EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
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The Toronto Transportation Commission. Income and wage figures. The TTC viewed as an industry, a manufacturer of car miles and bus miles. Some statistics of production and employment. Percentage of male employees who are returned veterans. A brief history of the 100 years of public transportation in Toronto. The TTC's takeover of control in 1921, and the beginning of rebuilding the old system. Details of the rebuilding. Consideration of the construction of a Rapid Transit line in 1942. Design work by Canadian engineers. The issue of American contractors. A slide presentation to explain the location of the subway.