TTC launches bus schedule web & text service for riders

The Toronto Transit Commission has rolled out a new service that delivers real-time transit information for bus riders via the web or cell phone. NextBus.com Inc. debuted Monday and provides real-time bus arrival times for passengers either on the web or by text message. Information is available for more than 9,300 TTC bus stops inside… Read More

U of T engineers showcase bold designs for Toronto

This week, first-year University of Toronto students displayed nine intriguing civic proposals to make a better Toronto through engineering design at the 2011 Praxis II Design Showcase held at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology. As part of their Engineering Science curriculum, the frosh addressed their professors, media and City of Toronto planners, designers and… Read More

Sheppard subway, Eglinton LRT wins provincial approval

Transit City is dead. However, a new TTC public transit plan has been approved by the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto. A light rapid transit (LRT) line on Eglinton will be constructed from Black Creek Drive to Kennedy station. Unlike Transit City’s Eglinton proposal, this LRT will be fully underground. The TTC… Read More