In a new poll conducted for ATU Local 113, two thirds of Torontonians (64%) disapprove of TTC management’s plan to eliminate the second subway crew person, the Subway Guard. Just one fifth support this plan (19%), known as OPTO (One Person Train Operation). These findings are decisive. It is clear the public doesn’t agree with TTC management’s plan to eliminate the Subway Guard.
“It is rare to see this level of consistency of opinion on a public transit issue” said John Corbett, Vice President at Mainstreet Research, the firm that conducted the polling.
The full report can be viewed and downloaded below.Mainstreet Research: Torontonians’ attitudes on eliminating subway guards and public