Tag Archives: Toronto Transit Commission

All aboard: come ride Toronto’s newest white elephant

TTC customers will be on the hook for years to come to cover the growing cost to build the Downtown Relief Line (DRL).
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LA’s transit plans falling well short of expectations

Transit officials in Los  Angeles spent billions of dollars on a massive transit expansion, but the results have failed to live up to their expectations. Continue reading LA’s transit plans falling well short of expectations

TTC’s flat fare policy an outlier among world’s top transit agencies: study

The TTC’s flat fare policy is outdated when compared to leading transit agencies from around the world, according to a new analysis by the Consumer Policy Institute. Continue reading TTC’s flat fare policy an outlier among world’s top transit agencies: study

TTC customers on the hook for congestion “solutions”

Solving traffic congestion through uneconomic transit expansion leaves transit customers picking up the tab for a problem they didn’t create.  Continue reading TTC customers on the hook for congestion “solutions”

Toronto take note: discounted off-peak fares a real option

Toronto’s transit and civic leaders argue that transit expansion is the only way to reduce overcrowding. Singapore shows there is a better option. Continue reading Toronto take note: discounted off-peak fares a real option

Mississauga City Council balks at true cost of transit mega project, for good reason

Politicians in Mississauga say they’ll support a light rail project, but only if somebody else picks up the tab. Continue reading Mississauga City Council balks at true cost of transit mega project, for good reason