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In the news: Tuesday, February 26, 2013



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “TTC unveils new system map and stop poles”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “TTC newsstand controversy ‘quite political’, Stintz says”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Fatal Via crash could have been avoided, ex-CN supervisor says”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Via Rail derailment still haunts survivors”, here.
  • CHCH News report, “VIA Rail derailment: one year later”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Still no arrests 1 year after TTC collector shot”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “In-cab recorders urged on anniversary of Burlington VIA derailment”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Police renew appeal for tips in shooting of TTC worker”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “TTC rethinking $48M deal with newsstand operator”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Police renew appeal for info in shooting of TTC worker”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Shooter of subway fare collector may have been male or female: police”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “In first meeting with Harper, Wynne pushes for national transit strategy”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Accused TTC workers being maligned, lawyer argues”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Gateway Newsstands threatens legal action if TTC contract revoked”, here.
  • Huffington Post Canada post, “Toronto Transit: Build It — And They Will Come”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Residents give input on Eglinton Avenue West transformation”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Lawsuit threatened by Gateway if TTC backs out of deal”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “And the official word from Presto, 1 week after their error with transit usage reports is…”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Trainpost, “Lumburgh from Office Space has good news for you all”, here.
  • Spacing Toronto post, “New TTC bus stops sighted”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Meeting Preview: February 25, 2013 (Update 2)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Queen Street and New Streetcars: Less Service, Fewer Stops, Wider Gaps?”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “TTC is Testing New Maps and Bus Poles”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC could face legal action if if reneges on newsstand deal”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Premier Kathleen Wynne raises infrastructure funding with Prime Minister Stephen Harper”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Eglnton Crosstown LRT tunneling a step closer”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Presto says problem with tax reports is almost fixed”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Train operators, track signals probed in fatal Burlington derailment”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Gateway threatens lawsuit as TTC moves to ditch newsstand deal”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “Then and Now: Lawrence and Yonge”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe