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St. Catharines Standard
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GOQ&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GO
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
Q&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant LaFleche: When the premier met with the Niagara GO delegation in 2014, she was late to the meeting because she was caught in gridlock on the QEW. Is reducing commuter... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara ready, set for GOUnder any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leavi
Niagara ready, set for GO
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
Under any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leaving a Niagara delegation waiting, would be a source of annoyance. The collection of Niagara politicians and staff were anxious for the meeting. They had lost their... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GOQ&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GO
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Q&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant LaFleche: When the premier met with the Niagara GO delegation in 2014, she was late to the meeting because she was caught in gridlock on the QEW. Is reducing commuter... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara ready, set for GOUnder any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leavi
Niagara ready, set for GO
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Under any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leaving a Niagara delegation waiting, would be a source of annoyance. The collection of Niagara politicians and staff were anxious for the meeting. They had lost their... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GOQ&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant
Q&A: Transportation minister talks GO
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Q&A with Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on Niagara GO. Grant LaFleche: When the premier met with the Niagara GO delegation in 2014, she was late to the meeting because she was caught in gridlock on the QEW. Is reducing commuter... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara ready, set for GOUnder any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leavi
Niagara ready, set for GO
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Under any other circumstance, the premier of Ontario trapped in gridlock, leaving a Niagara delegation waiting, would be a source of annoyance. The collection of Niagara politicians and staff were anxious for the meeting. They had lost their... Read more
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Toronto Star
Union Pearson train as a commuter line?Wynne wouldn't weigh suggestions for lower fares that could attract riders -- s
Union Pearson train as a commuter line?
Toronto Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Wynne wouldn't weigh suggestions for lower fares that could attract riders -- such as prices equivalent to GO Trains or the TTC. Metrolinx needs to consider "all of the options" for the trains that run every 15 minutes in both directions between... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Phase 2 of transit plan before councilCoun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add
Phase 2 of transit plan before council
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
Coun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add additional 30-minute bus routes in Niagara Falls. “That's the only direction we can go,” she said Sunday. “We definitely need 30-minute service in order to make a... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Phase 2 of transit plan before councilCoun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add
Phase 2 of transit plan before council
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
Coun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add additional 30-minute bus routes in Niagara Falls. “That's the only direction we can go,” she said Sunday. “We definitely need 30-minute service in order to make a... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Phase 2 of transit plan before councilCoun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add
Phase 2 of transit plan before council
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
Coun. Carolynn Iaonnoni hopes council won't put the brakes on a proposal to add additional 30-minute bus routes in Niagara Falls. “That's the only direction we can go,” she said Sunday. “We definitely need 30-minute service in order to make a... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage homeYou ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boa
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage home
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
You ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boarded up brick house on the corner of Mississauga and Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake? I’ve heard it’s haunted and have noticed there’s some work being done on it lately. A:... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage homeYou ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boa
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage home
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
You ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boarded up brick house on the corner of Mississauga and Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake? I’ve heard it’s haunted and have noticed there’s some work being done on it lately. A:... Read more
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Welland Tribune
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage homeYou ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boa
SEARCH ENGINE: 'Haunted house' now a heritage home
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
You ask... We answer. Q: I’ve always wondered what the story is behind the boarded up brick house on the corner of Mississauga and Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake? I’ve heard it’s haunted and have noticed there’s some work being done on it lately. A:... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Union Pearson Express ridership slumps to all-time lowRidership on Toronto’s struggling airport train took a dive after October, clos
Union Pearson Express ridership slumps to all-time low
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Ridership on Toronto’s struggling airport train took a dive after October, closing out last year with the two lowest months yet. The Union Pearson Express, which launched with much fanfare last summer, had the goal of carrying 5,000 riders a day... Read more
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Torontoist
February 5, 2016The news this fine pre-weekend morning is all about city politics and cats. Joh
February 5, 2016
Torontoist / Posted 3 days ago
The news this fine pre-weekend morning is all about city politics and cats. John Tory and city council disagree on how sweet a deal telecoms should get, the city will begin removing abandoned bikes, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT is proving a headache to... Read more
