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Cost Estimates Nearly Double for Toronto Light Rail Plan

Cost estimate for Toronto's proposed Eglinton East LRT have ballooned from $2.3 billion to as much as $4.4 billion.

December 13, 2020 - The Star

Toronto Streetcar

Toronto Mayor Proposes New Property Taxes to Fund Transit and Housing

The proposal by Mayor John Tory is being hailed as a game changer in Canada's most populous city.

December 6, 2019 - The Star

Toronto Bus TTC

Toronto Could Give Buses and Streetcars Priority

In a shift away from subway expansions and upgrades, Toronto looks to improve the bus and streetcar systems.

July 19, 2019 - The Star

Dupont Station, Toronto

Freedom Rides Transit With Unlimited Transfers

One transit rider sings the praises of an experiment that allows Toronto transit riders a two-hour window of unlimited transfers on the TTC system.

March 10, 2019 - The Star

TTC Subway

Plan to Speed Up Relief Line Construction Pitched in Toronto

Toronto Mayor John Tory is intervening in transit plans with a call to speed up spending and the construction timeline for the relief line, designed to relieve crowding on the city's subway system in the urban core.

January 19, 2019 - The Star

Toronto Lyrics

Report Raises Concerns About Transit Funding in Toronto

The Mixed Signals report makes the case for Toronto to adopt a dedicated revenue source to pay for transit.

November 22, 2018 - The Star

Dupont Station, Toronto

Toronto Mayor Wants a 'Transit Czar'

Toronto Mayor John Tory knows the city's residents take transit seriously, so he's appointing a new position: transit czar.

November 9, 2018 - CBC

Dupont Station, Toronto

Toronto Extends its Subway for the First Time in 15 Years

Fanfare, a full slate of politicians, and a day of free rides celebrated the opening of the extended Line 1 of the TTC subway system. There was also criticism of the new extension.

December 22, 2017 - The Toronto Star

Toronto Asks Its 'Hidden Experts' How to Improve Transit

Laura Kane listens to the ideas of three of Toronto’s ‘hidden’ transit experts – those who have spent their careers on it's front-lines. A streetcar driver, repair worker, and a transit app developer share their pragmatic insights.

March 17, 2014 - The Toronto Star

Why Privatizing Transit Won’t Get Toronto Anywhere

Full or partial privatization of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) would likely result in diminished service and a less expansive transit network.

February 24, 2014 - The Toronto Star

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