Provincial interference in Toronto transit has a history of being wrong – Ford's penchant for using government to benefit friends and clients can only make it worse Read more


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Mike Watier

Plus, the NDP's anti-Palestinianism problem, and alarming news on the Endangered Species Act Read more

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Even TTC employees who come clean about their medical cannabis use can find themselves reassigned or taken off the job indefinitely Read more


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Michael Watier

The Ford campaign claimed that a takeover would cost $160 million per year, but recent estimates from the TTC set a much higher annual value: over $1 billion Read more



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The last time the province entered into a public-private partnership with another transportation asset – Highway 407 – taxpayers got stuck with a toll road only the well-off can afford to use Read more



Jenn Kitagawa

We spoke with six artists featured in Life on the Line, a new print series to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association Read more


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I’ve got news for businesses trying to mooch off creative professionals: starving artists die from this kind of exposure Read more



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Last year was the highest on record in recent memory for suicides on the TTC Read more



Jon Bullock

Toronto's NUMTOT group commonly discusses issues in Toronto’s transit system and political landscape in relation to urbanism all while making jokes and memes. Read more


There's another reason for Doug Ford’s enthusiasm to squash council’s influence – namely, his plot for the province to take control of public transit in Toronto Read more

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How can the transit provider be so sure of the accuracy of a drug test for cannabis that the Department of Justice recently concluded is ineffective in determining impairment? Read more


Special free screening of Stephen Low's doc about the humble streetcar is more suited to a transportation museum than a world-class film festival Read more


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The King Street Pilot project has so far been good for commuters Read more



Samuel Engelking

We took a ride on the TTC to check out the new subway stations taking commuters to Vaughan Read more


Planned Parenthood’s new campaign encourages straight and cisgender youth to stand up to homophobia, biphobia and transphobia Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog


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SafeTTC and #ThisIsWhere campaign sheds light on harassment on the TTC, but are they doing enough? Read more

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Peter Broster

Tracks On Tracks features selections suitable for peak hours and late night and will be updated weekly with new music Read more


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Part of a global initiative, Books on the Transit wants to bring strangers together through books – but the TTC is not having it Read more


Court upholds random drug testing policy suggesting a “culture of drug and alcohol use” at the transit provider, but to what extent there’s an issue with vehicle operators is less clear Read more

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