Post Tagged with: "commuter"

Courtesy of ViaAmtrakGuy via Wikimedia Commons

TTC trains too hot to handle

During this summer’s ridiculous heat wave, you probably rode on a stuffy, non-air-conditioned TTC subway train at least once. For any Bloor-Danforth line commuter, there’s nothing worse than walking through a muggy, packed station, only to board a subway train with air so thick you can barely breathe. It’s the moment in your day when your mood takes an instant […]

by Oriena Vuong· · Opinion, students
For $35 a night — or $45 for a shared room — the price for a commuter crash pad is less than the price of four GO train fares.  (Courtesy Ryerson University)

Ryerson commuters could soon have space of their own

By Lee North and Amanda Yevdaev Ryerson’s Student Housing Services is looking to expand its commuter hostel program to nearby hotels by the fall due to high demand. Ryerson’s Commuter Hostel, currently located in the International Living and Learning Centre, has been constantly booked since its opening in September last year. Valerie Bruce, co-ordinator of housing operations, said expanding the […]

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 39

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 39

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from and from the Canadian University Press.           This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Oakham Cafe introduces new beers to their menu No rooms available at Ryerson’s commuter hostel Trans Collective and the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
The Viva bus — Richmond Hill's somewhat efficient bus system. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

A compilation of everything that has gone wrong while riding the TTC

When you commute in this city, almost every day presents a fresh version of hell. Trekking from home to school and back again means having to navigate pretty much every obstacle the public transit experience can throw at you. The best part is it’s never —EVER — anything you can really prepare for. So you just go along with it, giving […]

by Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues· · Opinion, Voices