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A lot full sign sits outside Wilson Station's north parking lot at 8 a.m.
(Photo by Olivia Zollino)

Lot full: The future of Toronto TTC parking lots

Three women in a minivan drive up to the Wilson Station parking lot, where the concrete is barely visible under row after row of parked vehicles. The minivan’s driver ignores the bright yellow “lot full” sign and pulls up to the parking gate.

She pleads, over the intercom, with a TTC operator to let them in.

“The lot is full,” the TTC operator repeats until she finally reverses out.

by Olivia Zollino· · News, Off Campus
New TTC initiative to combat harassment

New TTC initiative to combat harassment

A new app and ad campaign from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) aims to deter harassment and offer increased support to victims.

SafeTTC, launched earlier this month, allows transit riders to report an incident to transit control, or call 911 if it’s an emergency. Users can send texts, photos or videos. The seriousness of the issue will be assessed and transit enforcement officers or police officers will be dispatched as needed.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Your guide to navigating around Toronto’s latest closures

Your guide to navigating around Toronto’s latest closures

Dundas Subway Project The Dundas Street subway station is under construction and this may affect some Ryerson students’ commutes. The project will begin this Sunday, Sept. 10, and last until approximately mid-October, as the TTC installs new fare gates. The project means early closure for the station, 11 p.m. every night, with a full station closure the weekend of Sept. […]

by Kayla McLaughlin· · News, Off Campus
Mapping of travel times. (Courtesy Toronto Star)

New Scarborough extension may lead to longer commute time, analysis finds

Building a one-stop subway extension in Scarborough could increase the commute time for residents by an additional 19 minutes, according to a new analysis by Ryerson researchers.

by Elysha Haun· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
(Courtesy Kimberley Slimming)

UPDATED: Ryerson commuter hostel still going strong two years later

University’s commuter hostel program a “good machine that kept on running.”

by Palak Mangat· · News, On Campus, students
GO Transit train. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Infographic: GO service improvements to shorten student commutes

But don’t get too excited. The additional train service won’t be fully implemented for five to 10 years.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Off Campus, On Campus, Travel

Ryerson-York Exchange program starts small

Fewer than 30 students have taken advantage so far, but that hasn’t dissuaded officials from believing in the possibilities of the new Ryerson-York Exchange program. The program is meant to expand course selection for students by allowing them to take classes at another university, while cutting down the paperwork that usually amounts while trying to take classes at another institution. […]

by Kim Magi· · News, On Campus
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