King Street hits a sweet spot in urban development: city planner
City councillors, planners, and engineers are working on a master plan to re-design King Street. King Street’s re-design puts transit first. “King Street is not working today. It’s that simple. It’s not working for cyclists, it’s not working for drivers, and it is certainly not working for transit. It’s... Read more
TTC CEO Andy Byford speaks of optimism and change for the next 5 years
After half a decade of growing pains, TTC CEO Andy Byford reflected on the last five years and what’s to come at the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Jan 7. In 2012, a newly-appointed Byford set out with the five-year vision to make the TTC “a transit system... Read more
Jan. 21 – TTC Board Meeting
Skedline.com reporters Mehek Mazhar and Lauren Courtenay attend the monthly Toronto Transit Council meeting in which the new subway extension is discussed. Read more
John Tory’s budget proposes major transit overhaul
There may be some new changes to Toronto’s transit system in the coming months. Earlier this week, John Tory put forward his budget proposal to City Council which featured expansions to transit service. Last Monday, Tory and TTC Chair Josh Colle announced a $95 million investment that will aim... Read more
Streetcar blockade causes TTC delay
Humber students reject “ridiculous” TTC fare hike
As a commuter school, Humber College students will feel the brunt of TTC’s latest proposed fare hike – and they’re not happy about it. The fare hike was announced by John Tory and TTC Chair Josh Colle the day before city council’s first budget meeting under the new mayor. This... Read more

John Tory was elected as the new mayor of Toronto almost a month ago. Because of his victory, Tory’s ‘SmartTrack’ plan to build a new Regional Express Rail (RER) surface subway line is a go. Mayoral candidate, Ari Goldkind, shared his thoughts on the plan. While he supports SmartTrack and knows Tory has the experience to put it together, Goldkind has concerns of the plan’s costs and routing and says his transit plan, ‘More Than a Map’ is better for the city.

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Toronto council candidate Russ Ford profile
No, he is not related to current Toronto mayor, Rob Ford… But for 30 years, resident Russ Ford, has been serving the Etobicoke – Lakeshore community as the executive director for LAMP Community Health Centre. Now, Ford is running as a candidate for the Ward 6 seat at city... Read more
Lakeshore Campus parking crush drives search for more lots
Humber College is cramped to find room for new and returning students who wish to park near campus. Along with limited parking along residential side streets, time restricted spots along Lakeshore Blvd. also make it difficult for students to find convenient parking spots. Not only this, but local residents... Read more
Traffic safety blitz around Toronto schools
Toronto Police Service and the Toronto District School Board are teaming up in a road safety blitz for students and motorists. The Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety initiative runs through the first two weeks of school to promote safe driving habits. Toronto Police Traffic... Read more