In the news: Wednesday, January 23, 2013



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “‘Cut My Commute’ hashtag encourages Canadians to share commuting woes, ideas to cut gridlock”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “No extra charge for riders with strollers, TTC says”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Photo of the Day: Next Stop Queens Quay”, here.
  • Brampton Guardian article, “Big Move roundtable here Feb. 2”, here.
  • Caledon Enterprise article, “Caledon does not have enough focused population for rail: Metrolinx”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC boss Byford tackles stroller debate”, here.
  • City News Toronto report, “3 get jail time in separate TTC assaults”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Woman urges TTC to limit, charge for child strollers”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Toronto’s TTC looking at limiting strollers on buses, streetcars”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TTC will not charge for strollers on buses”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Karen Stintz takes a few pokes at Rob Ford in town-hall panel”, here.
  • Globe and Mail commentary, “Limit strollers on transit? Are you kidding me?”, here.
  • Globe and Mail video, “Strollers on transit. Need or nuisance?”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Ontario’s deficit $3 billion less than estimated, Duncan says”, here.
  • Mississauga.com article, “Use sales tax to fund transit improvements: Mayor McCallion”, here.
  • Mississauga.com article, “MiWay celebrates 50 million riders”, here.
  • Mississauga.com article, “GO keeping station building[s] open later until weather warms”, here.
  • National Post article, “Doug Ford blasts $50M sole-sourced contract to control all TTC newsstands”, here.
  • National Post column, “Strollers on the TTC aren’t the only problem — but they are a problem”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Meeting January 21, 2013 (Updated)”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Strollers on transit: TTC is one of many transit agencies struggling with the issue”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “TTC riders: stop whining about baby strollers”, here.
  • Toronto Star editorial, “‘Echo Boomers’ revitalize Toronto’s downtown core”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Subway closure this weekend”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “No extra fare for strollers on TTC: Transit boss Andy Byford”, here.
  • Yonge Street post, “Metrolinx begins roundtables on $34 billion in transportation spending”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Better transit comes with price”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com editorial, “Don’t sit in traffic, speak up for Your 32”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe