Toronto

01/30/2018

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 […]
01/25/2018

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 […]
01/17/2018

December data shows King St. pilot working

Ridership has increased on the King St. streetcar during the morning commute by 25 per cent, according to city data. Last week, the City of Toronto […]
01/10/2018

‘Everyone is King’ aims to appease Toronto business

Businesses along King Street in Toronto are not happy. They have reported a decrease in sales since the pilot study began back in November, and have […]
01/09/2018

Ontario initiates co-fare discount for TTC and GO riders

Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission have partnered to offer riders a discount of up to $1.50 when they transfer between lines using their PRESTO card. […]
12/18/2017

Toronto deputy manager John Livey retires

Toronto deputy manager John Livey will be retiring from public service on April 4, 2018. Livey was responsible for corporate oversight and administrative governance. He has […]
12/13/2017

King St. data shows success after first month

The first month of the King Street Pilot program was a success — the transit corridor has seen improved service during rush hours and drivers were […]
12/11/2017

Member’s Dinner with Peter Wallace

The Transit Alliance held an intimate dinner with Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace on Nov. 30. During the dinner, Wallace provided some candid answers to questions […]
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 […]
11/22/2017

SmartTrack and Rail Deck Park to be discussed Tuesday

Toronto’s Executive Committee will discuss and debate the concepts for the SmartTrack stations next week. SmartTrack will use existing rail to shuttle residents from the further […]
11/21/2017

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 […]
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 […]
11/14/2017

Give King St. pilot time to work before bashing it

At Monday’s Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) board meeting, many city councillors were trying to press staff for information about the King St. Pilot Study. As of […]
11/09/2017

King St. pilot to begin Nov. 12

As of Friday, Nov. 10, street parking will no longer be allowed between Jarvis and Bathurst along King Street. This is part of the King St […]
11/07/2017

City council votes to go ahead with fare integration

Tuesday, Toronto City Council voted to approve Metrolinx’s plan to offer a discount to commuters riding a combination of the UPexpress, GO Transit, and the Toronto […]
10/26/2017
King st. Toronto

King Street Pilot Study to begin in November

In a few weeks, King St. in downtown Toronto will become a transit-first corridor, catering to the roughly 65,000 people who commute using public transportation every […]
10/25/2017

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. […]
10/23/2017

Ontario pushes ahead with high-speed rail

Ontario is pushing forward with high speed rail on the Toronto-Windsor corridor, a development that would cut commuting time in half. The trains will be able […]
10/23/2017

Toronto to get a high-tech waterfront neighbourhood

Toronto has grown so much over the last 10 years. All it takes is a quick scan of the city skyline to see the massive influx […]
10/17/2017

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 […]
10/13/2017

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 […]
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