First safety shields installed on Winnipeg Transit buses

Winnipeg’s first safety shields for transit drivers were put into service Thursday.The shields – which were recommended in a 2017 report to the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works – will be installed on all 630 city...

Winnipeg Transit bus driver shield plan passed by committee, heads to EPC, council

Concern over driver safety has led to a city committee passing a motion to have surplus Winnipeg Transit money go to bus driver shields.The city’s infrastructure committee passed the decision 3-1, with only Coun. Matt Allard voting against, saying he’d...

Half of Toronto transit drivers don’t like or use safety shields, says union

Winnipeg Transit is planning to protect its drivers by installing safety shields on all of its buses, but a representative for the transit union in Toronto says half of its members don’t like the shields and don’t use them.“The shields...

Winnipeg Transit opens bus inspector stations downtown

The City of Winnipeg officially opened two point duty Winnipeg Transit inspector stations on Dec. 20.Both stations are located downtown:one at eastbound Graham Avenue and Fort Street,the other on eastbound Portage Avenue at Vaughan Street, near The Bay.The locations were...