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Doug Ford says he intends to slash the size of Toronto city council in half in the name of “efficiencies.”
But there’s another reason for Ford’s enthusiasm to squash council’s influence: his plot to take over public transit in Toronto.
And like his shock and awe to reshape Toronto’s political system,

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Any protective shield for a bus driver is better than nothing, Winnipeg Transit operators say, but they are worried the models selected for a recent safety trial are inadequate.
Transit installed two different types of protective shields in six buses last fall, as part of a pilot to see if

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Rising numbers of assaults against Edmonton bus drivers have caused city council to consider implementing retractable shields on new buses. The shields would be installed on the air conditioned buses currently being brought in, to protect drivers against physical threats when necessary.
According to a report heading to an

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Union head calls plan ‘a good step forward’ as assaults continue to rise
OC Transpo will be installing protective barriers between passengers and drivers on a handful of city buses as part of a pilot project later this year.
The shields will be designed to “restrict customer access to the

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