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In the news: Monday, November 19, 2012



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC to vote on adding bullet-proof glass to toll collector booths”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC reinstates streetcar driver who chased suspect”, here.
  • Citytv News Toronto report, “Spadina streetcars back on track”, here.
  • Citytv News Toronto report, “VIA trains running again after unsafe building causes delays”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Spadina streetcars running again north of King St.”, here.
  • DurhamRegion.com article, “New website for Durham Region Transit”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Lessons from the Sheppard subway line”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “TTC reinstates driver who left streetcar to chase suspect”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “New $20 bill doesn’t work in some machines”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “This is how we do it: Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion’s advice to Toronto”, here.
  • GTTA Visions post, “TTC unveils Toronto’s new streetcars — Toronto Star”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “New TTC streetcars longer, carry more passengers”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “TTC driver will not face discipline for chasing alleged sex assault suspect”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Councillors consider ways to educate cyclists on the dangers of streetcar tracks”, here.
  • National Post article, “After public outrage, TTC reinstates ‘brave’ streetcar driver suspended for chasing assault suspect”, here.
  • National Post article, “Next stop: Toronto’s Yonge & Eg”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “New polymer $20-bills not accepted by all machines”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Diesel vs. Electric train fight goes to court”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Via trains delayed by building collapse concerns”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “A Debut Party for Car 4400”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Spadina Reconstruction News (updated November 18, 2012)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Queen’s Quay Track Reconstruction (Updated November 15, 2012)”, here.
  • The Grid post, “Front Street at Union Station will be closed to traffic for most of 2013”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Exclusive: Poll shows Torontonians split on extra taxes for downtown relief line”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC reinstates ‘hero’ streetcar driver”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Hundreds of VIA train passengers delayed by unsafe building”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC reinstates streetcar driver who chased sex assault suspect”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “Locomotive venture to serve Toronto’s hinterlands only lasted a couple of years”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe