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March 19, 2018

Gyroscopic transportation could be a reality in the near future

Congestion on urban roadways and highways seems to be an ongoing issue in urban centres and large metropolises regardless of newly built infrastructure, roadway expansions, traffic […]
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 […]
January 25, 2018

TTC looking to innovate, grow ridership past 2014 levels

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) board will meet on Thursday to discuss ridership — how to move customers more reliably, make public transit seamless, and innovate […]
November 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 […]
June 19, 2017
King st. Toronto

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 […]
June 8, 2017

TTC is hopping on cycling trend in Toronto

As the summer weather finally appears, more and more people in Toronto are taking out their bikes and cycling to work. That’s why it is so […]
April 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; […]
March 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 […]
January 2, 2017

Happy New Year from the Transit Alliance

Happy New Year! With the beginning of 2017, the Transit Alliance can’t help but think back to the incredibly successful year we had in 2016. Tolls […]
December 30, 2016

Changes for the TTC in the New Year

Before I outline some of the changes that will be occurring in January 2017, let me first thank the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for their amazing continued […]
May 10, 2016

How should we pay for Jennifer Keesmaat’s ‘motherlode’ transit plan?

Toronto Chief City Planner Jennifer Keesmaat is once again out in the press talking about her big motherlode transit plan. Tuesday, she stood in front of an […]
April 26, 2016

Go Transit and ride-sharing connect for success

Last month, the Transit Alliance wrote about a study released by the American Public Transportation Association that said public transportation agencies should embrace ride-sharing. The idea […]

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