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Public Consultations for Major GTHA Transit Projects Announced

February 5, 2016 2:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
GO RER, SmartTrack, Scarborough Subway Extension, the Relief Line, fare integration, and more... The list of transit projects in the works—or undergoing study—for our region is long. With such a ... read more

City Releases SmartTrack Ridership Projections

SmartTrack and Regional Express Rail, image by the City of Toronto
January 19, 2016 4:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Ridership projections released today by the City and the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute suggest one of Mayor John Tory's key platform planks, SmartTrack, could have a ... read more

TTC Calls Public Meeting Regarding Donlands Station Second Exit

Donlands Station Second Exit, TTC,
November 30, 2015 4:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The TTC has announced a public meeting that will bring to light new information—and invite public input—regarding the planned second exit at Donlands Station in Toronto's east end. With ridership ... read more

BILD Taking City to OMB Over Scarborough Subway

Scarborough RT, TTC, City of Toronto, image by Bryan Bonnici
November 27, 2015 4:34 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The controversial Scarborough subway transit file is about to get a lot messier. The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) is taking the City of Toronto to the Ontario ... read more

TTC Brings Bicycle Repair Facilities to Subway Stations

TTC Bicycle Repair Program, Toronto
September 29, 2015 11:28 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Speaking this morning at Davisville Station, TTC Chair Josh Colle announced a pilot project that will install bicycle repair facilities at 10 subway stations across Toronto. The $20,000 initiative ... read more

TTC Set to Expand Blue Night Network in September

Blue Night Network Expansion, TTC
August 18, 2015 1:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The TTC's Blue Night bus and streetcar network, which operates nightly between 2 and 5 AM, is set to undergo a significant expansion, with several new or expanded routes entering into service in ... read more

Public Feedback Sought for Toronto Rapid Transit Proposals

SmartTrack, City of Toronto
June 26, 2015 3:37 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The City of Toronto, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and Metrolinx have been busy this month co-hosting a series of public consultations spread across several dates between June 13-25. The ... read more

Cellular Service Launched at TTC Subway Stations

TTC, Queen's Park, Line 1 Cellular service, WIND Mobile, image by Jack Landau
June 17, 2015 12:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Toronto Transit Commission and BAI Canada announced the first cellular carrier to offer mobile service on the subway system today. WIND Mobile customers will now have cellular connectivity on ... read more

Time Lapse Video Shows Streetcar Track Installation Process

Streetcar track installation, College and Spadina, TTC, Toronto, Transit
April 23, 2015 11:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since April 6th, the College and Spadina intersection has been closed to traffic to accommodate the replacement of streetcar tracks, the lengthening of platforms, road resurfacing and ... read more

Transport Infrastructure: Growth to Watch for in 2015

York, york university, spadina, TTC, toronto
January 22, 2015 5:28 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Complaining about transit and its lack of progress is a recreational sport in Toronto and the rest of the GTHA, but there is a long list of project completions scheduled for the next 12 months ... read more

Metrolinx Begins Joint Fare Pilot Project at 2 Toronto GO Stations

A GO Train passes work to expand services on the Georgetown South corridor
January 16, 2015 12:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Metrolinx has announced a year-long pilot project to make the cost of commuting to Union Station cheaper for TTC Metropass users from two GO stations in Toronto. Starting January 26, Metropass ... read more

Catching Up With TTC’s Upcoming Vaughan Centre Station

Vaughan Centre Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto
December 5, 2014 3:55 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
For the past five weeks, UrbanToronto has been updating you on the largest construction project currently ongoing by the Toronto Transit Commission, the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension. Our ... read more

Catching Up With TTC's Upcoming Highway 407 Station

Highway 407 Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto
November 28, 2014 4:50 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
As work continues on the Toronto Transit Commission’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, UrbanToronto is checking in on how each of the six stations on the extension are progressing. Today we ... read more

Dufferin Station Modernization and Expansion Opens to the Public

Dufferin, Subway, Toronto, TTC, bus, second entrance, art
November 25, 2014 5:15 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Dufferin Subway Station's long anticipated renovations and expansion opened yesterday, after a weekend-long closure to put the finishing touches on the station. Designed by the TTC's Engineering ... read more

TTC Union Echoes Calls for Increased Transit Investment

McNicoll Bus Garage, TTC, Toronto Transit Commission, Transit
November 11, 2014 5:14 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After a 10-month election campaign of transit promises—from "Subways, Subways, Subways" to SmartTrack to express buses and LRT—you might be forgiven for thinking transit talk had become a populist ... read more

Catching Up With TTC's Upcoming Finch West Station

Finch West Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto.
November 7, 2014 3:58 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
Work is continuing on the TTC’s ambitious Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension. Today, we look at the construction progress of the second subway station on the extension—Finch West Station. Finch ... read more

TTC Holding Open House at Hillcrest Facility to Benefit United Way

September 11, 2014 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC will be holding an open house event at its Harvey and Duncan Shops, located at the their Hillcrest facility at 1138 Bathurst Street this Saturday. Admission for the event is $5 for ... read more

New TTC Streetcars Roll Out on 510 Spadina this Sunday

TTC, streetcar, Spadina, Toronto, Transit
August 29, 2014 3:17 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
This Sunday, two of the TTC's new streetcars will roll out on the 510 Spadina route at 10:10 a.m. The cars, with an increased capacity of up to 250 people, feature a plethora of new ... read more

Relief Line Public Meetings to Begin This Weekend

Toronto Relief subway line map from regionalrelief.ca website
April 2, 2014 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anyone who rides the Yonge-University-Spadina Line, recently numbered Line 1, can tell you that the Yonge Street stretch of the line is overcrowded. York Region wants the line extended north from ... read more

Construction Progressing on York University Subway Station

York University Subway Station, TTC Toronto-York Spadina Subway extension
March 21, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With tunnelling work now complete on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway extension, focus has shifted to the construction of the line's six new subway stations. One of the busiest of the line's six ... read more