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Josh Cupit looks at the chained up bikes at the Ryerson Student Union building. (Natasha Hermann)

VOICES: Biking outside the lines

I broke my rib mountain biking last month. It was raining, and I took more speed into a stubby berm than the slick clay allowed. Ribs collided with gnarled tree roots, and the weaker of the two snapped. I kept on riding, of course. I was only a quarter of the way through my route, so turning around seemed silly. The next week, I returned to the same trail, as it rained and at night. It was fun.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion, Voices
People boarding the 505 westbound streetcar on Friday afternoon at Dundas and Yonge. (Photo by Jenny Zhen)

Rye commuters weigh in on TTC overcrowding

Some Ryerson students who take the bus during rush hour face long wait times, increasing the risk of missing class.

by Jenny Zhen· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
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
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