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Toronto Transit Commission meets, November 13

The Toronto Transit Commission meets Monday, November 13 at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.

The commission is the TTC’s board of directors. It oversees matters of policy and planning, building, maintaining and operating the TTC system and expanding its services and facilities.

Commissioners include City of Toronto councillors and members of the public.

During the meeting, the commissioners will discuss, among other items, staff reports recommending the Commission approve:

  • closing parts of the TTC rapid-transit network during 43 weekends in 2018. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • taking action to decrease the gap between subway cars and station platforms, where necessary. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • directing staff to continue to work with City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto on furthering the design for waterfront transit, including exploring various options for transporting passengers between Union Station and Queens Quay. (You can view the report here (.pdf).)
  • adjusting the TTC 2017 operating budget due to delays in installing PRESTO fare-gates in subway stations. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • renewing an agreement with York Region Transit allowing YRT buses to drop off or pick up passengers in Don Mills Station bus terminal. (You can read the report [here]v() (.pdf).)
  • entering an agreement with the York Regional Police Services Board to authorize TTC special constables to enforce TTC bylaws and to maintain safety and order in TTC station in York Region. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • acquiring land as the first steps toward building elevators and making College Station accessible. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • awarding a contract for a project to make Yorkdale Station accessible. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • approving agreements with Metrolinx, York Region Transit, York University and other parties on the maintenance and operation of the upcoming Line 1 subway extension. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)

The commission also will consider:

  • the Chief Executive Officer’s report for November 2017. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • the “post-implementation review” of news services that the TTC introduced in 2015. (You can read the staff report here (.pdf).)
  • the TTC “green” bus technology plan. (You can read the report here (.pdf).)
  • a presentation from the Metrolinx on its draft regional transportation plan. (The presentation isn’t yet available to the public.)

You can view the regular and supplementary agendae for the meeting here.

Toronto Transit Commission meetings are public meetings — anyone may attend.If you wish to speak to the commission about an item on its agenda during this meeting, e-mail the Co-ordinator — Secretariat Services at: before noon, Friday, November 10.

You can learn more about making a deputation — or presentation — to the commission here.

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