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What the critics get wrong about the TTC: Josh Colle

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
One of the largest challenges facing the TTC is addressing its aging infrastructure. The TTC has been strongly and successfully advocating for greater investment in the “nuts and bolts,” the integral, but “unsexy,” state of good repair work that is too ...
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'Incredibly dangerous' Pokemon Go stunt draws ire of TTC

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
TTC spokesperson Brad Ross said the video was an "incredibly dangerous stunt" that could have resulted in the actor's death.

How much a home will cost you at each TTC subway stop: Map

MetroNews Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you want to raise your family in a home or condo along a Toronto subway line, be prepared to fork over at least a million dollars.

Rogers Cup serves up action this weekend; heads-up about TTC closures

680 News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
This is also your last weekend to check out Summerlicious and the Beaches International Jazz Festival, so get out there and enjoy the weekend.
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Stop the TTC's race to the bottom

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Toronto now has the priciest monthly pass in Canada and it does not TTC provide a discount to low-income riders, unlike Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, Brampton, Hamilton and many other Canadian cities.

Perils of Pokémon: TTC stunt blasted

24Hours Toronto - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A new spoof video targeting Pokémon Go app users is facing a backlash from the TTC. The video entitled Pokémon Go Problems shows a young man bumping into things and entering nonpublic spaces, including track level in the subway system because he ...

Just how hot is it on TTC subway cars?

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
For those who can't take the heat, TTC spokesperson Susan Sperling suggested stepping out and waiting for the next train, or transferring into a different car - the first and last cars of every train are guaranteed to have working air-conditioning ...
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Today's TTC service offers blah, sweat and tears: Keenan

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
On Monday morning, just as the TTC board meeting was about to get underway, transit expert and activist Steve Munro tweeted that it was ironic he was on the way there and was experiencing big delays on the Bay bus.

Lessons in leadership: U of T Engineering students tour TTC with ILead summer program

U of T Engineering News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Chris Upfold, deputy CEO and chief customer officer for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), had a decision to make: send one of his primary maintenance crews to Scarborough to clear the Rapid Transit line, or keep the crew downtown to protect the ...

Map charts Toronto housing prices by TTC subway stop

blogTO (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
It places its results on a handy TTC subway map so you can compare and contrast each stop - well, except those with insufficient data, like St. Patrick and Museum.
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TTC won't mail out August Metropasses due to Canada Post 'uncertainty'

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
TTC Metropasses won't be in the mail this month. The transit agency announced Tuesday it has decided not to send out August transit passes to its 53,000 Metropass Discount Plan subscribers, “due to the uncertainty surrounding a possible labour ...

The TTC Used to Have Fare Zones—and They May be Coming Back

Torontoist - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Furthermore, implementing a fare-by-distance scheme for the TTC subway and light-rail lines ignores the history of the subway system: the Yonge and Bloor-Danforth subways were built to replace overcrowded streetcar lines and are an essential part of ...

TTC to require Presto cards from age 6

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Among them are requirements for children aged 10 to 12 to have TTC-issued photo IDs on their Presto fare cards to ride for free, and for children aged 13 to 19 to have TTC photo ID to be eligible for the youth fare discount. Children 6 to 9 would have ...
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TTC to develop new app that would enable riders to report harassment

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The Toronto Transit Commission is working on a new app that would allow riders to discreetly take a photo of a person who is harassing or assaulting someone - and immediately submit a report.
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TTC investigating after frustrated man in wheelchair faces off with bus after lengthy wait

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The TTC is investigating after a wheelchair-bound Syrian refugee waited at a bus stop for about 90 minutes without being able to board a vehicle because they were all too crowded.
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Former TTC chair Adam Giambrone tapped to lead New York City streetcar project

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Giambrone​ represented Ward 18 (Davenport) from 2003 to 2010, and served as chair of the TTC from 2006-2010. Along with then-mayor David Miller, he spearheaded a plan to build a network of streetcars in Toronto called Transit City.

TTC board takes up women's safety

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
The TTC receives regular complaints about sexual harassment, and in the first five months of 2016, 35 sexual assaults on the transit system were reported to the commission.

TTC says Kipling bus service not overcrowded despite man in wheelchair left to wait

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Ross said TTC protocol requires a bus driver to call transit control centre to see if the next bus can accommodate whoever in a wheelchair is waiting.

Comedian who shot video walking TTC subway tracks while playing Pokemon Go says he'll accept potential ...

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A viral video comically depicting the pitfalls of playing Pokemon Go in public spaces has run afoul of the TTC. Pokemon Go Problems features a young man, Mark Correia, engrossed with the hit mobile game as he wanders obliviously through Toronto.

TTC rolls out Rockets to cool down Line 2 riders

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The TTC is bringing some heat relief to the Bloor-Danforth subway line. But don't start celebrating just yet. This week the transit agency started using some of the newer Toronto Rocket subway trains with full air conditioning on Line 2 in order to ...
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