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Rocketman’s web tool could help TTC riders avoid crowded buses

As the second wave of COVID-19 sweeps through Toronto, TTC passengers have complained on social media about the lack of social distancing in the transit organization's vehicles. Instead of working to fix the problem by increasing the number of vehicles to help disperse the crowds, the agency he simply tweeted that social distancing "was no longer possible." Understandably, the TTC's response drew considerable ire from passengers. Many TTC passengers find themselves choosing between risking their safety by getting into overcrowded vehicles or waiting for less crowded vehicles to arrive. It's not just the passengers, as TTC's workers union, ATU 113 Toronto, has asked the agency to limit the number of passengers on buses and bring ...