Saturday, November 28

over crowding

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Local, over crowding, TTC

Transit riders urge TTC to address crowding issues – The Canadian News

The Toronto Transit Commission Board approved a plan on Tuesday to implement bus-only lanes on some of its busiest bus corridors across the city. Concerned transit riders spoke out during the online TTC meeting, urging leaders to move quicker on implementing the bus-only lanes, citing health safety concerns as the city grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. It was one of several topics that shed light on some of the difficulties passengers are already facing as ridership starts to increase. William Pham, a young transit rider who attended the meeting, said he finds it difficult to physically distance on his bus route which makes him worried about taking transit for not only himself, but also his family and neighbours. “It would be jam-packed, it’s like sardines,” he said. “Inst...