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Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays: TTC chair

TTC Chair Josh Colle tried a new tactic in the city’s epic streetcar battle with Bombardier on Wednesday, linking stunning delays on the 204-car order to the prospect of a federal bailout for Bombardier’s struggling aerospace arm. 29 more words

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Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays: TTC chair

TTC Chair Josh Colle tried a new tactic in the city’s epic streetcar battle with Bombardier on Wednesday, linking stunning delays on the 204-car order to the prospect of a federal bailout for Bombardier’s struggling aerospace arm. 365 more words

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TTC demands Bombardier apologize to riders after streetcars delayed yet again

The head of the TTC is demanding Bombardier apologize to riders after the delivery of new streetcars was delayed yet again.

“It’s about time Bombardier owned this problem and explained themselves to the City of Toronto,” CEO Andy Byford said Monday. 384 more words

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Monday Meditation: 1896 St. Louis Streetcar Map

This is a map showing the streetcar routes that existed in St. Louis in 1896. It’s pretty. It’s interesting to contemplate the vitality and upward trajectory that this map represents, and then compare it with our perceptions of the city today. 261 more words

St. Louis History

No-Diphtheria-Town, Richmond, VA

Epidemics, medical advances, drugs, all affected Richmond lives in the early 1900s. Today the zika virus and ebola evoke fear but in Harry Stilson’s time, Spanish influenza stuck terror in hearts. 618 more words

Richmond In Sight

Emma and Green Dragon

I hit a bit of a rough patch at work today. I wish I was out riding the trolleys or looking at art. #dallssstreetcar #trolley #streetcar #dallas #uptowndallas Here is Emma and Green Dragon.

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I Love Lisbon!

I think I fell in love with Lisbon the moment I stepped out of the metro, into the buzzing center of Chaido.  After the relative calm of Porto, it was like a jolt of caffeine.   60 more words

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