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OC Transpo is asking the public to say “thanks” to their bus driver over the weekend for Transit Driver Appreciation Day.
“OC Transpo, Para Transpo and O-Train Operators are on the road seven days a week and often drive in very complex traffic and weather conditions to safely get you

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Hamilton city council adopts sensible transit strategy, then proceeds to ignore it, Sean Hurley writes.
Hamilton would be a better place to raise a child and age successfully if city councillors realized that public transit is so much more than a budget expense. Public transit has strategic value that can

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Kingston Transit’s program to teach new high school pupils about public transit has won a national transportation award.
The program, a partnership between Kingston Transit and the Limestone District School Board, won a Sustainable Communities Award for Transportation from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
The program involves taking Grade 9

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An OC Transpo driver was punched in the face Friday afternoon by a passenger who was angered by the bus operator’s refusal to drop him off between regular stops.
The assailant forced open the doors and fled after hitting the driver in the face, possibly breaking his nose.

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Have you ever been spat on at work? How about being sworn at or even physically assaulted? Happens to O-C Transpo drivers a LOT! What to do about it? The union wants protective shields for drivers. What do you think?
Click here to listen.

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