Check out the TTC’s Shiny New Fare Gates

The TTC is coming closer to joining the 21st century.

TTC, in conjunction with Metrolinx have have just announced a plan to roll-out a number of new fare gates to replace the existing turnstiles in TTC subway and bus stations BlogTO reports.

An agreement as been made between Metrolinx and Scheidt & Bachmann for an order of sixty new turnstiles. A second wave will bring in 450 more, before all 1,100 can be replaced.

This is part of Metrolinx and the TTC’s plan to modernize Toronto’s transit system. The TTC is planning on rolling out PRESTO card readers on streetcars, buses and subway stations to get rid of traditional fare types like tokens and tickets.