Today in a Toronto Star column, ATU Local 113 President Carlos Santos calls on the TTC to do everything in its power to build trust between Torontonians and the transit agency, starting by bringing back all laid-off transit workers to restore service to pre-pandemic levels.

“If we are going to build back better, as Prime Minister Trudeau says, we must restore full TTC service so more people trust taking transit as ridership increases, we must transform the way we fund daily transit operations so we are less reliant on the farebox and we must push back against Premier Ford’s privatization of transit in all its forms,” said ATU Local 113 President Carlos Santos.

Read the full column below:

Building back better starts with public transit