Tag Archives: Fares

Some answered questions about Toronto’s next subway extension (updated)

York University Station, August 2017 Updated October 10, 2017 Ten months ago, I wrote about some of the unanswered questions about the Toronto Transit Commission’s Line 1 subway extension to York University and Vaughan. At the time, I was concerned … Continue reading

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Unanswered questions about Toronto’s next subway extension

The TTC subway extension to York University will open a year from now. What will happen to transit passengers once their buses no longer serve the campus? Continue reading

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Why Presto and the TTC don’t mix

After Presto double-charged me on a simple TTC transfer, I explain why the TTC needs to modernize its fare policies. Continue reading

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GO Transit plans to raise fares in 2016. How about a better fare system?

Note: Updated in February 2016 due to a conflicting chart. At Thursday’s Metrolinx Board Meeting, the Board of Directors will be voting on a GO Transit fare increase effective February 1, 2016. As has become common, Greg Percy, the President of GO Transit, will … Continue reading

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Not so fair-by-distance: GO Transit’s problematic fare system

GO’s bus and rail system serves 39 municipalities and reaches points over 130 kilometres from Union Station In 1967, GO Transit started out as a simple commuter service from Oakville to Pickering (with two additional trains to and from Hamilton). … Continue reading

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