News for June 2009
TTC and Bombardier sign contract to build 204 new streetcars
June 30, 2009
The Toronto Transit Commission and Bombardier Transportation Canada Inc. today officially signed a contract for the manufacture and purchase of 204 new low-floor streetcars.
- TTC Scarborough Malvern LRT Open House location change
June 29, 2009 - The location of the TTC’s Scarborough Malvern LRT Open House, scheduled to take place today, Monday, June 29, has been moved to the Qssis Banquet Hall due to the City-wide strike that has closed all City of Toronto facilities, including the Scarborough Village Recreation Centre.
- City Council approves funds for TTC purchase of new streetcars
June 26, 2009 - Toronto transit users will soon be riding the rails in new Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) that will be manufactured in Ontario following today’s City Council approval of the funds necessary to complete the purchase.
- TTC Eglinton LRT Open House cancelled
June 24, 2009 - The TTC’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT Open House, scheduled to take place this Thursday, June 25, has been cancelled due to the city-wide strike that has closed all City of Toronto facilities, including the Don Montgomery Community Centre.
- TTC public forum on accessible transit still on tonight
June 23, 2009 - Members of the public are invited to provide ideas on how to make the Toronto Transit Commission’s services and facilities better for people with disabilities. Exhibition Place is not affected by the current labour disruption at the City of Toronto.
- TTC streetcar Operators honoured as Community Watchers of the year
June 19, 2009 - TTC streetcar Operators Robert Shields, John Ambraska and Victor Esdelle have been selected as the TTC’s Community Watchers of the Year, in recognition of their role in coming to the aid of a woman who had been assaulted.
- Public invited to TTC public forum on accessible transit
June 19, 2009 - Members of the public are invited to provide ideas on how to make the Toronto Transit Commission’s services and facilities better for people with disabilities.
- Additional information regarding TTC Metropass activation stickers
June 17, 2009 - The Toronto Transit Commission is introducing new security features to its Metropass, Weekly Pass and GTA Weekly Pass in an effort to thwart an increase in counterfeiting, starting in July.
- New-look TTC passes designed to thwart counterfeiters
June 3, 2009 - The Toronto Transit Commission today introduced new security features to its Metropass, Weekly Pass and GTA Weekly Pass in an effort to thwart an increase in counterfeiting.
- TTC takes aim at counterfeit passes
June 2, 2009 - TTC Chair Adam Giambrone and Chief General Manager Gary Webster will unveil new security features for TTC passes.