Transit

04/11/2019

Doug Ford Commits $11.2B For 4 Major Toronto-Area Transit Projects

Premier Doug Ford’s government on Wednesday unveiled its nearly $30-billion Toronto-area transit expansion plan — including a new 15-kilometre “Ontario Line” stretching from Ontario Place to […]
04/01/2019

Transit Alliance Panel Dinner

Great Transit Alliance Panel discussion with Bruce McCuaig, Aecom and former CEO Metrolinx, Jennifer Keesmaat, former Chief Planner Toronto, and Colin Earp, KPMG Transit head, over […]
03/19/2019

Transit Alliance with Toronto Mayor John Tory

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019. Transit Alliance held a Reception and Panel discussion with Mayor John Tory. Issues raised included the need to keep focused on building […]
02/14/2019

Transformational Transit | Brian Crombie | TEDx Trinity Bellwoods

Chair of Transit Alliance Brian Crombie talks about Transformational Transit to the Tedx Trinity Bellwoods
11/16/2018

Molok Deep Collection Systems

Developed in Finland by engineer Veikko Salli in the 1980s, the Molok Deep Collection system came to North America through Marja Hillis, who founded Molok North […]
11/12/2018

Bridge is our middle name – Priestly Demolition Inc.

You could say we are the James Bond of bridge demolition, our company, Priestly Demolition Inc., or PDI for short, gets the job done right. You […]
10/17/2018

Pedestrian Tunnel a Game-Changer to Relieving Traffic and Congestion

By Deborah Wilson, VP Communications & Public Affairs, PortsToronto PortsToronto had high hopes for the pedestrian tunnel when it commenced construction on the 863-foot underwater structure […]
10/09/2018

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 […]
09/13/2018

Highway 401 Expansion Fact Sheet

Ministry Of Transportation Of Ontario (MTO) Vision Statement: To transform mobility in Southwestern Ontario in order to connect communities, integrate centres of innovation, and foster regional […]
08/17/2018

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! […]
08/16/2018

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 […]
08/01/2018

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 […]
07/03/2018

Board of trade calls for highway expansion

The Toronto Board of Trade released a report calling for additional lanes on the 401 just days after the city was named the worst for transit […]
06/28/2018

Ford plans to extend transit into Pickering and Markham

Premier-elect Doug Ford spoke with reporters in Pickering on June 21 to reiterate his plans for extending the subway lines into other cities. Ford told reporters […]
06/21/2018

Metrolinx finds efficiencies through hydrarail

A Metrolinx board member Howard Shearer referred to Metrolinx’s Hydrail as “madness” in documents obtained by the Toronto Star through a freedom of information request. Toronto Star reported that […]
06/19/2018

Death on Bloor-Yonge ruled a homicide

Police have arrested and charged a 57-year-old man for first-degree murder after a victim was deliberately pushed onto the Bloor-Yonge station tracks on Monday June 18. […]
05/29/2018

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. […]
05/24/2018

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 […]
05/18/2018

Integrated Project Delivery Seminar & Breakfast

It was an educational and informative occasion at the Integrated Project Delivery Seminar & Breakfast on May 17th at KPMG Toronto. Thank you to all who […]
05/18/2018

EllisDon unveils Ontario’s first net zero structure

Infrastructure companies are seeking new and innovative ways to develop while keeping the environment in mind. EllisDon is one internationally-known construction company that is set on […]
05/15/2018

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 […]
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