Transit and Transportation

  • Bloor Streetscape Upgrades at Side Streets

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  • Don't delay on rail safety

    Toronto Star - When the mayor of Canada's largest city sounds an alarm on rail safety, along with councillors from neighbourhoods at particular risk, federal officials would do well to listen. [View copy of the letter] They would do even better to act before a catastrophe hits some large urban area. The concerns expressed in a letter to federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt by Toronto Mayor John Tory, and 17 councillors from across the political spectrum, aren't the result of...
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  • Metrolinx Davenport Diamond Grade Separation Project

    This week you may have read a Toronto Star article, been alerted to news posted on neighbourhood list-servs or reviewed information on the Junction Triangle website that Metrolinx has announced plans to construct an elevated rail structure through our neighbourhood. I share the concerns of local residents regarding these plans and, although it is still early in the process, I have begun advocating to ensure the best possible outcomes from this project.The plan, as proposed, is for Metrolinx to ramp up their tracks along the Barrie...
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  • Regional Paratransit Agreement of Benefit to TTC Wheel-Trans Users

    Metrolinx has facilitated a new paratransit agreement promoting easier and more convenient cross-boundary travel for people who use mobility aids. The paratransit agreement, which is now in effect, eliminates the need for mobility aid users to undergo multiple eligibility processes when they cross municipal borders. If you are a mobility aid user registered with a paratransit agency in the municipality you live in, you are now automatically eligible for paratransit services with the following seven other transit agencies as well:...
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  • Modernized Dufferin Station Completed and Open

    Bright and early this morning I joined TTC CEO Andy Byford and his staff, neighbouring residents and daily commuters to celebrate the completion of our Dufferin Station Modernization project. This renewed Ward 18 community landmark will serve as a transportation hub, meeting place, shelter from the elements and connection to the rest of our great city. TTC CEO Andy Byford took the time to explain to me and station commuters all the ways in which Dufferin Station has been improved...
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  • Smartphone app will help Toronto cyclists contribute to new cycling plan

    The City of Toronto has launched a new, free smartphone application (app), called Toronto Cycling. This app will enable cyclists to contribute to the future of cycling in Toronto."This app will be an effective and inexpensive way for cyclists to provide us with their route information, which is useful for planning the cycling network," said Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Ward 34 Don Valley East), Chair of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee. "It will help us determine what routes in the...
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  • Parking paid by phone coming to Toronto

    Diana Pereira, City New Report: Toronto city council approved a plan on Tuesday that would let people pay for parking with their cell phones. [This article is a follow up to Cellphone Payments Coming to Green P Parking Lots, posted on April 10th] Prior to parking, customers can create an account with the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) where they register their licence plates and payment information. They would then use their cellphone to inform the TPA of where their car...
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  • Pedestrian-only Bloor Street proposal up for debate Wednesday

    A proposal to make Bloor Street pedestrian-only for four days this summer will be up for debate by the city’s economic committee on Wednesday. If approved, it will go before city council in May. Mayor Rob Ford has already said he is against the proposal, which is being championed by Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam. Coun. Ana Bailao is also backing the proposal. However, neither Wong-Tam nor Bailao are on the executive committee. Ford is, though he is no longer the chair....
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  • Dufferin Bridge re-opens to traffic

    The Dufferin Street Bridge in Toronto has re-opened for vehicular traffic. The bridge, which is south of Springhurst Avenue and goes over the GO Transit/Metrolinx Rail Corridor, has been closed to traffic since last June.The purpose of the closure was to ensure public safety. The bridge was scheduled for replacement, but as a result of inspections done in 2013, the City made the decision to expedite the closure and install temporary bridges before the construction of a permanent bridge.The temporary...
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  • Bixi Toronto Under New Management, Now Called "Bike Share Toronto"

    Toronto Parking Authority Taps Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. to Operate Bike Share Program March 31, 2014 - Toronto – The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) today announced that effective April 1, 2014 Alta Bicycle Share will take over the operation of Bike Share Toronto from the Public Bike Share Company (PBSC).  “We’re committed to making bike share in Toronto a success,” said TPA President Lorne Persiko. “Our objective as a global leader in parking services is to connect people and places...
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