Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

June 05, 2008 16:09 ET

Media Advisory: Visit Toronto Rocket Mock-Up at the TTC Exhibit at People in Motion 2008

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 5, 2008) - The TTC will display a mock-up of the new TTC subway train, The Toronto Rocket, as well as a low-floor accessible bus and a Wheel-Trans vehicle at People in Motion 2008, Canada's largest Exhibition for people with disabilities on June 6 and June 7.

The next generation of TTC subway cars will start in service in 2011. The Toronto Rocket will feature improved passenger mobility, including twelve wheelchair/mobility device areas, twice as many than the current subway cars.

TTC staff along with members of the TTC's Advisory Committee on Accessible Transportation (ACAT) will be available to answer questions and provide information on both the TTC conventional system and Wheel-Trans service.

The TTC will be one of more than 120 exhibits at the 2008 People in Motion show at The Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place.

What: TTC Exhibit at People In Motion 2008
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
Who: TTC Staff and members of the Advisory Committee on Accessible
Transportation (ACAT)
When: Friday, June 6, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Toronto Transit Commission
    Danny Nicholson
    Corporate Communications
    (416) 393-3741