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In the news: Sunday, May 28, 2017



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “Council votes overwhelmingly in favour of two major transit projects”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Toronto one step closer to huge subway expansion”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Mayor Jeffrey says city’s exclusion from high-speed rail line won’t derail her vision for Brampton”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Brampton councillors not on board with Ontario’s high-speed rail plans”, here.
  • Bulletin article, “Cathedral Court Co-op to endure Metrolinx expansion”, here.
  • Buzz Buzz News post, “Developer proposes a scaled-back Toronto rail deck park - with towers added”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the Toronto Star website), “Metrolinx appealing court ruling on $770 million Bombardier contract”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the DurhamRegion.com website), “Via changes policy on mobility aids”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Downtown relief line, Yonge subway extension studies get green light”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “A train to yesterday: GO Transit celebrates 50 years of service”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC set to move Metropass over to beleaguered Presto system”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Subway to be cooler this summer, with only the ‘odd hot car’, TTC promises”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “‘If there is a risk, I want to know about it’: TTC, unions agree to study air pollution”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “‘Out of an abundance of caution’, Metrolinx transit officers will not wear uniforms at Pride parade”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Council votes to move forward with planning both Yonge subway extension, downtown relief line subway”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Monthly TTC passes can now be loaded onto Presto cards”, here.
  • CP24 report, “TTC agrees to have third-party study conducted on subway air quality”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Stay cool, Toronto subway riders: Air conditioning is coming”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Girl, 15, sexually assaulted on TTC bus in Scarborough”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Developmentally delayed man, 31, attacked at Pape station”, here.
  • Daily Commercial News article, “PHOTO: Subway Station Takes Shape”, here.
  • Financial Post column, “All aboard Ontario’s high-speed rail trip to the next fiscal train wreck”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Toronto council approves study to advance planning, design needed for Downtown Relief Line”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “GO Transit celebrates 50 years of service in GTA, surrounding regions”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC to expedite air-quality study on Toronto’s subway system”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Metrolinx transit officers will not wear uniforms in Toronto Pride Parade”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Metrolinx appealing court loss over Bombardier contract”, here.
  • Globe and Mail column, “Toronto’s downtown relief line: thefable now needs its own reality show”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto council approves plan to link Yonge subway to downtown relief line”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “TO Transportation Review: TTC skeptical about air-quality concerns”, here.
  • Mobile Syrup post, “TTC Wi-Fi service now available at Sheppard - Yonge Station”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “The political promise and perils of high-speed rail: It’s as expensive to ride as it is to build”, here.
  • Orangeville Citizen commentary, “How far should GO go?”, here.
  • Oshawa Express article, “Mayor, chair slam growth plan”, here.
  • Post City Toronto commentary, “The case for turning the bus bays at Yonge and Eglinton into a green space”, here.
  • Railway Age post, “Toronto - Windsor planned as Canada’s first high-speed rail line”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “An engineering feat so amazing every single person subscribed to GO Transit’s communication service got an email or tweet about it”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “No relief in sight when it comes to subways and politics”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Honesty in Subway Planning”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “The Downtown Relief Line Still Being Debated After More Than a Century”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “The Arrogance of Scarborough Planning Leaves Thousands Behind”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Council pushes ahead with relief line, but project still unfunded”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “City shouldn’t close King for TIFF”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Union Pearson Express ridership up, but still heavily subsidized”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Why high-speed rail will work in Southern Ontario”, here.
  • Toronto Star commentary, “Slow down on high-speed rail plan”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC monthly passes now available on Presto cards”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Vintage streetcars are back every Sunday this summer”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC agrees to arrange third-party study of subway air quality”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC, GO security workers to forego uniforms and attend Pride parade”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Toronto pushes ahead with downtown relief line”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “$68 million of TTC assets sat idle: Auditor general”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “At 50, GO Transit has big plans ahead”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC plays it cool with $7.5-million investment into air conditioning upgrades”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC workers told no face masks: Union”, here.
  • Travel Week post, “New Windsor - Toronto high-speed rail could become a reality”, here.
  • TVO commentary, “Liberal high-speed rail proposal is long on dreams, short on facts”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Toronto City Council’s Scatterbrained Transit Debates Continue”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Celebrating 50 Years of GO Transit”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “GO Transit: What’s Next After 50 Years?”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Audacious Proposal Envisions Towers Beside Rail Deck Park”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Provincial growth plans won’t stop skyrocketing housing prices: developers”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “York Region politicians gain John Tory co-operation”, here.
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