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12/11/2017

Member’s Dinner with Peter Wallace

The Transit Alliance held an intimate dinner with Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace on Nov. 30. During the dinner, Wallace provided some candid answers to questions […]
10/23/2017

Toronto to get a high-tech waterfront neighbourhood

Toronto has grown so much over the last 10 years. All it takes is a quick scan of the city skyline to see the massive influx […]
10/03/2017

Metrolinx Transportation Symposium: tolls, single-payment, and connectivity

Metrolinx hosted a Transportation Symposium Monday with the goal of hearing insight from transit leaders, residents, and influencers from across the region. With their 2041 Regional […]
09/27/2017

Rail Deck Park to add attractive green space to the downtown core

It’s was almost a year ago the City of Toronto announced their intention to create the Rail Deck Park. Movement is now underway in addressing the proper […]
09/22/2017

Lower Don River Trail launches with art installation series

Living in the north end of Toronto has its perks — one being the immediate access to one end of the East Don River Trail. On […]
09/08/2017

York Spadina Subway Extension set to be complete in December

In just a few months, students at York University will finally be able to use the subway extension they have been dreaming about. The Toronto Transit […]
08/30/2017

Will you listen to the TTC’s ‘Rush Hour’ or ‘Hush Hour’ playlists?

Commuting in and out of the city can be a bore — unless you have some beats to help you pass the time! The Toronto Transit […]
08/02/2017

Bike Share Toronto gets 70 more stations

Bike Share Toronto is getting 70 new bike stations thanks to joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding. The federal government will contribute $1.25 million while the […]
07/26/2017

Transit Alliance mixer with guest John Tory a success

The Transit Alliance held a mixer with over 100 of its members on Tuesday night — with a very special guest! Toronto Mayor John Tory stopped […]
07/13/2017

Unlocking gridlock with Don Dinnin, Omer Malik, and Olivia MacAngus

The Transit Alliance held a successful seminar in June about the Infrastructure Bank and the use of public-private partnerships (or alternative finance models) to help fund […]
07/07/2017

Is Ontario investing too much in foreign builders?

Everyone is talking about the foreign buyers tax in Ontario — but no one is talking about the increase in foreign builders. What do I mean […]
07/06/2017

Jennifer Keesmaat on the Transit Alliance

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat was a guest at the Transit Alliance seminar on alternative financing and public-private partnerships. She took a moment during the networking […]
06/19/2017
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Transit Alliance Press Statement on King St. Pilot

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE TRANSIT ALLIANCE “The Transit Alliance supports Toronto’s Executive Committee’s plan to push forward the King St. Pilot Study, which would see the […]
06/09/2017

What’s happening with the Rail Deck Park?

Originally posted on Women’s Post. Toronto’s Mayor John Tory is in Chicago talking to other city leaders, builders, and experts. On the agenda: advice for the Rail […]
05/25/2017

Visit the TTC during Doors Open

Are you interested in transit? Have you been following the discussion on Toronto’s motherlode transit plan with great interest? Well, now you have the opportunity to […]
05/04/2017

What is the province pitching in for infrastructure?

Thursday, the Ontario Liberal government put forward the first balanced budget in the last decade. “This budget is fiscally responsible,” Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa […]
04/25/2017

Shared-economy and transit planning

During Transit Alliance’s Green Cities conference, the transit panel — consisting of Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Commissioner; Bruce McCuaig, CEO of Metrolinx; Mary-Margaret McMahon, Toronto city councillor; […]
04/21/2017

What part do autonomous vehicles play in transit?

During Transit Alliance’s Green Cities conference, the transit panel — consisting of Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Commissioner; Bruce McCuaig, CEO of Metrolinx; Mary-Margaret McMahon, Toronto city councillor; […]
04/17/2017

TTC gets social with Instagram

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is now on Instagram! They launched the social media account on Easter Monday, posting their first video as an introduction. The video shows a […]
03/28/2017

Bruce McCuaig leaves Metrolinx

Metrolinx will lose a great leader this April as it begins a search for a new President and CEO. Bruce McCuaig has been with Metrolinx for […]
03/24/2017

What did the attendees think of Green Cities?

There was over 300 people who attended the Transit Alliance’s Green Cities breakfast earlier this year. Some of the attendees participated in the live discussion, or […]
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