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Suicides on the subway tracks are driving up employee absenteeism, TTC says

Absenteeism among Toronto Transit Commission workers has been "unfavourable" for more than two years — but the reasons for it are complex and linked to the number of suicides witnessed by employees, the TTC has found. In the last three months of 2016, ther

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https://ca.news.yahoo.com/suicides-subway-tracks-driving-employee-215236220.html

Canada’s New Climate Plan Could Shift Billions from Highway Expansion to Public Transit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Clark and most of Canada’s premiers recently signed the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. ‘Framework’ is a good title for this agreement — it is barely a start on what is needed.

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https://www.desmog.ca/2016/12/28/canada-s-new-climate-plan-could-shift-billions-highway-expansion-public-transit

Episode 17: Get Over It

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, I’ll pay you $39 million to fool me four times. 

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https://www.thenullspace.net/podcast/get-over-it

mto-20170111 - Media Events

Ministry of Transportation Improving Public Transit in York Region Vaughan, ON – Jan 11, 2017 Live webcast is scheduled to begin at approximately at 9:30 am EST

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http://www.mediaevents.ca/mto-20170111/

I'm a TTC fare evader

My income does not meet the minimum poverty level, so without regular, fulltime employment I just can’t afford to get around this wondrous city. What's the answer? Free. Public. Transit.

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https://nowtoronto.com/news/ttc-fare-evader/

TTC to become #1 transit system in North America by sabotaging other cities’ transit systems - The Beaverton

TORONTO – Andy Byford, CEO of the Toronto Transit Commission, has promised that the TTC will become North America’s premier mass transit system by the end of 2017 through large-scale sabotage of other transportation systems across the continent. “Let’s fac

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https://www.thebeaverton.com/2017/01/ttc-become-1-transit-system-north-america-sabotaging-cities-transit-systems/

Thinking about drinking on New Year's Eve? Ride TTC, GO Transit for free

Provincial police say they hope free transit options on New Year's Eve will curb drinking and driving after a deadly year on Ontario roads. More than 7,400 drivers were charged with impaired driving across the province in 2016 — and December's figures aren

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/free-transit-nye-toronto-1.3916590

Green Cities Conference

John the Transit Alliance and panelists for the Green Cities 2017 conference. Guest speakers Jennifer Keesmaat, Toronto Chief Planner,  Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environment Commissioner Amy Erixon, Principal and Managing Director Investments, Avison Young

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/green-cities-conference-tickets-24098608587

Putting a climate lens on infrastructure spending

The Liberal government passed a private member's bill giving funding priority to green infrastructure projects. Eric Doherty say this could mean tens of billions of dollars more for public transit.

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http://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/redeye/2016/12/putting-climate-lens-on-infrastructure-spending

Transit can lead the way for an accessible Toronto

Wellesley Institute works in research and policy to improve health and health equity in the GTA through action on the social determinants of health.

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http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/health/transit-can-lead-the-way-for-an-accessible-toronto/

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