Toronto

10/12/2017
cycling

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 […]
10/03/2017

Metrolinx Transportation Symposium: tolls, single-payment, and connectivity

Metrolinx hosted a Transportation Symposium Monday with the goal of hearing insight from transit leaders, residents, and influencers from across the region. With their 2041 Regional […]
09/28/2017

Uber says “au revoir” to Quebec’s new regulations

There is a reason #Uber is trending. The popular ride-hailing company has made the news twice this week, with both issues spreading negative light on the […]
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 […]
09/22/2017

Lower Don River Trail launches with art installation series

Living in the north end of Toronto has its perks — one being the immediate access to one end of the East Don River Trail. On […]
09/14/2017

Metrolinx thinks to the future in new transportation plan

  Metrolinx is thinking about the future — at least as far as 2041. The board released their Draft 2041 Regional Transportation Plan for the Greater […]
09/12/2017

Bike storage lockers to be introduced via GO Transit

On Tuesday, Ontario Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Eleanor McMahon announced the integration of bike storage lockers at GO […]
09/08/2017

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 […]
09/01/2017

Let’s keep the focus on our transit over the next year

Come September, Torontonians will see a different kind of city council. An election is coming in a year’s time, which means that politicians now have to […]
08/30/2017

Will you listen to the TTC’s ‘Rush Hour’ or ‘Hush Hour’ playlists?

Commuting in and out of the city can be a bore — unless you have some beats to help you pass the time! The Toronto Transit […]
08/29/2017

Jennifer Keesmaat leaving position as Toronto Chief Planner

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat has announced she will be leaving her position with the city as of Sept. 29th “to pursue other interests.” “It’s been an honour […]
08/24/2017

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 […]
08/02/2017

Bike Share Toronto gets 70 more stations

Bike Share Toronto is getting 70 new bike stations thanks to joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding. The federal government will contribute $1.25 million while the […]
08/01/2017

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 […]
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. […]
07/13/2017

Unlocking gridlock with Don Dinnin, Omer Malik, and Olivia MacAngus

The Transit Alliance held a successful seminar in June about the Infrastructure Bank and the use of public-private partnerships (or alternative finance models) to help fund […]
07/13/2017

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 […]
07/07/2017
King st. Toronto

King St. Pilot Study approved by city council

Thursday evening, Toronto city council approved the one-year King St. Pilot Study, with an amendment to allow an exemption for taxis during the hours of 10 […]
07/06/2017

Jennifer Keesmaat on the Transit Alliance

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat was a guest at the Transit Alliance seminar on alternative financing and public-private partnerships. She took a moment during the networking […]
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