Tag: subway

  • Federal government mandates Rogers provide subway cell service to all

    The federal government is mandating that Rogers Communications Inc. provide access to its cellular network to all wireless carriers in key areas of Toronto’s downtown subway by Oct. 3. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced on Monday that this deadline is one of the new spectrum license conditions aimed at extending cellphone and…

  • Police seek public’s help following stabbing at Eglinton subway station

    The Toronto Police Service is urgently appealing to the public for assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an ongoing attempted murder investigation at Eglinton Subway Station. On Thursday, July 6, 2023, at approximately 12:23 p.m., authorities responded to a distress call reporting a stabbing incident that took place on board…

  • Leafs' William Nylander on viral TTC photo: I ride the subway to most games

    Article content No, your eyes haven’t deceived you.  Article content If you’ve been on the subway in downtown Toronto hours before a Maple Leafs home game and you think you’ve spied William Nylander riding with you, it’s because it really was him. Article content A day after a photo of Nylander on the TTC went…

  • Metrolinx signals Sheppard Avenue West subway extension ready for next step

    Toronto could finally close the subway line loop along Sheppard Avenue West by building an extension to the current line that would run to Downsview Park Station. According to provincial transit agency Metrolinx, that expansion, along with several others, is taking the next step and could soon become a reality. Metrolinx is embarking on a…

  • Toronto councillor’s push for a new subway station could be paying off

    Councillor Lily Cheng, who represents Ward 18 Willowdale, is spearheading an initiative to secure essential public transit infrastructure for a rapidly growing Willowdale community. Cheng is urging the Province of Ontario to allocate full funding for the construction of Cummer Station, an integral component of the Yonge North Subway Extension (YNSE) Project. The descoping of…

  • Rogers set for subway cell service windfall

    Well, the good news is that subway riders on the TTC will finally get access to cellular service at some time in the not too distant future. However, this is even better news for Rogers, since they are now the sole provider of cellular services and get an opportunity to charge other carriers, such as…