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October 9, 2018

Bridge Building with Utilities

By Alicia Di Marco, Marketing Coordinator, DPM Energy Inc. Large infrastructure projects have many moving parts, pieces, personalities and players that make up the final change to […]
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 […]
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 24, 2018

Sidewalk Labs Launches Toronto Transit Explorer App

Sidewalk Labs continues to impress Torontonians. The company won a bid to develop Toronto’s waterfront from the eastern section of Queen’s Quay, over to Parliament, into […]
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 4, 2018

Toronto transit on track, SmartTrack/RER MOU signed

Toronto Transit is finally set for expansion after years of city and provincial officials mulling over the best course of action. For transit users like myself, […]
April 27, 2018

Revised SmartTrack Plan a GO

Plans don’t always pan out as expected, and although less sometimes means more, disputes can arise. This is the case with Mayor John Tory’s  initial SmartTrack […]
April 23, 2018

GTA Electric buses set for 2019 launch

Everyday I see the signs of global warming and climate change. The extended cold weather this season, and the record breaking hurricanes last fall  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 […]
April 15, 2018

Here’s what’s happening with the relief line

The Yonge subway, commonly known as the yellow line, is running red, exceeding its capacity daily at its peak hour by 3000 TTC riders. Metrolinx, the […]
April 12, 2018

Members Dinner April 10 with Stephen Rhodes, Deputy Minister of Transportation

April 11, 2018

GTAA and Metrolinx announce commitment to work together

Today the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx announced a commitment to work together to study connections to our planned Regional Transit and Passenger Centre at […]
March 27, 2018

Ontario Government Announces Plans To Expand GO Transit

Kathryn McGarry, Ontario’s transportation minister, has said that the provincial government has now set plans to expand GO Transit in Greater Toronto and the Hamilton region. […]
March 23, 2018

Metrolinx 2041 Rapid Transit Plan Approved: future looking bright for connectivity across GTA and beyond

Metrolinx, an agency created to improve modes of transportation in the GTA as well as the Hamilton Area, has now revealed their ambitious and detailed plan […]
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 […]
February 13, 2018

Toronto approves 2018 budget, with extra funding for transit

City Council approved the Toronto 2018 budget Monday, with a special interest in transit. Included in the $11-billion operating budget budget is over $50 million for […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 25, 2018

#EtiquetteFail: Go Transit launches book

GO Transit has released a book called “The Unwritten Rules of Public Transit Etiquette Written Down” in a cheeky campaign to raise awareness of the #etiquettefails […]
January 17, 2018

Kathryn McGarry new Ontario minister of transportation

In a cabinet shuffle Wednesday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has appointed MPP Kathryn McGarry as the new Minister of Transportation. Steven Del Duca is replacing Brad […]

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