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Montreal and Vancouver subway riders breathe in significantly cleaner air.
Customers of Wind Mobile in Toronto will be able to do something that customers of the big telecom companies won’t, at least for now: Use their cellphones underground at subway stations. The startup w...
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Part of Toronto's subway system came to a standstill Tuesday after staff found a mystery liquid leaking into a downtown tunnel. The Yonge-University-Spadina line was closed from Bloor to Union station...
You know that feeling when you're hurried to get to work or an appointment downtown but the subway trains are all packed? So you fidget with angst until a less jam-packed car zooms into the station? Now, multiply that stress by 20 times. That's what it feels like to be a disabled man or woman waiting for a subway train in Toronto, at any time of day.
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Premier Kathleen Wynne's solution to the transportation infrastructure problem is to spend a whopping $50 billion of taxpayer money over the next 25 years to build an expansive rail network. By 2040, Toronto may finally have the subways that other cities built nearly 200 years earlier. But can you imagine what the world will look like in 2040? We are on the cusp of explosive new technologies that will revolutionize how we commute. Innovative tech startups are fixing the problems we currently have with cars: that they pollute too much, are too expensive for many, and congest our overcrowded roads. Here are three notable examples of ideas and companies that will change transportation as we know it.
A Toronto public transit user's life can be unfortunate. You deal with annual fare hikes, packed subways, and of course, you have to put up with delays, delays and more delays. If you grew up using To...
Torontonians are pretty depressed about the state of transit in the city. Amid all the debate over subways and light rail, it seems like nothing ever gets done. Luckily, the TTC is here to remind us t...
The recent announcement by the federal government that it will fund Toronto's subway system is not good news for Canada. It means more of the same style of infrastructure funding we have always had. Instead of predictable, reliable and rules based projects, Canada is riddled with a mish mash of almost completed and almost dead projects politicians pick and choose to save (or not).
TORONTO - The federal government came through Monday with $660 million for the expansion of a subway line in east-end Toronto, suggesting its funding was more reliable than money promised by the provi...
The federal government will contribute $660 million to help extend Toronto’s Bloor-Danforth subway line in the east-end neighbourhood of Scarborough, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced th...
Harper and his conservatives providing additional funding to build the new Scarborough Subway (the extension of the Bloor-Danforth line from Kennedy Station to the Scarborough Town Centre) is a "complete no-brainer." Let me elaborate.
This post originally appeared on Shireen Jeejeebhoy's political blog at talk talk talk. Suddenly, the picture changes. For years, we're going to get an LRT (light rail transit) to replace the dinky to...
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says there is money available for subways in Toronto — he just won't say how much. On Friday Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said he wants to see the Bloor-Danforth subwa...