A huge thank you to our maintenance members for producing these barriers that help keep our operators safe.

Thanks to all members from the upholstery section at Harvey Shop for producing the barriers and our general body repair workers for installing them. Our maintenance teams’ expertise is second to none!

The barriers are yet another reminder how important it is to keep TTC maintenance work – and all public transit – in house with ATU Local 113’s skilled members.

Maintenance is an important piece of the public transit puzzle, and without them, the TTC cannot operate.  ATU Local 113 has a vast talented workforce who can practically make anything.  As one of the biggest transit agency agencies in North America we need to stay self-sufficient with everything we do!

A special shout out to our members who raised concerns about this issue, our co-chairs, our Joint Health and Safety Committee members, our shop stewards, board members and the following people:

Scott Gordon
ABA Maintenance

Micheal Judd
Executive Board Member
Hillcrest Complex

Luigi Garda
Shop Steward
Harvey Shop, South Side

Sandro Buccini
Shop Steward
Harvey Shop, North Side

Andrew Falotico
ATU Local 113 Health and Safety Representative

Read the full CP24 story here: TTC rolling out new barriers on buses to protect operators

In solidarity,

Carlos Santos
President, ATU Local 113