Transit

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 […]
05/11/2018

Ontario election: the gloves are off!

The gloves are off in Ontario politics. Kathleen Wynne and NDP leader Andrea Horwath seemed to be a joint force while individually taking aim at Conservative […]
05/07/2018

Sidewalk Labs to improve Toronto living

Toronto is a great city and I am happy to have called it my home for over a decade. But there are flaws that have me […]
05/04/2018

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, […]
04/27/2018

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 […]
04/23/2018

GTA Electric buses set for launch. When?

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 […]
04/20/2018

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 […]

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