• A Fair Deal for Riders

    Unfair fare hikes.  Delays.  Overcrowding.  Toronto has a transit crisis.

    The provincial government used to help pay for the costs of operating the TTC  but has stopped doing so, even though demand for public transit has reached record highs.

    More fare hikes are in the works, even though riders in Toronto get less government-subsidy per ride than riders in other North American cities.  We already pay too much.

    Torontonians deserve better.

    The provincial government must contribute its fair share of funding to the TTC so we get frequent, fast and affordable transit now.

    A $700 million yearly contribution from the province could pay for:

    • an increase in overall service by at least 25%
    • a fare reduction of 20 cents a ride, for a total saving of $100 a year for frequent users
    • deeper fare discounts for those in need, such as low-income workers and Ontario Works and Ontario Disability recipients.

    Everyone wins when the province funds the TTC. We reduce gridlock. We help stop climate change.   And we get the public transit we deserve.

    Fund our TTC.

    Transit riders demand fair pass after yet another delay

    Transit riders demand fair pass after yet another delay

    Yesterday, the Fair Fare Coalition, TTCriders, and the Ontario Chinese Canadian Association and friends held a press conference at City Hall to challenge the City’s last minute decision to delay […]

    Dec. 1 is the day for transit justice

    Dec. 1 is the day for transit justice

    After many years of campaigning, the city has finally released its plan to make the TTC more affordable. The plan recommends […]

    Take action for a low income pass

    Take action for a low income pass

    “If I paid $50 instead of $141.50 for my monthly TTC pass I could pay rent.” Your councillor has a big decision to make in two short months.  Will your […]

    Find out about our group, and the low income pass

    Find out about our group, and the low income pass

    Do you think the TTC is too expensive? You’re not alone. Thousands and thousands of people, especially people living on low incomes – rely on the TTC everyday to go […]

    TTC riders protest low income pass delay

    TTC riders protest low income pass delay

    Please share, repost, etc.  You can also re-write and edit this post and publish it on your own website, newsletter, etc.  Over 250 transit riders held a rally today at […]

    This May it’s our chance to get a low income pass

    This May it’s our chance to get a low income pass

    Over a year ago, the City of Toronto, in response to our pressure, agreed to develop a plan to make the TTC more affordable.  We’re waiting for the city to […]

    Speak up for a Low Income TTC Pass!

    Speak up for a Low Income TTC Pass!

    On May 31st, City Hall will vote on a Low Income Pass. We’ve been waiting all year for an opportunity to ‘speak up’ for lower TTC fares and we need […]

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