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More ride options doesn’t mean less traffic

With a limited number of taxis, some drivers concentrated on downtown hotels, hoping to get a “golden ticket” ride to an airport. [...] residents on the west side of town found drivers were reluctant to come all the way out to the outer avenues to pick up

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http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/nevius/article/More-ride-options-doesn-t-mean-less-traffic-9139929.php

Need holiday gift ideas? How about a TTC-inspired shower curtain?

The Toronto Transit Commission relaunched its online store Monday, introducing products like vintage posters and subway-inspired cuff links to its collection of official merchandise.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ttc-relaunches-shop-1.3871524

TTC fares set to rise for 6th year in a row amid budget shortfall, declining ridership

The TTC is proposing a 10-cent fare increase for the coming year as the transit agency works to address a projected 2017 budget shortfall of $61 million.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/3073060/ttc-fares-set-to-rise-for-6th-year-in-a-row-amid-budget-shortfall-declining-ridership/

World Leaders on Instagram 2016

Executive Summary Instagram may not have the reach of its better-known social media rivals, but it has an ever-increasing following - something world leaders and their advisors have not been slow to recognize. The heads of state and government and foreign

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http://twiplomacy.com/blog/world-leaders-on-instagram-2016/

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/current-state-and-guiding-principles

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/

Raccoon hitches ride on Toronto subway, commuters take it in stride

Toronto subway riders had a rather unusual guest join them on the morning commute Tuesday when a raccoon was spotted on one of the southbound trains.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/2492291/raccoon-hitches-ride-on-toronto-subway-commuters-take-it-in-stride/

No Pants SkyTrain Ride attracting more people than ever, despite being just plain silly

It may seem like a stunt only a narcissist or seriously forgetful person would do, but going pantless on the SkyTrain is now a thing for hundreds of people in Vancouver. "Honestly it's skyrocketed, the no pants event skyrocketed," said Larry Piché, who org

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https://ca.news.yahoo.com/no-pants-skytrain-ride-attracting-004054192.html

blink-182 - Happy Holidays,You Bastard

blink-182 Happy Holidays,You Bastard fourth track of the album "Take Off Your Pants And Jacket" Lyrics: It's christmas eve and I've only wrapped two fuckin' presents It`s christmas eve and I've only wrapped two fuckin' presents And I hate, hate, hate your

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fECcM0cS4

A subway ride without pants

An extreme cold weather advisory didn’t stop members of the No Pants Society from taking a ride on the TTC on Sunday.

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http://www.torontosun.com/2017/01/08/a-subway-ride-without-pants

The difference between the Fords’ Subway Plan and John Tory’s Subway Plan | Marshall's Musings on WordPress.com

The Rob Ford/Doug Ford Subway Plan, circa 2014 The above is the subway plan promoted by Rob Ford, and later Doug Ford, in the 2014 municipal election. Thanks to today's pandering to suburban councillors demanding their own subway lines, below is the John T

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https://seanmarshall.ca/2016/07/13/the-difference-between-the-fords-subway-plan-and-john-torys-subway-plan/

The 10 worst people on the TTC

With the all-too-common short turns, delays, and random outages, using the TTC on a regular basis is tough enough without seat hogs, backpack wearers, and other transit monsters screwing up your ride. A half-century ago, the TTC printed cartoon etiquette g

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http://www.blogto.com/city/2014/07/the_10_worst_people_on_the_ttc/

John Tory’s two transit plans fighting for same riders

A transit planning report released late Thursday finds that SmartTrack could push Scarborough subway ridership below 10,000 per hour

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/john-torys-two-transit-plans-fighting-for-same-riders/article29027573/

A cheaper ride should be coming for low-income TTC users in 2018

Toronto transit riders living close to the poverty line could start paying about $1 less per ride starting in 2018 with council's approval of a low-income pass discount Wednesday.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ttc-low-income-1.3897472

Who Asked Andy Byford for the Scarborugh Subway vs LRT Report?

At the July 13, 2016 Toronto City Council meeting, TTC CEO Andy Byord twice said someone asked him (minute 2:00 - 2:20) to do a comparison between the costs of the Scarborough Subway and the Scarborough LRT. On June 29, at 6:21 p.m., TTC spokesperson Brad

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB_zdGR4FCA

Bombardier confident as aggressive street car shipping deadlines loom

THUNDER BAY – Bombardier will be shipping four TTC street cars a month starting next month, a company spokesman confirmed Thursday. Marc-Andre Lefebvre says the company is confident they can continue to meet the deadlines put in place by the TTC. “Right no

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http://www.tbnewswatch.com/News/384865/Bombardier_confident_as_aggressive_street_car_shipping_deadlines_loom

Scarborough Subway: The Trojan Horse Alignment | Urban Toronto

Could a "big bend" alignment for the north end of the Scarborough Subway put the Sheppard Subway back on the table? We look at a plan that might cost a lot more than initially intended.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/01/scarborough-subway-trojan-horse-alignment

Presto has more problems at Toronto subway stations

Are you among the six per cent of TTC riders who use Presto to pay your subway fare? If so, you might have had a little trouble adding money to you...

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http://www.blogto.com/city/2016/12/presto-has-more-technical-problems-toronto-subway-stations/

TTC Wi-Fi coverage expanding past platforms and into subway tunnels in 2018 | MobileSyrup.com

Toronto communters will be able to use their wireless device beyond the subway platform and into tunnels next year, which many riders feel is long overdue.

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http://mobilesyrup.com/2017/01/06/ttc-wi-fi-coverage-expanding-past-platforms-and-into-subway-tunnels-in-2018/

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