Councillor Josh Matlow

transit

22 03, 2012

Minister’s Statement on Toronto City Council Vote on Transit

2012-03-22T21:44:11+00:00Tags: |

Today, Transportation Minister Bob Chiarelli issued the following statement on the Toronto City Council vote in favour of light rail transit:   "A majority of Toronto City Council voted today to build light rail transit along Sheppard Avenue East.   Last year, the Province signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mayor Rob Ford to build [...]

27 02, 2012

Reminder: Town Hall Meeting on Toronto’s Rapid Transit Plans hosted by Councillors Josh Matlow & Karen Stintz

2012-02-27T17:57:18+00:00Tags: |

Dear Residents,   Improving and expanding public transit with a realistic and fiscally-responsible plan is a priority for Toronto residents.   TTC Chair/Councillor Karen Stintz and I will be co-hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Toronto's rapid transit plans. Panelists will include TTC staff and transit expert Professor Andre Sorensen of the University of Toronto. [...]

16 02, 2012

A mix of new rapid transit lines being built across North America

2017-05-29T19:25:30+00:00Tags: |

Please see this map from national transit blog The Transport Politic that shows, after governments have left us decades behind, we're finally making progress building a mix of new rapid transit lines. Read this page for a thoughtful article, and comment discussion, on Toronto's transit debate seen through the eyes of the third person.

25 11, 2011

TTC service reductions and additions planned for 2012

2011-11-25T00:02:48+00:00Tags: |

Please click here to read the details about the TTC service reductions and additions planned for 2012. I will continue to advocate for a public transit system that is reliable, accessible and affordable, with quality service, for every Torontonian.

26 04, 2011

CityNews: Councillor claims TTC riders getting a ‘raw deal’

2017-05-29T19:25:50+00:00Tags: |

Coun. Josh Matlow at a TTC bus stop outside City Hall on Mar. 7, 2011. CITYNEWS.CA/Marcia Chen. by Marcia Chen Midtown councillor Josh Matlow says the TTC ignored the people who rely on a well-used bus line in his ward when it decided to cut evening service.Starting May 8, the Mt. Pleasant 74 – which [...]

11 04, 2011

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Eglinton Crosstown Community Update Meeting

2011-04-11T17:32:56+00:00Tags: |

Eglinton Crosstown Community Update Meeting When: Tuesday, April 26 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Where: St. Clement's School, Auditorium 21 St. Clements Avenue (north of Yonge and Eglinton) This meeting is for members of the community to learn more about the Crosstown, which will provide rapid underground transit across the Eglinton corridor, linking subway lines and [...]

31 03, 2011

Update on Toronto Transit Plan

2011-03-31T20:18:53+00:00Tags: |

Dear residents, This morning, Premier McGuinty and Mayor Rob Ford announced a new plan for rapid transit expansion in Toronto. The mayor’s plan replaces the previous Transit City initiative which would have seen Light Rapid Transit (LRT) lines on Eglinton, Sheppard, Finch and through Scarborough with some portions built underground. Mayor Ford has put forward [...]

31 03, 2011

Globe and Mail: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s transit plan wins provincial approval

2017-05-29T19:25:55+00:00Tags: |

BY JOHN LORINC AND ADRIAN MORROW The Ontario government will give the green light to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s $12.4-billion bid to completely bury a crosstown light-rail line while using private money to pay for two extensions to the city’s Sheppard subway. If built, the LRT under Eglinton Avenue would be the longest all-new subterranean [...]

25 01, 2011

Letter to public transit riders regarding proposed service reductions (Cllr Matlow is handing out to riders)

2011-01-25T21:38:19+00:00Tags: , |

Dear public transit riders, The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has proposed service reductions to 48 bus routes across the city that they have determined are underutilized. The following bus routes that travel through a significant portion of Ward 22 include: 5 AVENUE RD - No service after 7:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. No service on Saturdays, Sundays, [...]

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