News Links

June 13, 2013, NOW Magazine – Air Rail stink

April 2, 2013, Inside Toronto – RMRA wants to make electrification ‘the’ next provincial election issue

November 19, 2012, Toronto Star – Residents take fight for electric trains to court

November 19, 2012, Toronto Sun – Group takes its fight for electric trains to court

August 16, 2012, NOW Magazine – Rush to rail link

August 11, 2012, Toronto Transit – Clean train coalition seeks judicial review

August 8, 2012, Globe and Mail – Clean transit group wants diesel vs. electric analysis ahead of Pan Am Games

August 8, 2012, Toronto Sun – Pearson train battle goes to court

August 8, 2012, CTV News – Clean transit group wants electric trains on new transit corridor

August 8, 2012, Torontoist – Clean Train Coalition Seeks Court Intervention Against Metrolinx

August 8, 2012, Toronto Sun – VIDEO: Clean Train Coalition launches legal challenge

August 7, 2012, Toronto Star – Clean Train Coalition asks court to apply the brakes to Metrolinx diesels

August 22, 2011, Metrolinx ad on electrification called “misleading”

August 19 2011, Toronto Star – Metrolinx ad ruled ‘misleading’ on electrification

January 19, 2011, Toronto Life – Diesel vs. electric trains: study vindicates Clean Train Coalition

November 17, 2010, Toronto Star, Letter to the Editor – Diesel a laughable relic

November 17, 2010, The National Post – How to build a rail link to Pearson

November 16, 2010, NOW Magazine – GO electric: Electrifying trains a good idea

November 16, 2010, The Toronto Star – No time to convert air-rail train to electric by 2015

November 16, 2010,
The Globe and Mail – Metrolinx defends decision to buy diesel trains for rail link to Pearson

November 16, 2010, 
The National Post – Electrifying Pearson rail link by 2015 “can’t be done”: Metrolinx

November 15, 2010, The National Post – GO Transit considers switching from diesel to electric

June 9, 2010, The National Post – Mayoral candidates jump on the train debate

June 9, 2010, Inside Toronto – Petition sparks support for electric trains

April 6 , 2010, Inside Toronto – Candidates get on the electric train debate

March 27, 2010, The Toronto Sun – Think long term Metrolinx, don’t use dirty diesel engines

March 24, 2010, NOW Magazine – Dumb like diesel: Resident’s eco concerns take a back seat to Pan Am Games in great train debate

March 23, 2010, The Toronto Observer – Forum attempts to clear the air on Georgetown rail expansion

March 23, 2010, Inside Toronto – Metrolinx meeting brings questions around electrification

March 22, 2010, The Toronto Star – Diesel rail a health hazard, forum told: Metrolinx vice-president grilled over expansion plans

February 23, 2010, Inside Toronto – Party planned for railbenders: Clean Train Coalition celebrates one-year anniversary

December 8, 2009, Inside Toronto – Coalition gets award for diesel train fight

December 2, 2009, The Toronto Observer – Pan Am Games could provide the spark for GO Transit electrification

September 26, 2009 , The Toronto Star – Diesel Fumes Unhealthy, MD tells Protest

September 27, 2009 , The Toronto Star – Rally Backs Electrification | Electric trains deemed cleaner option: MOH

September 27, 2009, The Toronto Sun – Planned Diesel Trains a ‘Threat to Public Health’

September 27, 2009, CTV – Opponents of T.O. Metrolinx plan square off

September 27, 2009, 680 News Radio – Public protesting planned diesel trains

September 28, 2009, NOW Online – Human Train Protest – West-Enders Link Together to Stop Nearby Diesel Train

September 18, 2009 ,  The Toronto Star – GO rail plan not as risky as once feared, says doctor

September 17, 2009 , The Globe and Mail – Expanding Train Traffic Worries Health Officer

September 16, 2009, The Globe and Mail – GO expansion, proposed rail link still seen as health risk

August 20, 2009 , The Toronto Star – Health risks feared in GO plans

August 5, 2009, The Torontoist – Smog on the Horizon

July 21, 2009, Metro News – Province gets electrifying reminder

July 21, 2009 , Toronto Sun – Residents want train derailed

July 21, 2009, NOW Magazine – Kids demand clean air

July 14, 2009 ,The National Post – Pushing up the Downtown Relief Line

June 20, 2009, Global News – Metrolinx and the Toronto Board of Health

June 18, 2009, The Toronto Sun – Eco-study needed to approve electric trains

June 17, 2009, The Toronto Star – Parkdale aims to derail diesel plan

June 16, 2009, CBC News – Electrify west end GO line, say health officials and residents

Jun 16, 2009, The Toronto Sun – Train Plans Zapped

Jun 03, 2009, The Toronto Star Op Ed – On the wrong track, but still time to change trains

May 28, 2009 ,Now Magazine – Electric Circus

May 27, 2009 , The Globe and Mail – Metrolinx to study all-electric GO trains

May 26, 2009, The Toronto Star – GO to study electrifying its rail lines

May 26, 2009, Metro News – GO could go electric

May 19, 2009, The Toronto Sun – TDSB: Train Plan Off Track

May 14, 2009, Torontoist – Bubbles to Clear the Air of Diesel Exhaust?

May 4, 2009, City News – GO Transit Pile Driving Still A Noisy Nuisance For Junction Residents

May 4, 2009, The Toronto Star – Shaken residents give GO ultimatum

April 30, 2009, The Globe and Mail – Playing games with public transit

April 30, 2009, The Toronto Star – Bad vibes compel GO to replace piledriver

April 30, 2009, Eye Weekly – A Bridge Too High

April 23, 2009, Olivia Chow urges Metrolinx to cooperate with Toronto and its communities

April 22, 2009, The Toronto Star – GO Plans Anger Residents

April 21, 2009
The National Post – Health concerns could derail high-speed transit link to Pearson airport

April 18, 2009, Steve Munro – Staging the Electrification of GO Transit