Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

November 16, 2006 14:10 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE-Media Advisory: Something New at the TTC! New Token to Make Official Debut

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 16, 2006) - The following corrects and replaces the release sent at 1201 ET on Nov. 16, 2006. There is a revision in the second paragrpah. The complete and corrected release follows.

The Toronto Transit Commission is introducing a brand new, two colour token. A special unveiling ceremony will take place on Monday, November 20th, at 2:30 p.m. at Toronto City Hall, in Committee Room 3.

The new token is designed with the latest in technology, making it next to impossible to re-produce. Over the past two years, the TTC has lost approximately $10 million from the sale of counterfeit tokens.

The TTC has ordered 20 million new tokens at a cost of $1.7 million.



EVENT/PHOTO OP

What: Unveiling of new TTC Token

Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Committee Room # 3.

When: Monday, November 20, 2006 2:30 p.m.

Who: TTC Chair Howard Moscoe and TTC Interim Chief General Manager
Gary Webster.



Contact Information

  • Toronto Transit Commission
    Marilyn Bolton
    Media Relations
    (416) 393-3741