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Inside the TTC's fight to keep riders cool on Line 2

Toronto Sun - ‎16 hours ago‎
To get an understanding of what is involved with fixing the air conditioning units and maintaining the 370 older T-1 subway cars used on Line 2 and Line 4 (Sheppard), the Sun toured the TTC's Greenwood subway yard with acting chief operating officer ...

Sketching the line with TTC employee and artist Marek Badzynski

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Aiden McRae, CBC News Posted: Jul 24, 2016 6:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 24, 2016 6:00 AM ET. A typical scene on a TTC subway car where you might find commuters alongside Marek Badzynski's sketches of transit riders.

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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'Brazen' video shows 'Pokémon GO' player on TTC subway tracks

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The TTC is investigating after a video posted online showed a purported Pokémon GO player walking on the subway tracks at Union Station.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

MetroNews Canada - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
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.
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TTC won't mail out August Metropasses due to Canada Post 'uncertainty'

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Under the discount plan, TTC customers sign up to buy passes for one year using with pre-authorized monthly payments. Adult subscribers pay $129.75 a month, down from the regular price of $141.50.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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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.

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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