Monthly Archives: July 2019

Disappearing GO-TTC fare discount a major blow to regional transit in Toronto

Earlier this week,┬átransit riders learned that the fare discount for connecting between GO Transit and the TTC would soon come to an end. The provincial Liberal government introduced the discounted double fare in 2017. It reduced the cost of a … Continue reading

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Ontario’s new ride: ION LRT opens in Kitchener-Waterloo

On June 21, 2019, Ontario’s first modern light rail transit (LRT) system opened to the public. The launch of ION in Kitchener-Waterloo represents an important milestone for both the region and for the province as a whole: additional light rail … Continue reading

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Biking off to Buffalo

Tondawanda Rail Trail Back on Victoria Day weekend, I biked down to Toronto’s Union Station, loaded by wheels onto a GO train, and headed for Niagara. I have biked through Niagara before, and it is a very pleasant place for … Continue reading

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