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Toronto Star
Letting Via riders transfer to UPX trains at Weston 'not feasible'Then there’s what transportation experts call dwell time — the amount of time i
Letting Via riders transfer to UPX trains at Weston 'not feasible'
Toronto Star / Posted 4 days ago
Then there’s what transportation experts call dwell time — the amount of time it takes for passengers to board and exit at a station. Given the traffic at Weston, Metrolinx estimates Via would have only 60 seconds to get its passengers on and off the... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
GO fares heading up MondayGO Transit fares are going up Monday. Area residents who rely on GO's trains a
GO fares heading up Monday
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
GO Transit fares are going up Monday. Area residents who rely on GO's trains and buses could be paying more Feb. 1, depending upon how far they're travelling. Metrolinx, which operates GO Transit, approved the increases in December. The base adult... Read more
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Torontoist
Video: Raccoon Rides The Rocket During Morning RushThey're officially taking over Toronto. Raccoons are taking over Toronto. Rac
Video: Raccoon Rides The Rocket During Morning Rush
Torontoist / Posted 4 days ago
They're officially taking over Toronto. Raccoons are taking over Toronto. Raccoon on the subway. Standard. The raccoon’s visit caused delays this morning (as if there weren’t enough already). Does Toronto need a Raccoon Relief Line? Yes, yes we... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Hamilton transit strategy takes new directionHamilton could be on the hook for at least $12 million this year to pay for nee
Hamilton transit strategy takes new direction
Dundas Star News / Posted 7 days ago
Hamilton could be on the hook for at least $12 million this year to pay for needed buses and design plans if councillors want to continue fulfilling the 10-year transit plan they approved last year. Metrolinx provided $1.2 billion for the light-rail... Read more
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Toronto Star
Electric shock for Metrolinx shows how thinking small can cause big pain: HumeMetrolinx found that out the hard way when it suddenly realized the historic tr
Electric shock for Metrolinx shows how thinking small can cause big pain: Hume
Toronto Star / Posted 8 days ago
Metrolinx found that out the hard way when it suddenly realized the historic train shed at Union Station will be centimetres short when GO service is electrified years from now. The designated heritage structure is being meticulously refurbished as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Union Station shed renovation stalled by low arches and an electrified futureAuthorities are spending a quarter of a billion dollars renovating the shed beh
Union Station shed renovation stalled by low arches and an electrified future
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Authorities are spending a quarter of a billion dollars renovating the shed behind Union Station where the trains stop. One teensy hitch: As things stand now, the new electric trains that are supposed to glide in one day won’t fit. The old steel... Read more
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Toronto Star
Let’s ask some pointed questions about the transit rehabIs Metrolinx able to, and are they in favour of, increasing service to five-min
Let’s ask some pointed questions about the transit rehab
Toronto Star / Posted 11 days ago
Is Metrolinx able to, and are they in favour of, increasing service to five-minute intervals from Unionville to Union Station along the Stouffville line? The current plan is to double the frequency to every 15 minutes. Getting to every five minutes... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tory admits parts of his SmartTrack plan will not workToronto Mayor John Tory is acknowledging that a key part of the transit proposa
Tory admits parts of his SmartTrack plan will not work
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Toronto Mayor John Tory is acknowledging that a key part of the transit proposal he used to get elected does not make sense, saying that making the change leaves the overall package stronger. During the 2014 election campaign, Mr. Tory brushed aside... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Two studies produce different SmartTrack projections on ridershipMayor John Tory’s office will release numbers on Tuesday that show his key tran
Two studies produce different SmartTrack projections on ridership
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Mayor John Tory’s office will release numbers on Tuesday that show his key transit proposal could attract many more riders than he promised during the election campaign – figures that are much higher than a separate study looking at another version... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Substantial SmartTrack changes popular with city councillorsAs SmartTrack changes shape behind the scenes, there were calls for Toronto May
Substantial SmartTrack changes popular with city councillors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
As SmartTrack changes shape behind the scenes, there were calls for Toronto Mayor John Tory to accept the advice of experts studying his transit plan, but also concerns about how the city seems to be moving toward paying for something the province... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan for Toronto getting smaller, cheaperMayor John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan is becoming smaller and cheaper, with
John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan for Toronto getting smaller, cheaper
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan is becoming smaller and cheaper, with the promise of more frequent service, The Globe and Mail has learned. Staff with the city and the regional transit agency Metrolinx have been working on how to integrate... Read more
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Toronto Star
Metrolinx lightens design for Davenport rail bridgeMetrolinx says that the greener features, including more pathways, more park sp
Metrolinx lightens design for Davenport rail bridge
Toronto Star / Posted 28 days ago
Metrolinx says that the greener features, including more pathways, more park space and greenery growing up the sides of the structure, will raise the cost of the project from about $140 million to about $200 million. The agency’s Anne Marie Aikins... Read more
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Toronto Star
Crosstown gas-fired power plant has Mount Dennis residents fired upResidents say they were told the plant will be part of the first phase of const
Crosstown gas-fired power plant has Mount Dennis residents fired up
Toronto Star / Posted 30 days ago
Residents say they were told the plant will be part of the first phase of construction. They would like that changed so there is more time to discuss potentially greener solutions. Community groups are also asking the province and Metrolinx to... Read more

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