In the news: Tuesday, October 22, 2013



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC’s 29th billionth rider milestone event postponed”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “TTC investigation finds supervisor died partly due to his own mistake”, here.
  • 680 All News Radio report, “‘Myths’ stalling GTA transit expansion”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “What rush hour used to look like on the TTC”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “What do you think of this redesigned TTC logo?”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “This is what Eglinton Avenue could look like in 10 years”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Should the Scarborough RT become and elevated park?”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “What do you think of the new TTC subway icons?”, here.
  • BlogTO post, “Up close and personal with the TTC’s new bendy bus”, here.
  • CityNews Toronto report, “Senior TTC worker fatally struck last year not aware of approaching work car: TTC report”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Scarborough councillor thinks sales tax hike could help pay for Sheppard subway extension”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Cancer train song seeks to engage people around diesel train debate”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Mimico GO Station renos enter stage two”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “TOInTransit: John Tory blasts politicking in transit decisions”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “TOInTransit: North American honours for GO Transit”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto council votes in favour of Scarborough subway”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “TTC formally introduces a new fleet of articulated buses”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Mike Layton looks to GO’s Lakeshore West line as possible commuter option”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Toronto needs to embrace transit integration, says car-sharing advocate”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com column, “BEYOND THE HEADLINES: Subway debate finished? Not a chance!”, here.
  • National Post article, “Last-second leap was all that saved track worker from certain death”, here.
  • National Post article, “Rob Ford leaves town hall transit meeting in Scarborough early to deal with ‘urgent family emergency’”, here.
  • National Post article, “Mayor Rob Ford defends using robocalls to tell Scarborough residents their councillor was anti-subway”, here.
  • National Post commentary, “Sober advice on mass transit, but will anyone listen to it?”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Watch: Mayor Rob Ford fights for Sheppard East subway”, here.
  • Newstalk 1010 report, “Hudak eyes Metrolinx, PanAm bonuses”, here.
  • NOW article, “TTC nixes lower fares for poor, seniors”, here.
  • NOW article, ” The $660 million question”, here.
  • NOW article, “Joker’s wild”, here.
  • NOW article, “Robo Cop-out”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “The Transit Investment Panel (Hard Truths)”, here. -Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Board Meeting October 23, Preview (Updated)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Moving People Downtown: The Gardiner East is Only the Beginning”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Once Upon a Time in Scarborough”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “TTC Services Changes Effective November 24 and December 22, 2013”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, ” Who Will Reunite Toronto?”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, ” Spadina Queens Quay Loop”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Kingston Road Reconstruction (Update 13)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Will Scarborough Get Its Subway? (Updated: Probably)”, here.
  • Steve Munro’s post, “Scarborough Subway (via SRT) Feasibility Study (Update 7)”, here.
  • The Grid post, “Not in service”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Duly Quoted: Transportation Minister Glen Murray”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Are bike lanes, trees and mid-rise development in Eglinton Avenue’s future?”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Subway vs LRT: You Do the Math on Scarborough Subway”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Spotted: New Streetcars by Night”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Photoist: October 7, 2012” (Sunrise at Eglinton Bus Station), here.
  • Torontoist post, “Poll position: Ontarians split on new funding for transit”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Articulating the TTC’s new bendy bus”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “TTC rejects controversial Middle East ad campaign”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “Ford leaves subway meet for ‘serious’ family matter”, here.
  • Toronto Sun article, “TTC acting on report into employee’s death”, here.
  • Town Crier article, “At cross-purposes over Eglinton”, here.
  • Urban Toronto post, “GO receives 2013 outstanding achievement award from American Public Transit Association”, here/
  • Urban Toronto post, “What’s going on beneath Front Street: TTC works at Union Station”, here/
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe