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New TTC Streetcars Roll Out on 510 Spadina this Sunday

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August 29, 2014 4:17 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 4:25 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 3:15 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

New TTC Streetcars Spotted on Toronto Streets Again

TTC streetcar, Bombardier, Flexity Outlook, Toronto, Transit
March 17, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was one year ago that the first on-street test was conducted with the TTC's new Bombardier-built 'Flexity Outlook' streetcars as it rolled from the TTC Hillcrest yard south to Bathurst Station, ... read more

New TTC Video Explains Work To Modernize Yonge Line

A Toronto Rocket subway train pulls into St. Patrick subway station
March 5, 2014 2:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In advance of another weekend shutdown of part of the Yonge line for work to modernize the signalling system, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has released a new video on YouTube which ... read more

Revitalization Continues to Transform Union Station Area

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February 21, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New condominiums and office buildings sprouting up all over downtown have drawn residents and commuters into the core of our city at a staggering pace over the past few years, and while the ... read more

CityRail: Getting the GTA Moving

Bombardier Talent 2 (Image Credit: Bombardier)
January 28, 2014 7:15 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
This article continues the CityRail series, which proposes a modern regional rail system for the GTA. For more detailed information, check out the original CityRail proposal.  CityRail is a ... read more

How Do You Feel About Union Station? Add Your Story To...

Memory Capsule by Che Yan at Union Station, Toronto
January 21, 2014 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There is over a billion dollars being spent in and around Union Station at the moment. And by moment, we mean "over the course of half a dozen years", which we are around half way through now. The ... read more

Transit Fare Integration: The Essential Next Step

December 20, 2013 7:40 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
This article is shared with the blog Transit Futures. Regional fare integration is the critical reform that would transform Toronto from a transit city to a transit region. Despite the opportunity ... read more

Toronto Council Approves Action Plan to Tackle Congestion

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December 19, 2013 3:05 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
According to the Toronto Region Board of Trade, congested roadways cost the city $6-billion annually in travel delays, vehicle operating costs and accidents, with that figure is slated to climb to ... read more

TTC Launches Free WiFi at Two Subway Stations

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December 10, 2013 6:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you ride the Yonge subway line through central Toronto, you have most likely seen half of your subway train’s passengers simultaneously scramble for their cellphones when traversing the short ... read more

TTC Releases Video to Celebrate Completion of Spadina Extension Tunnelling

December 3, 2013 6:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The TTC has released a video today to celebrate the completion of the tunnelling to extend the Spadina subway line from Sheppard Ave. West in North York to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in York ... read more

Real Wealth Group's Paolo Abate Talks About University Heights

University Heights Professional Centre, Toronto, Real Wealth Group, ACK
December 2, 2013 3:50 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
Real Wealth Group of Companies is launching a new 8-storey, 180,000 sqft commercial development called University Heights in the heart of what will soon be a major new public transit hub at ... read more

TTC to Hold Charity Open House and Town Hall Meeting

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November 19, 2013 3:45 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
The Toronto Transit Commission is holding a pair of very different events that are open to the pubic in the next week. First is a Customer Town Hall on Thurs. Nov. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 ... read more

History and Modernity Meet Over the Tracks at Union Station

New atrium grows northwards as the Bush trainshed has been cleared from its path
July 3, 2013 5:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Union Station is Canada's busiest transportation hub, with over 250,000 VIA and Amtrak passengers and GO commuters using the station everyday. With GO Transit's recent introduction of new ... read more

Feeling Congested? The City Is Listening, So Speak Up

Feeling Congested? Meeting on the Move, Transportation, Planning, Toronto
June 25, 2013 8:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transportation is a hot button issue in the City of Toronto. Whether walking, cycling, using public transit or driving, commuting is a daily factor in the lives of almost all Torontonians. As the ... read more

TTC Rolls Out Its New Low Floor Streetcar Deployment Plan

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June 19, 2013 4:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Toronto's transit issues have been getting a lot of attention recently, and for good reason. With congestion plaguing the GTHA, improved public transit is an essential component of easing travel ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs get a Personality and a Send-Off

Metrolinx, TTC, Lovat, CAT, Kenadian
June 5, 2013 2:12 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT targeted for completion in 2020, officials are in a hurry to get tunneling and get working on the largest transit infrastructure project in ... read more

The Crosstown LRT to Bring Rapid Transit through Mid-Toronto

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 28, 2013 3:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Across the centre of the city, Metrolinx and the TTC are bringing new rapid transit to Toronto. The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT is a 19-kilometre Light Rail Transit line stretching from ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Investment Strategy for Transit Expansion

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May 27, 2013 1:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After several years of study and multiple consultations with citizens and the private sector, Metrolinx has released its Investment Strategy. To fund the Next Wave of projects in Metrolinx's Big ... read more