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'Incredibly dangerous' Pokemon Go stunt draws ire of TTC

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
An online video trying to flag the potential perils of Pokemon Go is drawing the ire of the Toronto Transit Commission for its shot depicting a young man walking alongside the tracks at Union Station.
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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 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 ...

City Hires Former Toronto Transit Head to Lead Brooklyn-Queens Connector Project

Patch.com - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In what is perhaps his most-covered non-transit-related activity to date, Giambrone also ran for mayor of Toronto in 2010, before dropping out after admitting to a relationship with a university student.

Frustrated wheelchair user blocked bus, TTC investigating

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The Toronto Transit Commission is reviewing an incident in which a man in a wheelchair positioned himself in front of a bus after several other buses reportedly failed to stop for him.
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Five ways Toronto transportation changed this week

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Children under 13 might ride transit free in Toronto, but the days of just strolling on are numbered. The TTC board decided Monday to require children 6 and older to carry a Presto fare-card, starting next year. And children 10 to 12 will need a TTC ...

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

U of T Engineering News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In December 2012 a violent ice storm struck the city of Toronto, downing trees and power lines and causing widespread blackouts. Chris Upfold, deputy CEO and chief customer officer for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), had a decision to make: send ...
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Toronto city planner proposes major transit overhaul

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
And in an appearance Monday at the Toronto Transit Commission board, Ms. Keesmaat acknowledged that the next phase of the DRL doesn't yet come with a price tag.
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Is Adam Giambrone Toronto's Anthony Weiner?

Torontoist - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In his second term, he was given one of the most important appointments at the City, chairing the Toronto Transit Commission during a period of rapid growth and long overdue investment in the agency. Weiner held a variety of positions over his career ...

Pokemon Go, for better and worse

Radio Canada International - ‎20 hours ago‎
In Toronto on Wednesday, the TTC, the city's transit commission, reacted strongly against some Pokemon Go stunts promoting the game that put one player in the tracks of the city's subway system.
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Metrolinx threatens legal action over late delivery of light rail vehicles

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Metrolinx is threatening legal action against Bombardier over production delays that the agency fears could derail the opening of two major Toronto transit projects, the Star has learned. According to a source with knowledge of discussions between the ...
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Pokemon No: A roundup of notable Pokemon Go misfires

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Toronto Transit Commission has warned people not to search for Pokémon creatures in the subway after a young man making a video about Pokémon Go walked along subway tracks at a busy station.

Pokemon Go player on subway tracks angers TTC

www.insidebelleville.com/ - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
But Correia should have been worried, according to the Toronto Transit Commission. Spokesman Brad Ross said Correia could have been killed or seriously injured.
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Syrian refugee in wheelchair blocks TTC bus after several pass him by

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The TTC has admitted it made a mistake after a Syrian refugee felt compelled to park his wheelchair in front of a bus, after he said several wouldn't let him board as he waited 90 minutes in the sweltering heat Monday.

TTC board takes up women's safety

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
“You're looking at half of the Toronto population not adequately being serviced because they're not using a gender lens when they're building the TTC,” she said. The problem is not unique to Toronto. Anxiety around using public transit is “quite ...

Enterprise Holdings Expands in Toronto Area

Bobit Business Media (press release) (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
The new branch near Union Station not only serves local Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Alamo Rent A Car customers in the downtown core, but also thousands of commuters from regional carrier GO Transit and the local Toronto Transit Commission, according to ...

CHIEF ENGINEER – OPERATIONS PLANNING

MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission, North America's 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud.
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Toronto's Questionable Plan to Add a Single Subway Stop

CityLab - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
That plan didn't last long because the Ontario government intervened, insisting the Toronto Transit Commission ditch streetcars in favor of a high-tech train technology developed by the provincially-owned Urban Transportation Development Corporation.

The City Wants to Engage More Youth in Urban Planning

Torontoist - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
According to Daniel Fusca, coordinator of stakeholder engagement in the Office of the Chief Planner, one of the many ways the Youth Engagement Strategy will benefit Toronto's youth is by changing how public meetings are organized. The strategy ...
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