ATU Local 113’s President Marvin Alfred was on a CP24 panel discussion last night with TTCrider’s Executive Director. They covered the unfortunate incident that took place at the Bloor- Yonge subway platform on Sunday evening.

Questions were asked about the role of platform guards, and what the TTC can do to prevent violence.

Marvin’s message was clear – platform guards do incredible work and are essential to the functionality of the TTC. Marvin also emphasized that the TTC needs to do more to protect passengers and transit workers from assault.

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