What Do 'Terms of Reference' Mean For Toronto's Subway?

Photo of TTC subway train
February 14, 2019 6:28 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
On Tuesday, February 12, The Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto signed terms of reference—basically an agreement that outlines the agenda for talks between the two levels of ... read more

Opening Day: Toronto's Newest Subway Stations Draw Crowds

December 18, 2017 12:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Crowds rivalling those seen during a typical Toronto morning rush filled the northwestern leg of the Line 1 subway yesterday, as the public scrambled—free of charge—for a first glimpse at the six ... read more

Line 1 University Subway Finally Busts Outside Toronto's Borders

Line 1 extension stations lit up this morning on the subway, image by MarkRejhon
December 15, 2017 6:21 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Even before the photo ops began today, there were signs—literally—that a major change was about to hit the TTC. Head into the subway system and you may notice that the maps look a little more ... read more

TTC Open House Offers Preview of 3 New Subway Stations

TYSSE, Pioneer Village, Highway 407, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre
October 30, 2017 2:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the clock counting down to the December 17th opening of six new subway stations on the TTC's Line 1, Toronto's rapid transit network will soon extend beyond the city limits and into York ... read more

From Drawing Boards to Reality: More GO Train and Bus Service

August 18, 2017 10:37 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
At countless events, it seems, Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca reminds members of the public and the media that "Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in ... read more

TTC renaming Downsview Station as "Sheppard West" in May

April 21, 2017 11:06 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
"What's in a name?", Shakespeare let Juliet poetically wonder aloud. More prosaically, we wonder whether the TTC's Downsview Station will smell--or, at least, seem--the same with a new name. The ... read more

Previewing the TTC's Future York University Station

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February 24, 2017 5:46 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Looking up from the concourse to the glass wall beside the amphiteatre, image, Jack Landau Although the TTC's future York University Station sits on the campus of one of Canada's largest ... read more

A Look Inside the TTC's Downsview Park Station

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January 24, 2017 12:15 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
You'll find fossils at the Toronto Transit Commission's future Downsview Park subway station, if you look carefully enough, but, otherwise, everything is brand spanking new. read more

Bus Terminal at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Gets Underway

Smart Centres Place Bus Terminal, York Region Transit, Vaughan, Diamond Schmitt
January 12, 2017 12:04 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
"Gosh, it's cold out, isn't it?" exclaimed York Region Chair Wayne Emmerson as he struggled to turn the pages of his speaking notes with frozen fingers and a steady gust of winter wind blowing his ... read more

TTC: A Tour of Vaughan's Metropolitan Centre Station

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December 22, 2016 6:58 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
"I think this may be my favourite of the stations," said Joanna Kervin, the director for Third-Party Planning and Property with the TTC's project to extend the Line 1 (Yonge–University) subway ... read more

TYSSE: On Site at Vaughan's Highway 407 Station

Highway 407 Station, Vaughan, by TTC, Aedas, AECOM, Parsons
November 3, 2016 5:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"It's like something out of Star Trek," the TTC's Joanna Kervin remarks, looking up at the sinuous form taking shape above us. Located southwest of the Highway 407 and Jane interchange in Vaughan, ... read more

Rails Complete for the TTC Subway Extension to Vaughan

Ceremony to celebrate completion of track for TTC subway to Vaughan.
June 6, 2016 3:33 pm | by David Brake | Comments
A last tap of the hammer from Premier Kathleen Wynne and other dignitaries earlier today marked the completion of the rails for the long-awaited northwest extension of the Toronto Transit ... read more

Construction Progresses on Six New GTA Subway Stations

Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, TTC, transit
November 16, 2015 4:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The west leg of the Toronto Transit Commission's Line 1 is set to grow with the addition of six new subway stations in northwestern Toronto and southern Vaughan, as work continues on the ... read more

Metrolinx "Next Wave" of The Big Move

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November 30, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Now that the official signing-off for Toronto's LRT lines and PRESTO smartcards has passed, Metrolinx has moved on to other major infrastructure projects sitting in the transit pipeline. In a ... read more