The Next Stop Podcast

The Next Stop Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 009: What is Dundas West Station?
June 28, 2021

The next instalment of Station Shorts takes us to Dundas West subway station, where we encounter Vincent Loop, a two-way[...]

Episode 008: Meet Fenton Jagdeo Jr.
May 31, 2021

A feature interview with Fenton Jagdeo Jr., the newest and youngest person to serve on the board of the Toronto[...]

Episode 007: Fair Enforcement
April 08, 2021

We tackle the thorny issue of TTC fare enforcement: its recent origins, why we don’t like it, and what the[...]

Episode 006: What is Bessarion Station?
February 10, 2021

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

Episode 005b: Shut It All Down (Part 2)
December 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,[...]

Episode 005: Shut It All Down (Part 1)
November 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,[...]

Episode 004: What is Chester Station?
September 23, 2020

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

Episode 003: The Miracle of Brampton Transit
July 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,

Episode 002: Very Special Episode: The Effects of COVID-19 on Transit
June 06, 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,

Episode 001: The Ontario Line
April 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 advocat...