In the news: Friday, January 29, 2016



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

Greater Toronto Area
  • Caledon Enterprise article, “Council gets tax rate down to 2.08%”, here.
  • Canadian Press article (from the Toronto Sun website), “Man arrested after woman threatened on GO train”, here.
  • CP24 report, “Executive committee debating revised plan for Scarborough subway”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Suspect sought after teen sexually assaulted at Davisville subway station”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Suspects sought in sexual assaults at Wellesley, Davisville subway stations”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Attempted robbery suspect pulled GO train brake before fleeing: police”, here.
  • CTV News Toronto report, “Police arrest suspect in attempted GO train robbery”, here.
  • Global News Toronto report, “Police searching for male suspect after woman allegedly sexually assaulted on subway”, here.
  • Globe and Mail article, “Union Station shed renovation stalled by low arches and an electrified future”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “City of Burlington asked to consider free Monday bus travel for seniors”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Burlington proposal for free seniors transit on Mondays loses in close vote”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “No injuries after Oakville bus catches fire”, here.
  • InsideHalton.com article, “Milton’s rural residents united against uniform tax rate”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “TTC prepares to improve new express bus service to post-secondary institutions”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Options for Davenport starts its own environmental assessment for rail crossing replacement”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Second Harvest hosts Hero Day in Toronto’s Path system and TTC stations”, here.
  • InsideToronto.com article, “Two new TTC express routes service Etobicoke”, here.
  • Ride This Crazy Train post, “And just think, come February 1, we’ll all pay more for this level of luxury”, here.
  • Torontoist post, “Two Cheers for the One-Stop Subway Extension”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “Let’s ask some pointed questions about the transit rehab”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “TTC problems run deeper than chronic underfunding”, here.
  • Toronto Star article, “Scarborough transit plan takes a step forward”, here.
  • Toronto Star column, “John Tory disappointing left and right - just like voters wanted”, here.
  • Toronto Sun column, “A look at some wacky Liberal stretch goals”, here.
  • Yonge Street post, “Relief Line Alliance says facts, not rhetoric, should steer transit debate”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “What’s on tap for relief traffic in Vaughan?”, here.
  • YorkRegion.com article, “Greenbelt popular, but resulting intensification may not be”, here.
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
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