Author Archive

Monday is Election Day – The Time to Act is Now!

Thanks to the thousands of Public Transit Coalition supporters, we’ve achieved a lot in the lead up to “E-Day”. We’ve launched a new website, featuring an engaging video on the importance of keeping the TTC public, we’ve advertised our cause on TV, in print and throughout the TTC, and we’ve graded candidates’ commitment to maintain […]

Pantalone Gets Top Mark on Transit Report Card

Mayoral hopeful Joe Pantalone received the top grade in the Public Transit Coalition’s  Report Card which rates where the leading mayoral candidates stand on key issues facing the TTC.  Candidates were sent a ten-question survey on a range of transit-related issues from keeping the TTC public to keeping fares in check. The complete list of […]

PTC Report Card shows Voters where Council Candidates Stand

Today, the Public Transit Coalition (PTC) released a report card that graded candidates running for City Council on the election issue that has received the most attention to date: public transit.  Each candidate was sent a ten-question survey on a range of transit-related issues such as: keeping the TTC public, building the Transit City Light Rail […]

Publicly Accountable Leadership: Key for Good Public Transit

Without TTC Commissioners who are accountable to the public, we have no mechanism to ensure they will make decisions that are good for the public and the environment. Yes, unelected Commissioners might be environmentalists. Or, they may care about buying products or services that help their friends at the expense of the environment. Their decisions […]

Provincial Funding Key to “Improving the TTC Experience”

The Public Transit Coalition (PTC) is pleased to see that the TTC is listening and taking action on the more than 75 recommendations made by the Customer Service Advisory Panel (the Panel). A strong commitment to serving TTC riders is at the centre of what the PTC has been advocating for since it launched in April, […]