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City of Peterborough offering free transit, handi-van service for New Year's celebrations

The City of Peterborough is once again partnering with Wolfe Lawyers to offer free late-night transit service on New Year’s Eve.

It’s the fourth consecutive year for the partnership, which will offer free transit on all 12 regular routes between 7:20 p.m. 303 more words


Transit officials talk about safely increasing train speeds and improvement projects as fare increase hearings continue

Riders want to arrive safely and as quickly as possible.

Transit crews and engineers have been testing signals and signal timers that control the speed limit on the tracks. 351 more words


TTC Service Changes Effective January 6, 2019

Correction: In the list of new express services, I included 25 Don Mills when this should have been 86 Scarborough. Don Mills is part of the Pape Avenue water main project. 407 more words


LGA Express Part 2: Challenging Authority (Port Authority)

In Part 1 of this piece, I laid out the basics of how my LGA Express proposal would work, including what route it would take toward Manhattan, the transit connections it would offer, and how it makes a one-seat ride to Grand Central and Penn Station practical—short answer: providing an easy two-seat ride during rush hours and running direct service all other times. 1,610 more words


The remains of a defunct downtown subway exit

When Fulton Center opened in 2014, city officials heralded this massive transit hub as a superstation uniting 12 subway lines with a connection to PATH service. 197 more words

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TransLink aims to build SkyTrain service along Fraser Hwy in Surrey by 2025

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated TransLink was aiming to build the SkyTrain out to the Surrey-Langley border by 2025. On Monday, TransLink said the SkyTrain line out to Langley is dependent on funding and the report is not “set in stone.” 222 more words


TTC union asking Ontario government to take action on transition to Presto

TORONTO – As the transit agency in Canada’s most populous city prepares to do away with its decades-old payment system, the union representing transit workers is asking the Ontario government to step in and fix what it describes as faulty technology in the higher-tech replacement. 709 more words