TTC Subway

TTC Subway

Toronto Subway Plan Gains Federal Backing

A key piece of the funding required to achieve Ontario Premier Doug Ford's vision for an expanded subway system in Greater Toronto Area clicked into place this week.

May 13, 2021 - The Star

Toronto Subway Plans

Toronto's Once-Ambitious Subway Plans Scaled Back (Again)

The province barged in with the Ontario Line and hasn't left much room for the city's SmartTrack program.

January 24, 2021 - blogTO

TTC Subway

Expedited Transit Planning Process Passed Into Law in Ontario

The controversial subway plan announced by Ontario Premier Doug Ford in April 2020 now has legislative support in the form of a new law that expedites the planning, design, and construction process for transit projects in the province.

July 9, 2020 - Mass Transit

TTC Subway

Reactions to Ontario's Subway Takeover Plan

Last week, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a plan to replace Toronto's subway expansion plans with a vision of his own. Reactions have been pouring in ever since.

April 17, 2019 - James Brasuell

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Provincial Takeover of Subway Planning in Toronto Underway

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a new plan for subway expansion in Toronto today.

April 10, 2019 - Toronto 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

Toronto Lyrics

Ontario's Plan for Taking Over Toronto's Subway Revealed

Ontario Progressive Conservatives want the province to take ownership of the city of Toronto's subway network and take responsibility for maintaining and construction.

February 19, 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

Spadina Subway Extension

Two of Toronto's Newest Subway Stops Sluggish on Ridership

TTC's Spadina subway extension went into service a year ago, but stations at Highway 407 and Downsview Park are among the least used stations in the entire system.

December 18, 2018 - The Star

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Ontario Could Take Control of Toronto's TTC Subway

The Ford administration is moving forward with a scheme to "upload" control of Toronto's TTC subway to provincial control.

September 5, 2018 - The Star

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

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