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More TTC subway closures coming in the spring

MetroNews Canada - ‎16 hours ago‎
The TTC avoids doing maintenance during the cold winter months, spokesman Brad Ross said, but now that spring is nearly here, maintenance-related closures will be coming fast and furious - unlike your rush-hour streetcar.

TTC Group Day Pass valid on Family Day Monday

insideTORONTO.com - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The TTC's Group Day Pass, which allows groups to ride all-day on weekends, will be valid this Monday, Feb. 15 for Family Day.

TTC stations display student's art for NBA All-Star Weekend

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A group of Grade 6 students from Mason Road Elementary School attended the event, with NBA Canada vice president Dan Mackenzie and the TTC's chair Josh Colle. “It's a perfect example of how we can work together to not only improve our commute for ...

Disappointing GO-TTC co-fare program has lessons for SmartTrack

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The first is to work with the existing system and "fix" some of the common irritants: double fares at the Toronto border, because more than 80 per cent of regional transit trips include the TTC; the lack of a TTC-GO co-fare; and GO fares for shorter ...

TTC subway to shut down every month until the end of the year

CityNews - ‎22 hours ago‎
Parts of the TTC subway will close for at least a weekend, starting in March and occurring every single month until the end of the year.

TTC bus driver appears to run red light captured in dashcam video

CityNews - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
“The TTC's expectation is that all operators adhere to the Highway Traffic Act,” he said. “Any contravention of the Act is addressed on a case by case basis directly with the employee.
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How would Metrolinx and TTC integrate SmartTrack and regional express rails?

CityNews - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
It's still not known how much the new service, whether GO or TTC, RER or SmartTrack, will cost. Could riders using GO lines pay more when travelling the exact same distance as a TTC passenger? When it comes to fees and fares, there's no solid information.
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TTC subway passengers dealt with 'absolutely brutal' commute

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
TTC subway passengers dealt with a "brutal" commute this morning as a number of factors combined to create significant delays on the Yonge-University line (Line 1).
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'Restorative justice' eyed in TTC dust-up

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The case of a father and son allegedly involved in a punch-up with TTC transit officers may be resolved through restorative justice rather than a trial.

Get ready for a ton of TTC subway closures

blogTO (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
ttc subway closures 2016 TTC subway closures are about to become a very common thing in 2016. There's been a bit of a reprieve to start the year, but as was the case in the late fall, scheduled shut downs of both Line 1 and 2 are about to ramp up.

Extra, Extra: TTC Morning Commute From Hell, Catholic School Exemption Leads to Complaint, and the Sneaker Express

Torontoist - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Extra, Extra: TTC Morning Commute From Hell, Catholic School Exemption Leads to Complaint, and the Sneaker Express. By Erica Lenti.
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Two public meetings with the TTC and Metrolinx aim to explain transit options to Scarborough residents

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The City of Toronto, the TTC and Ontario's Metrolinx transit agency are bringing displays on the shortened six-kilometre “express” run to Scarborough Centre.

Father and son charged in TTC punch up head to trial Wednesday

Newstalk 1010 - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The incident sparked a police review of the incident and TTC's enforcement officers involved were cleared. It's not clear what sparked the altercation although it was not a fare dispute.
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TTC subway service improving, but maintenance program has to wait

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Last year, the TTC introduced $95 million in annual improvements, including free rides for children, restoration of service cut in 2012, increased late-night bus service, new express bus routes and 10-minute or better service on routes around the city.
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Raccoon spotted trying to hop a ride on TTC at Spadina Station

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
TTC facilities are fenced and secure against human intrusion, but animals do sometime make their way onto TTC property," TTC spokesman Brad Ross told CP24.com. Trains were briefly delayed before the raccoon eventually disappeared into the subway ...

25 ways the TTC promises to improve in 2016

blogTO (blog) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
TTC improvements The TTC has released its Customer Service Charter for 2016, and it includes a number of ways the transit provider promises to improve the passenger experience this year.
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Man stabbed in hand on TTC bus at Warden station

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Toronto police say a man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the hand aboard a TTC bus in Scarborough on Friday afternoon.
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This almost made riding the TTC completely different

blogTO (blog) - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
ttc seating Sometimes the most mundane things end up shaping our connection to the city we live in. Case in point: the seating layout on TTC subway trains. It's a small thing, but if you've ever ridden on an MTA subway car, you know that the individual ...

TTC service: it's getting better all the time

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Evidence does not bear out Christopher Hume's assertion that the TTC does not “put passengers first.” While I don't know what happened that day on the 506 Carlton streetcar that caused it to short-turn, I do understand the frustration.
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Your TTC tokens can change a homeless youth's life in Etobicoke

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Last year, the Tokens 4 Change event raised $93,474.59 - funds used to purchase TTC tokens to help homeless youths living at YWS travel back and forth to job interviews, to school, to medical appointments and to counseling sessions.
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