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Ryerson is replacing the outdated Podium Building escalators with stairs. (Jamie Webster / The Ryersonian)

Out with the old…

Ryerson recently announced that it will be removing the escalators in the Podium building and replacing them with stairs. The initial thought is that it is a lot of stairs when you have to travel up that high. The escalators are a relief for those slightly out of shape, and further, for those who don’t want to walk into class […]

by Jamie Webster· · Editorial, Opinion
The escalators in the Podium building have (Arti Panday / Ryersonian Staff).

Library Building escalators to be gutted this year

A pair of aging escalators in Ryerson’s library building will soon be gutted and transformed into stairs amidst SoapBox complaints from students about their excessive downtime. According to finance and strategic planning manager Kerri Bailey, the removal is part of a plan that began in 2008 when escalators on the building’s lower floors were ripped out due to “wear and […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, On Campus, Top stories