Search Transit Toronto

Powered by GOOGLE.

In the news: Monday, December 12, 2016

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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Beach Metro News article, “What if we actually took a smart tack on SmartTrack?”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Random drug testing of TTC employees to start March 1”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Metrolinx doesn’t know why its $15k Presto machines aren’t working”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Giorgio Mammoliti unfurls banner over Gardiner to protest proposed road tolls”, here.
  • Globe and Mail column, “Toronto’s highway toll proposal is a war on the car - and it’s about time”, here.
  • Globe and Mail commentary, “The upside to road tolls, if done correctly”, here.
  • Marshall’s Musings post, “Mapping Toronto’s streetcar network: The horsecar era - 1861 to 1891”, here.
  • Marshall’s Musings post, “Unanswered questions about Toronto’s next subway extension”, here.
  • Marshall’s Musings post, “GO Transit’s Grimsby problem”, here.
  • Metro Toronto column, “Four reasons why Patrick Brown needs to steer clear of Toronto’s plan for road tolls”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “John Tory defends road toll plan: If you have a better idea, let’s hear it”, here.
  • National Post article, “To catch a texter: How Toronto-area police officers are using public transit to catch distracted drivers”, here.
  • Oshawa Express article, “Report: Metrolinx, get to work”, here.
  • post, “John Tory’s plan for road tolls is as progressive as he is”, here.
  • Railway Age post, “CBTC: Are you a visionary or a skeptic?”, here
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Service Changes Effective Sunday, January 8, 2017”, here.
  • Streetsblog USA post, “Toronto’s Simple Measure to Cut Traffic and Improve Transit: Toll Highways”, here.
  • Talk Radio AM640 report, “Mammoliti continues fight against proposed road tolls”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “What the 2017 Budget Says About the Yawning Gaps in Toronto Transit Funding”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Toronto City Council Preview: December 2016”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Why Toronto Should Repeal Vacant Stores Tax Break”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC to complete Presto switch by 2018”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC, Metrolinx confronting taboo of talking about suicide”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Drug, booze tests coming for TTC staff in 2017”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “New transportation boss says car is no longer king”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Kathleen Wynne will co-operate with John Tory’s toll plan”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Electrical fire caused by melting snow sparks morning subway chaos”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Family seeks funds for uncle’s funeral in Ethiopia after apparent GO train suicide”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “Mayor John Tory should think bigger on city budget”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Patrick Brown’s road map to profit from tolls”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “December 12, 1944: Massive storm shuts down Toronto”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Gridlock, road tolls inevitable result of Bill Davis’ decision to stop the Spadina Expressway”, here.
  • ValueWalk post, “Canadian National Railway: The Great Railroad Construction Robbery”, here.
  • article, “Stretch of Hwy. 404 in York Region to be widened, HOV lanes added”, here.
  • editorial, “Road tolls not a bad idea if used to fund transit”, here.
  • article, “Toll on DVP would have profound impact on York Region residents”, here.
  • editorial, “Tax dollars deserve a little respect”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
Support us on Patreon Button

Welcome to Transit Toronto! This is an information site dedicated to public transportation in Toronto, maintained by transit enthusiasts for transit enthuasiasts. This is NOT the official website of the Toronto Transit Commission, Metrolinx or any other transit provider or government agency. To access the official websites of these agencies, consult this page here.