Winnipeg Transit union to announce decision on latest contract offer

Bus riders in Winnipeg could soon be looking for a new way to get around the city.Members of Winnipeg’s ATU 1505 Transit Union vote this week on a new contract offer from the city, with the decision expected to be...

City using ‘intimidation tactic’ in ongoing transit labour negotiations, says union

The City of Winnipeg and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) remain at an impasse in their negotiations, but the city is pushing hard for the union to accept its latest offer.According to a release sent out Thursday, the city will...

Winnipeg Transit announces new cost for Blue Bomber bus rides

If you’re heading to a Winnipeg Blue Bomber game this summer, make sure to have extra change in your pocket.Winnipeg transit announced regular bus fares will be collected for all bus riders leaving the Blue Bomber games beginning June 27.READ...

Winnipeg Transit Union offering free rides amidst second legal job action

Winnipeg bus riders could save an extra couple of dollars in their pockets on Thursday.The Amalgamated Transit Union 1505 announced Wednesday its members will be taking job action on Thursday, as the union continues to sit without a contract since...

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 planning free rides as legal job action begins

Your bus ride Tuesday could be free thanks to the Winnipeg’s transit union.The union has announced its members will be taking legal job action, as the union continues to sit without a contract.“We’ve been without a contract since January of...

Winnipeg Transit Plus bus repaired after photo of driver tying door closed with rope draws criticism

Winnipeg Transit Plus received some online criticism after a picture of a bus driver closing his door with rope was posted on social media.Here is my Winnipeg Transit Plus Driver tying his door shut with rope. @winnipegtransit please explain to...

School and other cancellations in southern Manitoba for Monday

CANCELLATIONS FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25All schools closed in Border Land School Division.Buses and classes cancelled for Prairie Rose School Division. Staff are expected to report in.Help us improve Globalnews.caTake the survey now!Get daily local headlines and alerts

Winnipeg driver collides into Portage Avenue bus shelter

A Winnipeg driver crashed into a bus shelter on Tuesday morning.The shelter on Portage Avenue and Queen Street is now blocked off with police tape.READ MORE: Carjacked vehicle crashes near Sherbrook Street funeral homeTraffic is delayed on westbound Portage Avenue...

Justin Trudeau in Winnipeg on Tuesday to talk transit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to be in Winnipeg on Tuesday.Trudeau is slated to make an announcement about transit infrastructure, according to the government’s itinerary.READ MORE: Winnipeg Transit surplus $5 million higher than first predictedHe’ll be joined by the...
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