Good Samaritan stabbed trying to protect fellow passenger on Winnipeg bus

A 23-year-old Winnipeg man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a fellow bus passenger.Police said the incident occurred around midnight, after the suspect robbed another man at knifepoint.According to police, the suspect’s first victim was waiting for a bus at...

Free transit for veterans, military on Remembrance Day now permanent in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Transit is recognizing Remembrance Day by offering free transit service Nov. 11 to armed forces veterans, currently serving personnel, cadets and reservists.To take advantage of the free service, members of the armed forces (and one companion) can do so...

Armed teens attack passenger on Osborne bus

Two Winnipeg teens are in custody at the Manitoba Youth Centre after an armed fight on a Winnipeg Transit bus Wednesday afternoon.Police said they received a call about a struggle involving a knife on the bus in the area of...

St. Boniface councillor proposes free bus fare for kids under 12

St. Boniface councillor Matt Allard is calling for changes to Winnipeg Transit that would see children under 12 ride for free.The current Transit policy lets children under 6 ride free, but older children have to pay a reduced fare of $1.82 via...

German exchange student slapped, robbed on Portage and Vaughan

An 18-year-old exchange student from Germany was the victim of what police are calling a ‘strongarm robbery’ and assault on Wednesday night near Portage Avenue and Vaughan Street.The woman was crossing Portage Avenue around 7:15 p.m. when a female suspect...

Transit union calls for low income bus pass

The Transit Union has commissioned a poll that finds most Winnipeggers would support a low income bus pass program.The Probe Research poll finds 79 per cent of people would approve a pass where pre-approved residents could buy a sliding scale...

Shelters needed, but shouldn’t come at bus garage expense: Winnipeg transit union

The local Winnipeg transit union says it welcomes a pledge by Mayor Brian Bowman to build more warm roofs over transit users’ heads, but that shouldn’t come at the cost of their own warm roof.Bowman made numerous transit pledges Monday,...

Manitoba Hydro pumps the brakes on subsidized transit route

Manitoba Hydro is cancelling a transit route it has been subsidizing with ratepayer money for the last decade.Hydro has decided to cut its losses on the bus service, which has cost them more than $55,000 annually over the last two...

Winnipeg’s New Flyer Industries growing, but still no expansion plan for local fleet

A local company is adding electric buses to the fleet of another major Canadian city, but electric buses in Winnipeg are still virtually non-existent.New Flyer Industries, which is responsible for producing slow-charging buses, announced on Saturday plans to add 40 electric...

Police interrupted assault on Winnipeg Transit supervisor

August 24 2018 4:31pm Cst. Rob Carver describes an assault Thursday in which a transit supervisor was dragged off a bus and beaten. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var...
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