Winnipeg Transit director should be able to put extra buses on the street when needed: report

The power to quickly put extra buses on the road to meet the demand of large public events may be in Winnipeg’s future.The Winnipeg Public Service has recommended that the Director of Transit should have the authority to make additional transit services available to meet extra ridership demands.Funding for the proposal – which is on the agenda for the city’s May 28 Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works meeting – is intended to be included in the 2020 operating budget.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Winnipeg Transit Plus bus repaired after photo of driver tying door closed with rope draws criticism“Large events create excess demand and passing up situations on regular transit service,” according to the report.View original article here Source

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