TTC reports that over 15 per cent of street car riders are evading fares The TTC says that the loss of revenue from fare evasion could impact their ability to…
Toronto Transit Commission
Three women in a minivan drive up to the Wilson Station parking lot, where the concrete is barely visible under row after row of parked vehicles. The minivan’s driver ignores the bright yellow “lot full” sign and pulls up to the parking gate.
She pleads, over the intercom, with a TTC operator to let them in.
“The lot is full,” the TTC operator repeats until she finally reverses out.
A new app and ad campaign from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) aims to deter harassment and offer increased support to victims.
SafeTTC, launched earlier this month, allows transit riders to report an incident to transit control, or call 911 if it’s an emergency. Users can send texts, photos or videos. The seriousness of the issue will be assessed and transit enforcement officers or police officers will be dispatched as needed.
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