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Ford’s Transit Plan is Not on Track for the People

Toronto–In light of the pending “subway upload,” the Canadian President of the Amalgamated Transit Union is questioning Doug Ford’s allegiances to transit riders. This morning, at an event hosted by the Toronto Board of Trade, Transportation Minister, Jeff Yurek announced that legislatio...
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GO Transit to let kids ride free

Kids will be able to ride free on GO Transit starting next month, the Star has learned. Ontario Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek and Metrolinx chief executive officer Phil Verster are set to make the announcement Thursday at Ripley’s Aquarium, the popular downtown children’s attraction arou...
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Transit union fighting Metrolinx cannabis ban

The new Metrolinx policy banning recreational cannabis for certain workers has drawn criticism and could bring legal action from the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1587, which represents Metrolinx employees. Union president John Di Nino has said that the policy change was done without consultati...
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