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TTC grapples with a $20M drop in demand

Toronto Star - ‎May 26, 2016‎
TTC ridership continues to decline compared with the agency's targets, according to figures in CEO Andy Byford's latest report, released Thursday.
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TTC worker left commuters on train with open doors, alleges passenger - ‎4 hours ago‎
Javed said the incident happened when the Toronto Transit Commission's Line 2 train was travelling eastwards between Castle Frank and Broadview stations Friday around 6 p.m.. The train, he said, was 'jam-packed' at the time. The doors opened at Castle ...

Toronto police investigate multiple cases of counterfeit tokens as TTC phases out old coins

National Post - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The clock is ticking for counterfeiters selling fake subway tokens in Toronto. By mid-2017, the Toronto Transit Commission will stop selling the coins, and nearly 40 million will come off the streets.

TTC has more than $1 million in 'unaccounted' for inventory: AG

Toronto Sun - ‎22 hours ago‎
Toronto's Auditor General says the TTC has “deficiencies” in its warehouse operations resulting in over a million dollars in unaccounted for inventory.
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Stretch of Line 2 to remain closed Thursday night: TTC

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A stretch of subway line will remain closed for the night following a series of issues that began Thursday afternoon, a representative with the Toronto Transit Commission has confirmed. TTC officials confirmed that Line 2 would remain closed between ...

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The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary and Vancouver are among the cities to report a levelling-off of ridership. The Toronto Transit Commission - which, like many other transit systems, had been on a steady ridership climb for years ...

Victoria Transit Commission wants downtown speed limit back up to 50 - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Victoria Transit Commission says a reduced speed limit on a number of streets in the downtown core is wreaking havoc on the bus schedule.

Chiarelli: Expanded highways an important part of Ottawa's transit plan

Ottawa Citizen - ‎8 hours ago‎
And I expect that few riders on new bus lines and those witnessing the once-in-a-generation construction of new light-rail system would agree that Ontario Liberals have ignored investment in Ottawa's public transit - it's about five times as much in ...
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Bombardier to shift production to hasten delivery of TTC streetcars

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The thinking is that will free up the Thunder Bay plant to focus on the $1-billion Toronto Transit Commission streetcar order, which will help accelerate the pace of delivery of the vehicles starting next year, Bombardier says.
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Fresh fruit, vegetables are now available at three stations thanks to Toronto Public Health, TTC and Foodshare - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Councillor James Pasternak (left) and TTC Chairman and Councillor Josh Colle helped officially launch new pop-up food markets called Grab Some Good at subway stations across the city.

Quarantine was hell at William Head

Times Colonist - ‎13 hours ago‎
When he arrived at the William Head Quarantine Station on April 18, 1917, he was in transit with 2,056 of his countrymen on the Empress of Russia, bound for the Great War, not as a soldier exactly, but as a worker in a volunteer “clean-up” army.

'The ball remains on the Indian side of court on BTIA'

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
The European Union remains committed to start talks on Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement with India, Cecilia Malmstrom, Trade Commissioner, EU, told Sriram Lakshman in an e-mail interview.

Open houses on Portage public transit plan set for June 7 - ‎6 hours ago‎
PORTAGE - The city and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will host two public open house meetings on June 7 to talk about the first results of the transit feasibility study for Portage. The open house meetings will be held from 10 ...

Bombardier shifts Toronto streetcar production to speed up deliveries - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Bombardier shifts Toronto streetcar production to speed up deliveries. Working to address significant delays, the company will move production of the TTC's new streetcars to Kingston, Ont. from Thunder Bay, Ont.

Government meetings

Pacific Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
•The Guam Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors will meet at 3 p.m. May 31 in the Board's conference room, East-West Business Center Unit D-Suite 208, Upper Tumon.
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Hamilton's head of transit is leaving the city - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It leaves the city searching for a new head of transit as debate about the $1 billion project heats up around city hall. Dixon, a former chief operating officer with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), was hired in October 2014. He started his new ...

Emergency drill tests response skills, strengthens partnerships

Midland Daily News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Collaborators during today's drill were: Clare County Emergency Management Division, Clare County Transportation Corporation, Gladwin County Transit, Gladwin County Sheriff's Department, Clare County Central Dispatch, Central Michigan District ...

TTC offers travel tips, transportation to Victoria Day fireworks displays around Toronto - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Whether you're heading to the fireworks, or enjoying the long weekend around town, you can take advantage of unlimited travel with the TTC's group/family day pass for $12. The group/family pass can be purchased with the TTC's e-ticketing app ...
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London Free Press - ‎May 27, 2016‎
After a marathon debate Thursday, city council is set next week to tie a bow on the biggest decision it will make by formally voting to pursue a $500-million bus-only rapid transit system that doesn't include light rail. But though the decision is ...

Look back and ahead - city leaders begin developing new comprehensive plan

Kokomo Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
“When you look through the old comprehensive plan, a lot of the things that were talked about [Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight's administration] has brought to fruition,” said Kokomo Plan Commission Executive Director Greg Sheline. “There ... While the ...