Coronavirus: Winnipeg Transit Union calls for return to full service

Winnipeg’s transit union is calling on the city to immediately restore service as the province gets set to move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan.In a statement Tuesday, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 says the current level of...

Family and friends gather to honour man fatally stabbed on Winnipeg bus

A man who was fatally stabbed in an unprovoked attack on a Winnipeg Transit bus last Sunday afternoon was remembered Friday night.Family and friends of 57-year-old Raymond Wesley Hill were among those who gathered at the corner of Ellice Avenue...

Winnipeg police seek information on downtown stabbing

Posted May 13, 2020 5:21 pm Updated May 13, 2020 5:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg police want to speak to anyone with information about a downtown stabbing on...

Winnipeg Transit taking applications for new low-income bus pass

The City of Winnipeg is taking applications for its new low-income transit program.Winnipeg city councillors voted in favour of creating the program in October, and once it’s up and running, eligible adults will see a 30 per cent discount for...

Winnipeg bus driver union calls for layoff halt as province slowly reopens amid COVID-19

Winnipeg’s transit union is at odds with city hall over planned bus driver layoffs and service reductions blamed on a COVID-19-induced ridership and revenue plummet while the province plans to allow some non-essential businesses to reopen Monday.The city announced plans...

Coronavirus: Winnipeg Transit providing masks for all operators, inspectors

Posted April 29, 2020 5:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg Transit is taking steps to protect its employees, with the announcement that all transit operators and inspectors will now...

Bus driver layoffs to be announced during City of Winnipeg coronavirus update

The City of Winnipeg will give an update on its ongoing response to COVID-19 Wednesday.Mayor Brian Bowman will be joined by city officials — including Winnipeg Transit director Greg Ewankiw — at a noon press conference from city hall. READ...

City of Winnipeg considers service cuts to transit during COVID-19

April 14 2020 6:37pm The City of Winnipeg is looking at the possibility of service cuts at Winnipeg Transit after city numbers show ridership dropped more than 70 per cent last week during COVID-19. Global’s Amber McGuckin has more. '...

New Winnipeg transit corridor opens despite drop in ridership, closure of University of Manitoba

A project 44 years in the making is finally open and running a full schedule — at a time when few people are taking the bus.The Southwest Transit Corridor quietly opened last week to no fanfare. The corridor, which links...

Winnipeg city councillor mulls transit service cuts during coronavirus

April 13 2020 6:40pm Winnipeg city councillor Shawn Nason is asking why Winnipeg Transit isn’t looking at cuts to service as ridership drops during COVID-19. Global’s Amber McGuckin has more. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...
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