TTC launches wi-fi network at two subway stations

Great (not)… The TTC is erecting more accessibility barriers for people who are disabled with EHS, and it’s a big move backwards for protecting the health of children and pregnant women.

Accessibility wise, this is similar to removing ramps for people who are mobility disabled. It creates barriers to access and also subjects some people to further pain, suffering and disability.

Blanketing the subway system with microwave radiation is NOT a good idea when independent research shows enough harm caused by exposures that wireless is now declared a class 2 carcinogen…

Using the precautionary approach would be the wise thing to do.

See C4ST for more information about wireless technologies and health.

Frank Clegg, the former CEO and President of Microsoft Canada is the CEO of C4ST.

Global News

ABOVE: TTC launches wi-fi network at St. George and Bloor-Yonge station. Cindy Pom reports. 

TORONTO – Commuters will now be able to send emails and surf the internet at two of the Toronto Transit Commission’s busiest subway stations.

Effective Monday, both St. George and Bloor-Yonge have been equipped with a wi-fi network in what the TTC is calling a “soft launch.”

Underground cellular phone service is still unavailable as the company contracted to install the wireless system has yet to bring a telecommunications carrier on board.

The TTC entered into an agreement with BAI Canada Inc. on Dec. 5, 2012 to build the network in the subway system for $25 million over 20 years.

A staff report indicates the company is still in negotiations with carriers including Bell, Rogers, Telus, Mobilicity, Wind and Public Mobile.

The TTC hopes the design, installation, construction and full implementation of the network will be completed…

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