News for August 2018
Back to School on the TTC
August 31, 2018
The TTC has some back-to-school reminders for students and parents as they begin a new school year.
- TTC service improvements start rolling out this weekend
August 30, 2018 - Starting this Sunday, Sept. 2, the TTC will be rolling out the first of two phases of major fall service improvements that will reduce crowding on Line 1, increase service on more than 30 bus routes and speed up trip times across the city through a new Express Network of buses.
- Reminder: Portion of TTC Line 1 to close this weekend
August 24, 2018 - The TTC is reminding customers that this weekend, Aug. 25-26, there will be no service on the portion of Line 1 Yonge-University between Sheppard West and Lawrence West stations, as TTC crews continue to install the Automated Train Control signal system.
- Leo Zhang chosen as TTC’s first Underground Idol
August 23, 2018 - Cellist Leo Zhang was this afternoon named the winner of the TTC’s Underground Sounds competition.
- TTC’s 2-hour transfer available on PRESTO starting Aug. 26
August 23, 2018 - Starting this Sun., Aug. 26, PRESTO card customers will be able to take advantage of the TTC’s new two-hour transfer to hop on and off the bus, streetcar or subway on one fare as long as they are within a two-hour window.
- TTC, YRT and Metrolinx co-host first Special Constables Women’s Symposium
August 22, 2018 - This Saturday, the TTC, York Region Transit (YRT) and Metrolinx will co-host the first Transit Special Constable Women’s symposium to encourage more women to join the field.
- Portion of TTC Line 1 to close this weekend
August 21, 2018 - This weekend, Aug. 25-26, there will be no service on the portion of Line 1 Yonge-University between Finch West and Lawrence West stations, as TTC crews continue to install the Automated Train Control (ATC) signal system.
- Infrastructure investments improving service for TTC Wheel-Trans customers
August 21, 2018 - The Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto are improving front-line service for TTC Wheel-Trans customers through recent investments in 120 new accessible vehicles, 18 new Access Hubs and substantial upgrades to IT, telecommunications and booking systems.
- TTC service returns to Broadview Ave. this weekend
August 13, 2018 - The TTC's 504 King, 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton service will return to regular routing through the Broadview Ave./Gerrard St. intersection this Sun., Aug. 12, at 7 a.m.
- TTC PM service update for August 8
August 8, 2018 - The TTC is advising customers that due to flooding at Sheppard West Station, subway service between Wilson and Finch West stations will be replaced by shuttle buses through the afternoon rush hour, resulting in longer than normal travel times.
- Portion of TTC Line 1 closed this weekend
August 7, 2018 - This weekend, August 11-12, there will be no service on the portion of Line 1 Yonge-University between Lawrence and St Clair stations while Metrolinx crews continue construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
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