A thorough review of useless bus stops WOULD be nice. So would making Wheel-Trans more reliable for those who need it. But the TTC has been unwilling to make substantial service changes for years. Good luck, mayor.
WATCH ABOVE: The move is meant to make service more efficient and faster for the general public. Peter Kim reports on the new service change.
TORONTO — Since the 1920s church-goers could rely on the TTC to take them to their place of worship thanks to dedicated streetcar stops labelled in yellow.
Currently there are 42 positioned next to approximately 20 churches in Toronto – one for each direction of travel. As of June 7 they will be gone.
“It’s disappointing,” said Peter Schturyn, council member at Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church on Queen Street. “There are about 20 or 30 seniors who regularly use the TTC [and go to church here] on Sunday. There’s a liability issue I think for the city, if somebody slips and falls and hurts themselves on the sidewalk in the middle of the winter.”
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