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August 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 […]
February 13, 2018

Toronto approves 2018 budget, with extra funding for transit

City Council approved the Toronto 2018 budget Monday, with a special interest in transit. Included in the $11-billion operating budget budget is over $50 million for […]
January 17, 2018

December data shows King St. pilot working

Ridership has increased on the King St. streetcar during the morning commute by 25 per cent, according to city data. Last week, the City of Toronto […]
November 29, 2017

TTC approves time-based transfers with PRESTO

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has approved a two-hour time-based transfer for PRESTO card users, to start August 2018. As the system is now, TTC riders […]
November 16, 2017

John Tory and TTC chair support time-based fares

When I was a student at the University of Ottawa, I didn’t have the means to print train tickets when I wanted to go home. This […]
October 13, 2017

Toronto holds SmartTrack public consultations on station design

Three public consultation for SmartTrack were held this week. The city, as well as representatives from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and Metrolinx, was on hand […]
October 12, 2017
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Toronto Mayor John Tory throws support behind Bloor bike lanes

In May 2016, city council approved a pilot program to install bike lanes on Bloor St. The good news? These lanes may finally become a permanent […]
October 6, 2017

Metrolinx announces discount for GO, UP Express, and TTC riders

Friday morning, Metrolinx announced a 50 per cent discount for transit users who transfer between GO Transit, UP Express, and the TTC using a PRESTO card. […]
September 27, 2017

Rail Deck Park to add attractive green space to the downtown core

It’s was almost a year ago the City of Toronto announced their intention to create the Rail Deck Park. Movement is now underway in addressing the proper […]
September 22, 2017

Toronto Mayor John Tory unveils new six-step traffic plan

On Monday morning, Toronto Mayor John Tory unveiled six new steps to unlock gridlock and combat traffic plaguing the city. The steps of the new traffic […]
August 21, 2017

Mayor Tory on transit funding

At a special event hosted by the Transit Alliance, special guest Toronto Mayor John Tory humbly spoke about the funding he helped acquire to build much-needed […]
August 2, 2017

Bike Share Toronto gets 70 more stations

Bike Share Toronto is getting 70 new bike stations thanks to joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding. The federal government will contribute $1.25 million while the […]

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