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June 28, 2018

Ford plans to extend transit into Pickering and Markham

Premier-elect Doug Ford spoke with reporters in Pickering on June 21 to reiterate his plans for extending the subway lines into other cities. Ford told reporters […]
April 15, 2018

Citizens of Toronto, which transit option would you choose?

Have you ever arrived at the airport after a long flight and then realized you still have a 90 minute commute home on TTC? Torontonians agree […]
April 15, 2018

The missing link between Agincourt GO station and the Sheppard Line

Toronto transit issues often revolve around the downtown core and leave the outliers of transit in the dark. The results of focusing on access to the […]
October 17, 2017

Pearson International moving forward with mobility hub

Toronto Pearson International wants you to take public transit to the airport — and they want to make it really easy. Three representatives from the Greater […]
October 13, 2017

Toronto holds SmartTrack public consultations on station design

Three public consultation for SmartTrack were held this week. The city, as well as representatives from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and Metrolinx, was on hand […]
September 14, 2017

Metrolinx thinks to the future in new transportation plan

  Metrolinx is thinking about the future — at least as far as 2041. The board released their Draft 2041 Regional Transportation Plan for the Greater […]
July 7, 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 […]
May 12, 2017

Metrolinx signs contract with Alstrom as backup to Bombardier

Metrolinx announced Friday they have entered into a contract with Alstrom, a French transit agency specializing in integrated systems, to build 17 vehicles for the Finch West […]
March 30, 2017

City council votes in favour of Scarborough subway

After an entire day of debate, Toronto City Council voted Tuesday to approve the alignment and procurement model for the Scarborough subway. The 6.2 kilometre subway […]
July 14, 2016

Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat

At the Toronto Region Vision Summit, Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat discussed the need for an over-arching ‘motherlode’ transit plan and how to transform the way […]
May 25, 2016

Bombardier delays Waterloo LRT and Toronto is worried

Bombardier continues to disappoint Canadians by delaying the Waterloo Ion light rail vehicle (LRT) system and forcing Waterloo to push back their opening date for the […]
April 13, 2016

“Motherlode” transit plan: Waterfront Transit “Reset”

The Waterfront Transit ‘Reset’ plan is open for discussion under the “motherlode” transit plan, beginning with public consultations in February and followed by a report being […]
April 6, 2016

An inside look to the engineering of subways and LRTs

The Transit Alliance has noticed that most people are aware that subways and light rail transit (LRT) are both transit systems, but very few people are […]
March 29, 2016

The ‘Motherlode’ transit plan: Scarborough transit network

The February 2016 Motherlode transit presentation confirmed that a one-stop express subway was the best option for the Scarborough subway extension. City planners are moving forward […]
February 26, 2016

2016 Ontario budget provides support for GTHA transit

Thursday, the 2016 Ontario budget was released with a few special tidbits for transit in the GTHA. The Ontario government is investing $13.5 billion into Regional […]
February 26, 2016

‘Motherlode’ of transit includes focus on relief line

The “motherlode” of transit is finally here. Over the last two weeks, Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat has been making a number of presentations about the […]
January 21, 2016

A winning transit plan for Scarborough

When it comes to transit in Toronto the Scarborough subway line has been the most contentious issue over the past decade. Ridership numbers barely supported the […]

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