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June 12, 2014

Toronto Transit orders 55 Nova buses

Delivery of the first of the 40-foot diesel buses, including a pilot bus, will begin in 2015.


April 28, 2014

TTC enhancing accessibility with priority seating

Blue seats will be designated for persons with disabilities, the elderly and expectant mothers. The new seating being introduced first on the system’s new articulated buses and expanded to all vehicles over the next two years.


March 5, 2014

TTC rolls out subway navigation enhancements

Will apply already existing line numbers and color-coding to the four subway and rail lines, make greater use of pictograms and improve station entrance signage across the city.


December 19, 2013

TTC subway 'guards,' collectors on verge of obsolescence

A plan to begin testing single-operator subway trains next year marks the beginning of the end of the guard position (the second operator).


December 11, 2013

TTC launches free Wi-Fi at 2 subway stations

BAI Canada is paying the transit agency $25 million over 20 years for the rights to install and operate the network.


October 10, 2013

Toronto Transit cops may regain power to make arrests

The transit officers were stripped of the special constable designation, which includes the power to make arrests, in 2010 following allegations they were exceeding their authority.


October 4, 2013

TTC to add 153 Nova buses to fleet

Introduced the first of the new vehicles into its fleet. The rest will enter service this December. The total cost of the purchase is $143.7 million.


July 24, 2013

Toronto Transit debuts longer streetcars

The air-conditioned, low-floor vehicles, manufactured by Bombardier Transportation, are nearly twice the length of the old Canadian Light Rail Vehicles and can accommodate 250 people.


July 22, 2013

Toronto Transit whistleblower program to root out internal fraud, theft

The new "Integrity" program will allow the agency's 13,000 employees to anonymously report unethical or illegal behavior by co-workers or contractors.


June 27, 2013

TTC renews, extends suicide prevention program

Will continue Crisis Link through July 31, 2018. The program has handled an average of 2.75 incidents per month of people contemplating suicide on the transit system. No person has ever attempted suicide on the TTC immediately after speaking with a Crisis Link counselor.


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