News for October 2017
Museum Station closing early for fare gate construction
October 31, 2017
This week and next, Museum Station will close at 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday nights, Nov. 1 and 2, and Nov. 6 and 7, for fare gate construction.
- Temporary changes to TTC’s 501 Queen streetcar next week
October 27, 2017 - Customers on the TTC’s 501 Queen route will see some service changes next week as a result of early completion of track work at McCaul St., emergency track maintenance between Broadview Ave. and River St., and a road closure for The Bay’s Christmas window display unveiling.
- TTC track upgrades close portion of Line 1 this weekend
October 25, 2017 - This weekend, Oct. 27-28, TTC crews will work to replace special track and switches just south of Eglinton Station, requiring the portion of Line 1 Yonge-University between St Clair and Lawrence stations to close.
- TTC to host open houses at three new Line 1 stations Saturday afternoon
October 25, 2017 - This Sat., Oct. 28, the TTC will host open houses at three of the six new stations on the Line 1 extension to York Region.
- Royal Canadian Legion and TTC launch annual poppy sales campaign this Friday
October 24, 2017 - Grade 6 students from Davisville Public School will join Canadian veterans of war and peacekeeping missions to launch the Toronto Royal Canadian Legion's annual TTC Poppy Campaign this Friday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. at North York Centre Station.
- TTC conducting emergency exercise at future York University Station
October 24, 2017 - Tomorrow, Wed., Oct. 25, from approximately 6 a.m. to noon, the TTC will conduct an emergency exercise at the future York University Station in advance of the opening of the Line 1 extension on Dec. 17.
- TTC signal upgrades continue this weekend
October 18, 2017 - This weekend, Oct. 21-22, essential work and testing on the TTC’s new Automatic Train Control (ATC) system will require Line 1 Yonge-University to close between St George and Sheppard West stations.
- New TTC fare gate construction begins at Queen Station
October 17, 2017 - The turnstiles at Queen Station will become a thing of the past as the construction begins to install the TTC's new modern fare gates with PRESTO
- TTC Statement on Auditor General's Report
October 13, 2017 - The following statement is from TTC CEO Andy Byford on the just-released report by the City's Auditor General entitled, "Review of Complaint Regarding the June 29, 2016, Toronto Transit Commission Briefing Note."
- TTC’s Woodbine and St Clair West stations now fully accessible
October 12, 2017 - TTC Chair Josh Colle, Ward 31 Councillor Janet Davis and Debbie Gillespie, Chair of the TTC’s Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit celebrated the completion of upgrades and accessibility features to Woodbine Station.
- 501 Queen streetcar to divert for TTC track upgrades
October 12, 2017 - Streetcars on the 501 Queen route will divert starting 5 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 15 until early November as TTC crews complete track upgrades at the intersection of Queen St. W. and McCaul St.
- TTC Statement - Bombardier Streetcar Delays
October 12, 2017 - The following is a joint statement from TTC Chair Josh Colle and TTC CEO Andy Byford.
- Statement on the passing of TTC employee Tom Dedes
October 10, 2017 - Tom Dedes, 50, an 18-year veteran of the TTC and a subway track maintenance employee, succumbed to injuries today sustained after a workplace incident in the early hours of Oct. 1.
Victoria Park: Elevator out of service between overpass, Victoria Park Ave entrance and concourse.
Last updated Jul 3, 6:39 PM
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