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In the news: Tuesday, June 11, 2013



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Canadian Press article (from the CityNews Toronto website), “TSB calls for fundamental changes after deadly 2012 Via rail crash”, here.
  • CBC News Toronto report, “Via derailment report says crew misperceived signal”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Metrolinx to hold public meetings Wednesday on transit accessibility”, here.
  • CodeRedTO.com post, “CodeRedTO and Spacing present Jarrett Walker, author of Human Transit”, here.
  • CodeRedTO.com post, “Open letter to elected officials across the GTHA”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “TSB wants fail safe after VIA crash”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Investigation into train crash yields rails safety recommendations”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Milton Transit encouraging residents to get on board”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Council rejects Metrolinx’s proposed revenue plan”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “City expands free parking for veterans”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Mixed reactions over Metrolinx Big Move plan”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Free, reduced fares likely continuing to spring 2014”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Let’s get moving on the Big Move”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com editorial, “To get on board — or not”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “T.O. IN TRANSIT: Public meeting on Gardiner Thursday”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com editorial, “Funding should be part of Gardiner Expressway forum”, here. “
  • NOW article, “Council to decide whether ad revenue trumps safety”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Via derailment: Transportation Safety Board recomments automatic stop mechanism”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Nightmare commute: Mississauga woman arrested for mischief at Union Station”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Transit funding: Metrolinx plan’s health and environmental benefits outweigh costs, advocates say”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC fires ‘director of loss prevention’”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “TTC might be the healthier way to commute”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe