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May 29, 2018

GTHA Transit Wants & Woes

A transit strike is looming that may impact the GTHA. Metrolinx shared that the strike involves CP labour unions and may commence as early as Monday. […]
May 15, 2018

Green Party set on tolls

The provincial election has kicked off and party leaders are doing their best to sway voters with promises and by calling out opponents.  There is no […]
May 11, 2018

Ontario election: the gloves are off!

The gloves are off in Ontario politics. Kathleen Wynne and NDP leader Andrea Horwath seemed to be a joint force while individually taking aim at Conservative […]
May 7, 2018

Sidewalk Labs to improve Toronto living

Toronto is a great city and I am happy to have called it my home for over a decade. But there are flaws that have me […]
April 20, 2018

TTC walks from union negotiations

TTC is a part of my every day journey  and it would definitely mess up  my mornings if workers were to strike. Fortunately for transit-users of […]
February 2, 2018

Review: Members’ Dinner with Steve Orsini

Transit Alliance held a frank and illuminating dinner with Steve Orsini, the Head of the Ontario Public Service, last week. Dinner participants enjoyed a frank and […]
August 24, 2017

Metrolinx announces Phil Verster as new CEO

Thursday afternoon Metrolinx announced that Phil Verster, an experienced rail operator hailing from the United Kingdom, would replace Bruce McCuaig as CEO. “Mr. Verster has graduate […]
August 1, 2017

John Tory finds job of Mayor ‘fulfilling’

At a Transit Alliance mixer, Toronto Mayor John Tory, the guest of honour, took part in a short Q&A in which he outlined his successes over […]
July 13, 2017

Will replacing the OMB cause more problems?

The Ontario government is looking to replace the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) with something called the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. The OMB is an independent adjudicative […]
March 17, 2017

Mike Schreiner and Brian Crombie on Green Cities

The Transit Alliance hosted the first annual Green Cities conference in January. Mike Schreiner, leader of the Ontario Green Party, was a vocal member of the […]
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 […]

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