TTC's image: University-Spadina subway line

TTC’s image: University-Spadina subway line

Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) in Ontario, Canada, announced the following three main TTC events in May :

  • Subway will be closed between St George and Union Stations on Saturday, May 4

    because TTC signalling upgrade continues on the University portion (St George to Union stations) of the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line this Saturday, May 4

    • As a result of this work, subway trains will terminate at St George and Union stations as follows:

      • All trains on the University-Spadina subway will turn back north at St George Station

      • All trains on the Yonge subway will turn back north at Union Station

    • A frequent bus service will operate every three to five minutes between St George and King stations

    • Customers heading downtown should use the Yonge line

    • Alternate routes to stations on the University line include:

      • 506 Carlton streetcar, westbound from College station

      • 505 Dundas streetcar, westbound from Dundas station

      • 501 Queen streetcar, westbound from Queen station or

      • 504 King streetcar, westbound from King station

    • The TTC will have Wheel-Trans buses at St George and Union stations to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids
  • Public Forum on Accessible Transit: May 9

    at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Queen Elizabeth Exhibit Hall, Exhibition Place – 180 Princes’ Boulevard

    • You are invited to give TTC ideas on how to make their services and facilities better for people with disabilities

    • Here is the itinerary:

      • One-on-One Discussions: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm –  Take the opportunity to speak to TTC staff and Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit (ACAT) members on your own

      • Open Public Forum: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    • ASL, captioning, and attendants will be available

    • TTC Board, TTC Staff, and members of the Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit (ACAT) will be on hand to hear from the public about the accessibility of conventional TTC and door-to-door (Wheel-Trans) public transit services in Toronto

      • Let them know how the TTC can make the system accessible for everyone
    • Topics:
      • Discussion of previous Public Forum concerns and progress made

      • Review of new service initiatives

      • Opportunity for the community to voice concerns or suggestions for accessible transit improvement

    • How to get there:

      • An accessible shuttle bus service will operate from accessible Bathurst Station to the Queen Elizabeth Hall starting at 5:00 pm

      • Return buses will start at 9:00 pm.

      • Regularly scheduled accessible bus service is also available on the 29 Dufferin bus route

    • If you cannot attend, but would like to contribute suggestions about TTC conventional and Wheel-Trans services:

      • please call 416-393-3030 (TTY, Hearing Impaired Service at 416-338-0357) daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, except statutory holidays

      • or email them at accessibility.forum@ttc.ca

      • you may also complete the on-line survey

    • More info can be found in:

    • Join the conversationTwitter logo on twitter #TTCAccess
  • Transit Talk – By TTCriders:  May 15

    7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, in the main auditorium

    • RSVP: Registration is required and can be done for FREE at Transit Talk This is an external site and will open in a new window.

    • Join TTC at the Scarborough Civic Centre  to share your thoughts and opinion about public transit in Toronto with the TTC’s Chief Executive Officer, Andy Byford and the TTC’s Chief Customer Officer, Chris Upfold

    • TTCriders will be holding talks in each corner of the city with a focus on service issues — just another way TTCriders is giving Toronto’s public transit riders a voice

    • Each event will include a short presentation by TTCriders followed by an open mic question and answer period

    • Andy Byford and Chris Upfold will be responding directly to your feedback and comments

    • The event is accessible and everyone is welcome to attend!

    • Can’t Make It?

      • Send TTCriders your questions in advance to Info@ttcriders.ca, subject line: “TransitTalk”

    • Participate online on Twitter Icon twitter This is an external site and will open in a new window. at #TransitTalk

    • Learn more at www.TTCriders.ca This is an external site and will open in a new window.

TTC Contact Info

  • Information on fares, routes, schedules and service
    • 416-393-4636 (INFO)

    • Recorded information available 24 hours daily

    • Operator-assisted service is available from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily, except statutory holidays

    • TTY Hearing Impaired Service, 416-481-2523, Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm; except statutory holidays

  • Main Switchboard
    • 416-393-4000

    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

NEWS RELEASE

TTC signalling upgrade continues on the University line

May 1, 2013

The Toronto Transit Commission continues to conduct major work to upgrade the signal system on the University portion (St George to Union stations) of the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line this Saturday, May 4.

As a result of this work, subway trains will terminate at St George and Union stations. A frequent bus service will operate every three to five minutes between St George and King stations. Customers heading downtown should use the Yonge line.

Alternate routes to stations on the University line include:
– 94 Wellesley bus, westbound from Wellesley station
– 506 Carlton streetcar, westbound from College station
– 505 Dundas streetcar, westbound from Dundas station
– 501 Queen streetcar, westbound from Queen station or
– 504 King streetcar, westbound from King station.

The TTC will have Wheel-Trans buses at St George and Union stations to accommodate seniors and persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids.

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