Category Archives: Accessibility
The Toronto Transit Commission met on March 27. This wrapup includes comments on: Purchase of Articulated Buses The CEO’s Report for March 2013 The Gateway Newsstand Contract Priorities for Subway Station Elevators The Leslie Barns project, and the streetcar system … Continue reading
Update 2 on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:00 am: Additional information from presentations and debates at the Commission meeting has be added to this article. The Toronto Transit Commission will meet on Monday February 25, 2013. This month’s agenda … Continue reading
This month’s TTC board meeting has a rather thin agenda. Whether that will lead to a short meeting is another matter. Updated January 22, 2013 at 8:30 am: Results of the meeting have been added to this article.
The Toronto Transit Commission meeting of December 19, 2012, brought a few items of interest, although the desire to get away for Christmas was definitely in the air. Nonetheless, the public meeting ran close to five hours. In this article: … Continue reading
Toronto Council’s vote to reconstitute the Toronto Transit Commission may give the new board a better political balance and break Mayor Ford’s stranglehold on transit policy, but that is only the beginning of the work facing our city. First up … Continue reading
The February 29th meeting of the Toronto Transit Commission was one of the shortest in my long memory of these events. The agenda was trivial with an utter absence of meaty issues for debate, and the real action would follow … Continue reading
The Toronto Transit Commission met on October 19, 2011. With the exception of one item, it was an uneventful agenda. This article deals only with matters where significant new information came to light beyond that reported in my initial review … Continue reading
The Toronto Transit Commission’s monthly meeting will be on Wednesday, October 19. There are a few items of interest, most importantly the financial and riding information that has not been formally reported since April.
Recently, I received an email from a reader reporting a major problem in the implementation by Wheel Trans of a new booking system. Here is the relevant part of the note: On August 6th, Wheel-Trans took down its online booking … Continue reading
This morning, while TTC Chair Karen Stintz, Mayor Ford and other luminaries were dedicating the inaugural run in service of a Toronto Rocket subway train, the agenda for the July 28th Toronto Executive came out. The city’s “core services review” … Continue reading