In the news: Thursday, March 21, 2013



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • BlogTO post, “Do park-and-ride schemes lead to more congestion?”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “TTC chair Kren Stintz on major delays during Monday’s rush hour”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “[Burlington] Transit fare increase takes effect May 1”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “[Burlington] Transit fare increase unfair: citizens’ group, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “8.4% [Burlington] transit fare increase going to council Monday, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Changes coming for Oakville Transit routes”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Stuff that bus, Milton”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Forum for ideas on sustainable transportation in Oakville”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “FEDERAL BUDGET: TTC’s Stintz wants federal infrastructure funds for downtown relief line”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “THE CITY: Board of Trade’s transit funding proposals a good start”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com editorial, “Political will needed to make recommendations reality”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto Region Board of Trade offers suggestions for funding The Big Move”, here.
  • Metro Toronto’s Ford for Toronto post, “GTA transit revenue deniers don’t deserve any more of our time”, here.
  • National Post article, “Toronto Board of Trade endorses sales, fuel tax and parking levy in quest to pay for transit”, here.
  • NOW article, “Transit tax fix”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Saying Sorry is Only the Beginning”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Analysis of 29 Dufferin for March 2012 - Part II: Running Times (Updated)”, here.
  • The Grid post, “We the Tweeple: Rocket to Nowhere”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Poll position: paying for transit”, here.
  • Torontoistpost “TTC bosses face their public”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Board of Trade transit funding report revisits familar territory”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Transit funding: Is Toronto ready for its L.A. moment?”, here
  • Toronto Star article,”The Toronto Region Board of Trade is right to suggest a transit sales tax, tolls and fuel tax”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “”Construction oversight strengthened? I’ll believe it when I see it”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Stintz calls out NDP for not supporting transit revenue tools”, here.
  • Toronto Sun editorial, “The Big Move? Defeat the Liberals”, here/
  • Yonge Street post, “Ukulele gangsters will shake up unhappy commuters”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe