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TTC riders can have their say at public forum Thursday

Love it or hate it – you can voice your thoughts on the Toronto Transit Commission at a public forum on Thursday night.

A customer town hall is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. inside council chambers at city hall.

The first half hour of the event will have informational areas where you can speak one-on-one with TTC staff.

The public forum starts at 7 p.m. Senior TTC staff will be there to hear about any issues with the service.

Admission is first come, first serve, but you can also follow along or comment on Twitter, using the hashtag #TTCtownhall.

On Wednesday, the TTC approved a five-cent hike in tokens and a $5.25 bump in the price of an adult Metropass effective Jan 1, 2014.

The price of a single adult token will go from $2.65 to $2.70 and the Metropass will spike from $128.50 to $133.75.

Cash fares will remain frozen at $3.00 — the same level its been at since 2010.

The City of Toronto has agreed to increasing the subsidy to the TTC in 2014 – going from $411 million to $428 million. That represents 79 cents per rider – a level that the TTC says is the lowest level of subsidy of any transit system in North America.

The fare hikes are expected to bring in $31 million in revenue for the TTC.

What would you tell the TTC? Share your thoughts in the comments.