The president of the TTC workers union has called it quits, following a lengthy battle over the groups affiliation with its U.S-based parent company.
TTC commuters are accustomed to delays on the subway, which are sometimes caused by suicides on the tracks. Though for most commuters the announcement might result in being late for work or school, some have the misfortune of witnessing a suicide. This can translate into either shock or trauma. People suffering in the aftermath of witnessing suicides have found refuge in online forums, with many coalescing on Reddit. The social media forum features posts from witnesses to TTC suicides.
Imagine being on your way somewhere and the TTC bus you’re in is not moving, because it can’t get up the hill in the snow. That is exactly what happened to many passengers on Monday February 2, when at least one bus on York Mills Road east of Yonge Street was struggling to get up the hill, due to the 22 centimetres of snow that walloped Southern Ontario overnight Sunday and into the morning commute. The TTC buses do not use snow tires.
The TTC board voted in favour of a five-cent fare hike on Thursday to help fill a $28 million gap in the budget.
Miranda Edwards tends bar at the 521 Bar and Lounge on Danforth Avenue. She finishes work after the subway has closed for the night. If the City of Toronto cancels TTC night buses, she has few alternatives. “(I’d have to) spend more money on taxis or walking, which is unsafe for someone to do at […]
Geremi Sachs, 24, relies on the 103 Mt. Pleasant bus to take him to and from his job as a late-night barista at Starbucks in North York. Due to the recent route changes planned by the TTC, Sachs will soon have to find another way to get home after 10 p.m. “I guess I should […]
Some of the TTC riders attending an information meeting tonight at Metro Hall voiced their anger about the proposed transit budget cuts. The meeting, the first of four this week, attracted more than 100 people. It attempted an open-house style gathering that featured visuals, information and TTC planners moving around the room. There were no […]
Three Toronto Maple Leafs prospects have made headlines recently—two for their scoring prowess, and the other as the victim of a vicious hit from behind.