The decommissioned Scarborough RT line has created challenges for commuters in Scarborough, with students now back in school.
Many public transit riders in Toronto are seeking reassurance from the city’s mayoral candidates regarding their plans to address increased violence on the TTC.
Despite the Toronto being in lockdown and COVID-19 cases surging, TTC vehicles are filled with riders, causing some Torontonians to worry.
Feeling like sardines on a bus or train? Frustrated because of signal problems during rush hour? Not feeling safe on transit? A protest by TTCRiders held February 6, 2020
called on commuters to demand more funding from their local city councillors for the TTC in the 2020 city budget. It took place in five subway stations: Dufferin, Kennedy, Lawrence West, St. George and Coxwell, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., except at St. George, where it took place in the morning between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The old line was going to run from Pape to Osgoode, and cover much less ground. Now, parts of the Yonge line are proposed extend as far as Richmond Hill, and the community is excited.
More than 100 people at a town hall meeting on March 26 opposed Premier Doug Ford’s plans for the province to take over the TTC.