ATU Local 113 is encouraging all Torontonians to read a column by The Globe and Mail’s Editorial Board that reminds readers that the pandemic isn’t permanent and cuts to transit will have far-reaching effects in the future as riders return.

Despite the serious challenges we face this fall, the Globe correctly points out that Canada’s cities, including Toronto, need long-term plans for mass transit and improved service to prevent congestion and support sustainable growth beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

“Long-term planning and funding will allow the TTC to operate and maintain a world-class system that will prevent congestion, reduce emissions and accommodate a growing population” said ATU Local 113 President Carlos Santos

READ: For the sake of our cities, we can’t let the pandemic infect the future of public transit