Where Did “Transit City” Come From?

From time to time, the question arises of where the TTC got the name Transit City and I have quietly claimed authorship for this in various conversations.  Now the truth will be revealed!

Back in December 2004, the TTC was working on a response to the new Official Plan showing the potential role of surface rapid transit.  The report didn’t have a name yet, and although many ideas had been floated within the TTC, none had hit the mark. Continue reading