Media News Articles About Transit


September 20, 2022 - CBC News: Female passengers on several Winnipeg Transit buses report assaults by man: police

September 20, 2022 - The Free Press: Women warned about groper on city buses

September 19, 2022 - Pipa: ‘It’s not my city Winnipeg’: drug use fuels frustration, bus huts live 

September 15, 2022 - The Free Press: City issues RFP for first round of green buses

September 12, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: WINNIPEG VOTES: Murray wants to electrify, modernize Winnipeg Transit

September 12, 2022 - The Free Press: Mayoral candidate Murray pledges quicker turn to green Transit fleet

September 11, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun:  WINNIPEG VOTES: Union takes issues with Motkaluk campaign including prez's pic, quote

September 9, 2022 - The Free Press: Transit union endorses Murray for mayor

September 2, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun:  Brandon ends on-demand transit pilot project that failed to meet 'desired outcomes'

September 1, 2022 - The Free Press:  Premier, PM divided on carbon tax, together on immigration - Later, Stefanson said she raised concerns about cost overruns caused by inflation for projects under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. Major upgrades to the north end water treatment plant, Winnipeg Transit and other infrastructure projects are funded through the program.

September 1, 2022 -  The Winnipeg Sun:  Transit Plus to try vehicles for hire

August 31, 2022 - The Free Press:  Civil service, uncivilized road manners

August 29, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun:  Bokhari wants to bring supervised consumption sites to Winnipeg; Earlier in the campaign, fellow mayoral candidate Rick Shone also proposed the idea of safe injection sites — referred to by Health Canada as supervised consumption sites — as a wider strategy to keep Winnipeg Transit riders safe.

August 22, 2022 - Canadian Occupational Safety: Driver 'lunged' at police officer, report alleges (These incidents happened just days after two male Winnipeg Transit workers were assaulted on Saturday.)

August 22, 2022 - The Free Press:

August 18, 2022 - Canadian Occupational Safety: Two transit operators assaulted in Winnipeg

August 18, 2022 - The Free Press: Murray unveils extensive plan to increase safety on city buses

August 18, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: Murray adds voice to chorus calling for stronger safety measures for Winnipeg Transit

August 18, 2022 - CBC: Mayoral candidate Ouellette pitches tax for surface lots that would require change to provincial law (Rival Glen Murray outlined transit safety plan on Thursday)

August 17, 2022 - Global News: Concerns over bus driver safety in Winnipeg | Watch News Videos Online

August 16, 2022 - CTV News: Two transit workers assaulted - CTV News Winnipeg

August 16, 2022 - Transit union calls on City to do more after 2 operators assaulted

August 16, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: Transit union calls on City to do more after 2 operators assaulted

August 15, 2022 - City News: Pair of Winnipeg Transit employees assaulted over the weekend

August 14, 2022 - CTV News: Police looking for suspects after two injured in unrelated Saturday morning incidents

August 14, 2022 - CBC News: Winnipeg Transit drivers assaulted near bus garage: police

August 12, 2022 - CTV News: Transit App

August 8, 2022 - The Free Press: Light rail transit pushed back into city conversation

August 6, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: Poilievre brings leadership campaign tour to Winnipeg - With Winnipeg Police reporting a spike in violent crime in 2021 and issues of assaults on Winnipeg Transit buses dominating the headlines, Poilievre says the way to address gun crimes would be to stop the smuggling of handguns into Canada.

August 5, 2022 - The Free Press: Bumpy ride awaits Transit’s stroller policy

August 5, 2022 - CTV News: Union calling for safer transit following violent incidents on Winnipeg buses

August 5, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: Winnipeg Transit driver in Southdale assaulted while workers rallied outside city hall

August 4, 2022 - The Winnipeg Sun: Winnipeg Transit workers hold rally calling for better protections

August 4, 2022 - CBC News: Winnipeg Transit drivers rally to make safety on buses election priority

August 4, 2022 - The Free Press: Rally sounds alarm on bus safety issues

August 1, 2022 - CTV News: Man assaulted on Winnipeg Transit bus: Police

July 30, 2022 - The Free Press:  Transit drivers deserve a safe workplace

July 28, 2022 - The Free Press: Transit workers save woman from attacker

July 27, 2022 - CTV News: Strollers must soon fold and stow to make room on buses for all riders, Winnipeg Transit says

July 25, 2022 - Global News: Winnipeg bus driver safely escapes via window from knife-wielding passenge

June 1, 2021 - CBC News: 'The bus was … hijacked': Woman grabs steering wheel of moving bus, threatens driver with syringe

May 25, 2020 - Global News: Winnipeg records 17th homicide after stabbing on bus, say police