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11/29/2017

TTC approves time-based transfers with PRESTO

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has approved a two-hour time-based transfer for PRESTO card users, to start August 2018. As the system is now, TTC riders […]
11/16/2017

John Tory and TTC chair support time-based fares

When I was a student at the University of Ottawa, I didn’t have the means to print train tickets when I wanted to go home. This […]
10/12/2017
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Toronto Mayor John Tory throws support behind Bloor bike lanes

In May 2016, city council approved a pilot program to install bike lanes on Bloor St. The good news? These lanes may finally become a permanent […]
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

Toronto Mayor John Tory unveils new six-step traffic plan

On Monday morning, Toronto Mayor John Tory unveiled six new steps to unlock gridlock and combat traffic plaguing the city. The steps of the new traffic […]
07/31/2017

Will you ride the underground freedom train tonight?

The Toronto Transit Commission will host over 1,000 people for a midnight transit ride commemorating Emancipation Day on Aug. 1. This is the fifth year the […]
07/28/2017

Women’s Post presents Glass Slipper Awards

The staff at Women’s Post like to describe the organization as a social enterprise designed to help promote women and their various initiatives across the Canada. […]
07/06/2017

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 […]
06/02/2017

PRESS STATEMENT: Transit Alliance on Relief Line

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE TRANSIT ALLIANCE “The Transit Alliance supports Toronto Mayor John Tory and Big City Mayors from across Canada in their call for a […]
05/17/2017

Relief line alignment to be voted on by city council

Executive Committee voted to move forward the Relief Line and the Yonge Subway Extension for city council approval. Next week, city council will vote to approve […]
05/11/2017

NDP calls on Kathleen Wynne to fund relief line

BREAKING: NDP transit critic Cheri DiNovo calls on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to commit to funding the relief line. “The Mayor of Toronto and the TTC […]
05/10/2017

Who’s promising what for the relief line?

Toronto Mayor John Tory knows what the city needs and is not afraid to fight for it. Tuesday, in what may be a last desperate attempt […]
05/10/2017

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 […]
12/14/2016

City council votes to support tolls

“You rarely have to ask permission to do the right thing.” This quote comes from an open letter released Tuesday morning, with the signature of five […]
12/12/2016

Ontario government announces $334.5 million for transit

Ontario Minister of Transportation, Steven Del Duca, made an important announcement Monday morning regarding public transportation. The provincial government will be providing $334.5 million in funding […]
12/09/2016

Guide: What’s the deal with Toronto’s revenue tools?

The City of Toronto is facing a budgeting crisis with over $91 million worth of funds to find by City Council. Several revenue tools were presented […]
12/02/2016

Executive Committee gets toll awakening

Toronto’s city councillors got a rude awakening at Thursday’s lengthy Executive Committee meeting. City staff gave a presentation on revenue tolls, saying that it is necessary […]
11/29/2016

Transit Alliance poll shows Toronto crazy for tolls

There has been a lot of criticism following Toronto Mayor John Tory’s new proposal to toll the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway. But, what […]
11/25/2016

Mayor John Tory right on the money with revenue tools

Toronto Mayor John Tory announced Thursday that he would be proposing the use of tolls and a hotel tax to create extra revenue for transit and […]
11/24/2016

Mayor John Tory proposes tolls for DVP and Gardiner

The city of Toronto has finally clued in — if you want change, you need to be willing to make the unpopular decision to pay for […]
11/22/2016

TTC hikes fares by 10 cents, needs investment from city

Last night, the TTC board approved a 10-cent fare increase for tokens, reducing their shortfall for next year’s budget to about $61 million. As Toronto Transit […]

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