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GO offers Wi-Fi at 22 more stations,
starting February 2



Starting tomorrow, Monday, February 2, free WiFi is available at more GO stations.

Through IMA Outdoor, one of GO Transit’s advertising partners, free Wi-Fi internet access is available to passengers at some GO stations. IMA Outdoor is responsible for installing and maintaining the Wi-Fi equipment at no cost to GO.

Currently, free Wi-Fi is available at these 14 GO stations and terminals:

  • Ajax GO Station;
  • Appleby GO Station;
  • Aurora GO Station;
  • Bramalea GO Station;
  • Clarkson GO Station;
  • Cooksville GO Station;
  • Finch GO Station;
  • Mount Joy GO Station;
  • Oakville GO Station;
  • Pickering GO Station;
  • Richmond Hill GO Station;
  • Square One GO Bus Terminal;
  • Union Station GO Bus Terminal; and
  • Yorkdale GO Bus Terminal;

Starting tomorrow, free Wi-Fi will also be available at 22 more sites, for a total of 36 GO stations and terminals.

  • Aldershot GO Station;
  • Brampton GO Station;
  • Bronte GO Station;
  • Burlington GO Station;
  • Danforth GO Station;
  • Eglinton GO Station;
  • Erindale GO Station;
  • Exhibition GO Station;
  • Guildwood GO Station;
  • Hamilton GO Centre;
  • Long Branch GO Station;
  • Maple GO Station;
  • Meadowvale GO Station;
  • Milton GO Station;
  • Mimico GO Station;
  • Oshawa GO Station;
  • Port Credit GO Station;
  • Rouge Hill GO Station;
  • Scarborough GO Station;
  • Streetsville GO Station;
  • Unionville GO Station; and
  • Whitby GO Station.

Passenger at these stations must select “Free Wi-Fi at GO by IMA” from the network options and read and accept the terms and conditions before browsing the internet or checking e-mail. A brief advertisement will also appear on the screen from one of the sponsoring advertising partners. According to GO, this ad makes it possible for IMA to deliver Wi-Fi to customers for free.

GO also says it’s looking into ways to provide even more Wi-Fi access across its system and that even more GO locations that will have free Wi-Fi starting this spring and summer.

GO and IMA Outdoor piloted Wi-Fi service at Clarkson and Pickering GO Stations, starting April 4, 2013. It expanded the service to 12 more sites, starting Monday, May 13, 2013.




In the news: Sunday, February 1, 2015



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe



In the news: Saturday, January 31, 2015



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe



In the news: Friday, January 29, 2015



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe



YRT revises services, February 2



York Region Transit is revising dial-a-ride services along the 32 Aurora North and 84 Oak Ridges routes, starting Monday, February 2




Toronto Transit Commission meets, February 2



The Toronto Transit Commission is holding a special meeting to review the TTC and Wheel-Trans 2015 operating budget and the TTC’s 2015-2024 capital budget next Monday, February 2 at 9:30 a.m.

The commission is the TTC’s board of directors. It oversees matters of policy and planning, building, maintaining and operating the TTC system and expanding its services and facilities.

Commissioners include City of Toronto councillors and members of the public.

The meeting takes place in Committee Room 2 on the second floor of City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.




In the news: Thursday, January 29, 2015



Updated — 3:40 p.m.


Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • Hamilton Spectator article, “Pop-up entrepreneurs pitch McMaster student booze bus to Toronto”, here.
  • MyKawartha.com article, “Council approves a 3.3 per cent tax increase for 2015”, here.
  • MyKawartha.com article, “New task force will review the future of Kawartha Lakes rural transit”, here.
  • Peterborough Examiner article, “Drop Parkway planning spending from 2015 Peterborough budget, opponents urge City council”, here.



In the news: Wednesday, January 28, 2015



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe



No subway service, St. Andrew to Union,
this weekend, January 31, February 1



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Although the TTC recently opened a second platform at Union subway station, work still continues on the project.

Ongoing work requires it to completely close the 1 Yonge - University - Spadina subway line between Union and St. Andrew Stations this weekend.

All day Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, subway trains operate between Downsview and St. Andrew Stations and between Finch and Union Stations.

Since you can’t travel by subway between Union and St. Andrew Stations, the TTC advises you to to exit the University - Spadina leg of the subway further north than St. Andrew to avoid crowds. If you are traveling as far south as Union, transfer at Queen’s Park, St. Patrick or Osgoode Stations to eastbound streetcars operating along the 506 Carlton, 505 Dundas or 501 Queen routes, then transfer again at College, Dundas or Queen Stations to the Yonge leg of the subway.

Of course, streetcars operating along the 504 King route continue to connect St. Andrew with King Station.

You can also transfer from streetcars operating along any of those routes to buses operating along the 6 Bay route to travel to Union.

If you’re paying by cash or ticket, make sure you get a paper transfer where you pay your fare to show the streetcar or bus driver, when you board or TTC fare inspectors if you’re riding streetcars with all-door boarding.

Regular subway service resumes Monday, February 2.

For passengers who require accessible transit between Union and St Andrew stations, an accessible Wheel-Trans vehicle will be available. Ask any uniformed TTC employee at either station for directions on where you can board Wheel-Trans.

The TTC has scheduled more weekend closures between the two stations, so that it can complete the project before the Pan Am / ParaPan Games this summer. It plans to close this section of subway:

  • Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15; and
  • Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1.



In the news: Tuesday, January 27, 2015



Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe area media report on public transit issues today.

Greater Toronto Area
Elsewhere in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • 900 CHML commentary, “Questions remain about apparent L-R-T commitment”, here.
  • Bradford Times article, “Town proposes shuttle bus service for seniors”, here.
  • Hamilton Spectator article, “Mayor says Hamilton has provincial support — behind closed doors”, here.
  • Raise The Hammer post, “Mayor, Premier Out of Synch on Rapid Transit Funding Commitment”, here.
  • Simcoe.com article, “[Innisfil] Council inches forward on public transit, calls for public consultation costs”, here.
  • Simcoe.com article, “Annual tax hikes taking toll on Innisfil taxpayers, councillor says”, here.



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