On January 26, Toronto’s Mayor, Toronto’s Chief of Police, and the CEO of the TTC made a joint announcement.
They shared with Torontonians their plan for protecting the safety of our members and passengers who use public transit through enforcement.
ATU Local 113 President, Marvin Alfred, spoke to media with a clear message: more needs to be done.
Toronto Sun: WARMINGTON: Man, 44, charged in violent TTC purse snatching | Toronto Sun
National Post: More than 80 officers to be placed daily on Toronto transit to boost safety | National Post
City News: Toronto adding more police on public transit following violence and budget criticism – CityNews Kitchener
CBC: Toronto police deploying dozens of officers to patrol city’s transit system after surge in violence | CBC News
CTV News: Transit union: Attacks aren’t ‘isolated’ | CTV News
CBC News: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2165800515723/Violence against Toronto transit workers needs to be addressed, union president says
CP24: Increased police presence on the TTC today | CP24.com