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Toronto Transit Commission

August 17, 2018

Rogen’s Rocket: Sound Advice From a Comedy Star

I am on the platform waiting for the train home and after the ritual ding-dong sound that comes before an announcement, I hear “Hello TTC customers! […]
August 16, 2018

Did Ambition Hurt SmartTrack

A group of colleagues and I set up the Transit Alliance back in 2011 to educate the public on the need for dedicated transit funding and […]
August 1, 2018

TTC introduces 2-hour transfer

The TTC will be introducing a new two-hour transfer policy starting next month on August 26; the move will also allow Presto card users to take […]
January 30, 2018

Mayor announces implementation of hop-on-hop-off transfers

Toronto Mayor John Tory officially announced the implementation of the “hop-on-hop-off” transfer as part of the 2018 budget. This transfer is essentially a time-based fare, which […]
November 21, 2017

Andy Byford resigns to take position with New York City Transit

The Transit Alliance would like to congratulate Andy Byford on his new position with the New York City Transit. New York is lucky to have acquired […]
October 25, 2017

Visit new TTC stations this weekend for private tours

On Saturday, residents in Toronto and York Region will be able to tour three of the new stations on the Line 1 extension. From 1-5 p.m. […]
September 8, 2017

York Spadina Subway Extension set to be complete in December

In just a few months, students at York University will finally be able to use the subway extension they have been dreaming about. The Toronto Transit […]
July 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 […]
July 18, 2017
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TTC commissions art for 7 subway stations

Seven stations are getting a much-needed makeover thanks to a project approved by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) board last week. The project is a part […]
June 26, 2017

TTC named best transit agency in North America for 2017

For the first time since 1986, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has been given the honour of being named Outstanding Public Transportation System for 2017. This […]
June 14, 2017

TTC planning for more express bus routes

Tired of waiting for your bus to arrive during rush hour? The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)  is recommending the addition of more express bus routes to […]
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 […]
May 30, 2017

Monthly PRESTO cards now available

Are you holding off purchasing a PRESTO card because a monthly pass just makes more sense? Well, TTC has announced that monthly PRESTO cards are now available […]
April 17, 2017

TTC gets social with Instagram

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is now on Instagram! They launched the social media account on Easter Monday, posting their first video as an introduction. The video shows a […]
April 13, 2017

Private dinner with TTC’s Andy Byford

Wednesday, the Transit Alliance hosted our monthly private members dinner, this time with the CEO of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Andy Byford. The discussion ranged […]
March 13, 2017

TTC offers March Break discount

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) wants you to use their service this March Break! Usually, a TTC group pass — which encompasses up to two adults […]
January 27, 2017

Keesmaat announces King St. Pilot Project at Green Cities

At the Transit Alliance’s Green Cities conference, Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat made an important announcement: the City of Toronto has officially launched the King Street […]
January 20, 2017

TTC focuses on customer service — and we are noticing

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has been working tirelessly to create and grow the transit system in Toronto, no easy feat when considering delays, traffic, and […]
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 […]
November 29, 2016

Want a TTC-themed mug? Now, you can buy one!

Great news transit lovers! The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) came out with its very own shop Tuesday! The products are TTC-themed, using maps and station names […]

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