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Explaining and demystifying transit in Toronto and beyond

Explaining and demystifying transit in Toronto and beyond

Location:

Canada

Description:

Explaining and demystifying transit in Toronto and beyond

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 006: What is Bessarion Station?

2/10/2021
The next installment of our Station Shorts miniseries takes us to Bessarion station, the infamously isolated station of Line 4.

Duration:00:19:50

Episode 005b: Shut It All Down (Part 2)

12/14/2020
A look back at the U.S. anti-racism protests in May-June 2020, and the unprecedented transit shutdowns in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Minneapolis. Part 2 of 2: Miami and Minneapolis. Guests: Laurie Scop (Miami transit rider) & Adam Burch (Minneapolis Metro Transit bus driver)

Duration:00:35:53

Episode 005: Shut It All Down (Part 1)

11/10/2020
A look back at the U.S. anti-racism protests in May-June 2020, and the unprecedented transit shutdowns in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Minneapolis. Part 1 of 2: New York City and Los Angeles. Guests: Terry Nguyen (Vox Media) & Laura Nelson (Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:29:41

Episode 004: What is Chester Station?

9/23/2020
First in our Station Shorts miniseries: A profile of Chester subway station, the most unassuming station on Line 2.

Duration:00:15:25

Episode 003: The Miracle of Brampton Transit

7/24/2020
A feature episode on the city of Brampton, Ontario, a car-centric suburb that’s achieving and sustaining impressive ridership growth through its “Transit First” approach to planning, operations, and policy. Guests: Sean Marshall, urban geographer; Alex Milojevic, General Manager of Brampton Transit; Mayor Patrick Brown, City of Brampton.

Duration:00:41:15

Episode 002: Very Special Episode: The Effects of COVID-19 on Transit

6/6/2020
A very special episode that examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected transit in three Canadian cities: Toronto, Windsor, and New Westminster. Guests: Carlos Santos, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113; Councillor Rino Bortolin, City of Windsor; Councillor Nadine Nakagawa, City of New Westminster; Petros Kusmu, SaveTransit.

Duration:01:09:55

Episode 001: The Ontario Line

4/27/2020
In the pilot episode of The Next Stop, Helen Lee and Vincent Puhakka share why they want to explain and demystify transit in Toronto and beyond. Vincent takes a first look at the proposed Ontario Line subway in an interview with veteran transit advocate, Steve Munro. Helen introduces the ongoing series, My Transit Story.

Duration:00:31:48