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 me how that is safe or even legal. pic.twitter.com/G3L1qXacQX— Peter Tonge (@peteratonge) May 11, 2019It wasn’t just one rider who noticed the rope and was concerned about the situation.The sad state of the a Transit Plus bus…. pic.twitter.com/1OaWYa4EoO— X-Jets 2.0 (@mulvena_brad) May 11, 2019Coun. Shawn Nason saw the posts and…

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Transit shields, new transit inspectors aim to make Winnipeg buses safer

The 2017 stabbing death of a Winnipeg bus driver has triggered a long list of changes aiming to make the city’s public transit safer.That list includes safety shields for drivers, police on buses and specialized transit police.READ MORE: Charges laid in attack on Winnipeg bus driverThe city is expected to pass the installation of safety shields on all 630 Winnipeg transit buses.Story continues belowThe mayor’s executive policy committee will vote on the plan tomorrow.READ MORE: Winnipeg Transit plans to install safety shields on all busesThe shields were originally recommended by Winnipeg…

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