Post Tagged with: "commuting"

Bikes are seen parked along trees, poles and railings around campus. (Kemeisha McDonald)

Rack ‘em up: Improved bike parking at Rye

Ryerson University Business Services (UBS) will outline a plan to improve bike parking on campus today. The Public Realm Plan will examine bike parking as a part of campus design, transportation and parking strategy. The plan will also focus on safety and accessibility “to better define and enhance our public spaces,” said UBS in an email. “We want to install […]

by Kemeisha McDonald· · News, On Campus, students
Ryerson’s commuter students face unique struggle

Ryerson’s commuter students face unique struggle

Commuter students have it tough and it only gets tougher when classes are spread out. Is Ryerson doing the best it can for them?

Student Move T.O. wants to know where you’re headed

Student Move T.O. wants to know where you’re headed

A new survey aims to collect data on how students commute so future transit development and policies better reflect the needs of students. Cole Deakin reports.

by Cole Deakin· · News, Off Campus, students, Videos
Union Station revitalization stops commuters in their tracks

Union Station revitalization stops commuters in their tracks

In light of the recent closure of Union’s Bay Concourse, please take a look at these helpful tips in getting the hang of commuting with all these changes.

by Mallory Chate· · News, Travel
Hannah Van Dyk hopes to implement nap rooms on campus during her term next year on Ryerson's Board of Governors. (Courtesy of Hannah Van Dyk)

Newly elected Board of Governors student representative hopes to implement nap rooms on campus

Pulling all-nighters or getting little-to-no sleep is a common occurrence for many Ryerson students. Newly elected Board of Governors student representative Hannah Van Dyk is hoping to change that. When she becomes one of the 24 board members for the next academic year, she hopes to implement nap rooms around campus. “As a commuter school we ask our students to […]

by Jacqueline Bradley· · News, On Campus
VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Three: West Queen West

VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Three: West Queen West

More episodes of the Commuter Complex: Episode One: St. James Town Episode Two: Little Italy 

by Aaron Navarro· · Top stories, Videos
VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Two: Little Italy

VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode Two: Little Italy

More episodes of the Commuter Complex: Episode one: St. James Town Episode three: West Queen West If you are interested in being featured in the Commuter Complex series, please contact us at sonian@ryerson.ca

by Aaron Navarro· · Videos
VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode One: St. James Town

VIDEO: The Commuter Complex – Episode One: St. James Town

After living near the intersection of Richmond and Sherbourne streets for most of last year, third-year chemical engineering student Richard Tek moved into the heart of St. James Town a little over a month ago. The easier commute and lower rent are two of the reasons why. “My commute is pretty convenient,” Tek says. “I live right beside Sherbourne station so […]

by Aaron Navarro· · Top stories, Videos, Web Series
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
You could also rent out an entire streetcar. We guess. Try it!

TTC makes 38 promises to transit riders

The TTC released its third annual customer charter Friday listing  38 promises to its riders. The charter outlined what the TTC plans on doing to improve the transit experience throughout the year, with specific goals scheduled during each quarter. There are six main areas of focus: response to needs, accessibility, cleanliness, information, modernization and renewal. Many of the commitments centred on being more reliable and […]

by Melissa Wronzberg· · News