here.
  • article, “Milton Transit revises schedule to accommodate enhanced GO train service”, here.
  • article, “Toronto councillors seek improvements to TTC’s ‘Sufferin’ bus’”, here.
  • column, “MILLENIAL MIND: Toronto’s marginalized residents an afterthought in TTC’s Presto plan”, here.
  • column, “TOinTRANSIT: allegations of sexual harassment in TTC subway car made on social media”, here.
  • article, “Metrolinx orders 125 additional train cars from Bombardier while TTC fumes over slow streetcar delivery”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Three numbers sweaty TTC riders should remember”, here.
  • Metro Toronto article, “Toronto needs ‘transformative’ new transportation chief: advocates”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Construction of new LRT line helps secure new project at Mississauga and Brampton border”, here.
  • Mississauga News article, “Collisions and fatalities on LRT lines prompt warning to Mississauga staff and council”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Embrace new transit technology or else, U of T study says”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC chief won’t endorse ‘unpalatable’ budget cuts”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Bombardier gets $428 million order for GO Transit rail cars”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Metrolinx should prepare to sue if Bombardier falls short”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Eglinton Crosstown tunneling comes to a boring end”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Once upon a city: The division over Union Station”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Toronto eyes air over downtown rail corridor for bold new public park”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC union warns about staff cut in wake of Strathroy terrorism case”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “How Toronto transit agencies respond to terror threats”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC faces perfect storm with costs rising, ridership slumping”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “City forced to refund portion of Scarborough subway development charges”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “NDP’s Andrea Horwath gets close-up at Scarborough transportation woes”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Inter-city ride-sharing company targets GTA”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Pokemon Go prankster faces $425 fine for TTC track stunt”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Charges stayed after lengthy delays in TTC fraud case”, here.
  • Toronto Sun commentary, “Who’s in charge at City Hall?”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Why do delays plague transit projects?”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Why does it take so long to build in Toronto?”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC response to social media abuse rapped”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Critic calls for independent probe of troubled Metrolinx”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Metrolinx arrogant and out of touch”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Metrolinx chairman called government review ‘unwelcome’”, here.
  • Toronto Sun editorial, “Metrolinx stumbles from crisis to crisis”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Woman says she was bit by a bedbug on the TTC”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Man accused of tossing coffee on TTC driver appears in court”, here.