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March 16, 2018

Toronto transit receives massive funds infusion totaling nearly $9 billion

By Jessica Ashley Merkley Let’s be honest, it’s clear that the Toronto transit system is due for an overhaul. I, like many out there, am faced […]
September 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 […]
September 1, 2017

Let’s keep the focus on our transit over the next year

Come September, Torontonians will see a different kind of city council. An election is coming in a year’s time, which means that politicians now have to […]
August 21, 2017

Mayor Tory on transit funding

At a special event hosted by the Transit Alliance, special guest Toronto Mayor John Tory humbly spoke about the funding he helped acquire to build much-needed […]
August 2, 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 […]
July 6, 2017

Press Statement: Federal Funding for Relief Line

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE TRANSIT ALLIANCE “The Transit Alliance congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal government for stepping forward to provide $4.8 billion worth […]
July 6, 2017

Mayor announces $4.8 billion in federal transit funding

Toronto Mayor John Tory announced Thursday that federal money is on its way as part of the second phase of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. “I’m […]
June 16, 2017
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Express buses move forward after TTC meeting approval

Riding public transit in Toronto is smooth running for the most part, but if you are trying to get on the Dufferin bus at peak times, […]
June 13, 2017

Transit-first King St. pilot moves forward

Next week, Toronto’s executive committee will vote on the proposed King St. Pilot, the first plan to enact a transit-first mentality to city planning. The King. […]
June 9, 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 […]
May 10, 2017

Tory threatens to stop Yonge extension until relief line funded

Toronto Mayor John Tory has threatened to remove his support of the Yonge North Subway Extension unless the province agrees to provide funding to help construct […]
November 4, 2016

Should Toronto use tolls to maintain transit network?

The City of Toronto has completed the first round of negotiations with the province over funding for the Transit Network. Staff presented their updated financial report to […]
September 22, 2016

TTC keeps promise of 2.6% budget cuts. Now, it’s our turn

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) budget committee expects the city to increase their subsidy to help pay for some of the $172.6 million budget shortfall the […]
June 27, 2016

SmartTrack will have four new stations in East Toronto

Ontario announced last week four new GO stations on the eastern side of Toronto that will also compliment the SmartTrack plan. The stations are a part […]
May 10, 2016

The City of Toronto recieves federal funding for transit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Toronto mayor John Tory at the Greenwood subway station Friday to announce much needed transit funding from the federal government for […]
April 15, 2016

Ontario to invest $10 million into Local Poverty Reduction Fund

With 4.9 million Canadians living in dire financial circumstances, poverty has become a definable problem. Ontario is launching into its second year of the Local Poverty Reduction […]
April 8, 2016

Connecting links to fix $20 million in roads for 2016-17

Ontario roads and bridges will receive much-needed funding for roads and bridges under the new Connecting Links program. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today, along with Ontario […]
February 2, 2016

Ontario raises over $700 million for green transit

Tuesday, the Ontario government announced $750 million in funding (in the form of a green bond) for environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure projects, the majority of which is […]
April 21, 2015

Public Transit Fund announced in Federal Budget 2015

The 2015 Federal budget announcement of a public transit fund is a huge leap forward for Canada and we tip our hat to Prime Minister Harper […]
December 12, 2013

Transit Funding Options Released by Provincial Panel

  The transit funding panel formed by Premier Kathleen Wynne has issued a report today recommending options to tackle increasing congestion and gridlock in the Greater […]

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