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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Handi-Transit changing its name to be more inclusive

Since 1977, Handi-Transit has been the go-to transit service for Winnipeggers who have difficulty getting around on their own. In an attempt to be more inclusive in the new year, the service is undergoing an overhaul.Under the updated name Winnipeg Transit Plus, the service will implement a new RouteMatch scheduling system in early 2019.READ MORE: Winnipeg Transit is projecting a $7.9-million surplusRouteMatch will feature an online app, call-out notification and web portals that will allow customers to plan their own trips.A new website and info sessions will also be available…

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