Year in review 2006

February 10: Special Constables, FBI and Toronto Police bust an international, multi-million-dollar counterfeir token ring.

February 21: Ontario Superior Court of Justice rules in favour of building St. Clair ROW.

March 21: Broadview Station officially becomes accessible.

March 22: Commission approves bio-diesel for all its buses.

April 1: Cost of tickets, tokens, passes and cash fares increases.

April 24: Arrow Road Operator Manjit Khabra runs first new hybrid bus in service.

April 16: Blue, short-sleeved golf shirt for Operators and Collectors debuts.

May 24: Officials break ground on $90-million Union Station construction project.

June 6: Public invited to view full-size mock-up of future subway car.

June 7: Operations GM Gary Webster appointed Interim CGM.

June 11: Roadeo Grand Champs crowned: Stephen Burley – Bus; Martin Owen – Wheel-Trans; Peter Cerone/Michael Enright/Rob Defend – Maintenance Team; Carey Leroux – Maintenance Driver.

June 13: Birchmount Operator Visnue Samaroo named Transit Community Watcher of the Year.

June 22: Jane Station officially becomes accessible.

June 24: TTC participates in Mayor’s Cup Cricket Tournament for first time.

July 1: Metropasses become eligible for new federal gas tax credit.

August 30: Commission unanimously approves Bombardier as new subway train builder.

September 20: Commission approves bike racks for all future buses.

October 13: Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield visits TTC for gas tax announcement.

November 4: TTC and GO co-host CUTA Fall Conference in Toronto.

November 26: TTC’s new token went on sale to public.

November 26: By this date, another eight bus routes become accessible.

December 19: TTC employees and pensioners raise $1,180,000 for United Way of Greater Toronto.


Latest News

 New Corporate Plan cover

TTC Corporate Plan 2018-2022

Advancing to the next level.

Corporate Notice

COVID-19 positive tests update.

From the CSO

COVID-19 Safety Notice.

Bicycle donation drive

Donate your new or gently used bicycles by July 22.

In Memoriam

Blunt, Burchat, Downey, Gamarra, Marshall, McIndoo, Mercieca, Mingo.

The Coupler wants to keep you connected

The Coupler invites all employees and pensioners to sign up for TTC news and headlines via our mailbox at Simply send us an e-mail request from your personal e-mail address and include your full name, badge number or pensioner number and work location or home address. Note: personal information is for verification purposes only. Please call Senior Communications Advisor/Editor Mike DeToma at 416-393-3793, or e-mail, for more information.

Back Track