Friday’s headlines

CITY HALL
• ‘Hey, I’m Rob Ford…does your fridge work?’ [Globe & Mail]
• Toronto Hydro offers buyouts to 460 workers [Globe & Mail]
• Centrist councillor to lead task force on community housing homes [The Star]
• Habitat’s low-cost condo concept gets traction [The Star]
• Waiting on Bailao’s housing plan [The Sun]
• Hume: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, meet Patrick Luciani [The Star]

TRANSIT
• Endless furor spurs efforts to lessen city’s authority over transit planning [Globe & Mail]
• GO transit parking tickets double [The Star]
• Ridership continues to grow at GO transit [The Sun]
• Toronto transit: do people want subways? Depends on how you ask the question [The Star]
• Metrolinx: Toronto needs to sign on dotted line for new light-rail plan [The Star]
• TTC takeover [NOW]

OTHER NEWS
• The curious case of 129 St. Clair Avenue west [Torontoist]
• Handmade in T.O. [Torontoist]
• MEC advertising ghost bikes – No, not those ghost bikes [Torontoist]
• Top ten Degrassi Junior High T.O. hangouts [Torontoist]