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Presto May Be a Good Idea – But Only If You Can Afford It

Presto May Be a Good Idea – But Only If You Can Afford It

By Saeed Mohamed It has been over a year since the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) introduced Presto, an initiative spearheaded by the provincially owned agency Metrolinx. Presto will replace tokens, tickets and possibly cash fares by 2017, and this transition is going to be disproportionately burdensome for low-income people in the city. Presto is a

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Bob Kinnear: Transit workers offered to take a wage freeze if the TTC maintained services, but the City said no

by Noaman G. Ali “We said we would be willing—and this was just dialogue, wasn’t offers passed back and forth—that we’d take this,” Bob Kinnear makes a zero with his fingers, “provided that the Toronto Transit Commission maintains the level of service.” But according to Kinnear, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 (ATU

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