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July 10, 2014

Singing on Winnipeg Transit buses a ticketable offense

The rule came as part of a larger transit bylaw that makes it against the law not to pay your bus fare and establishes an array of “inappropriate conduct” for which someone can be kicked off a bus or fined.


December 3, 2012

U. of Manitoba students vote for universal bus pass

The passes would give students unlimited access to Winnipeg Transit, but could cost the city and the province about $5 million.


November 1, 2012

New Flyer, consortium partners receive $3.4M grant

Funding through Sustainable Development Technology Canada is to further enhance rapid-charge battery-electric bus propulsion technology.


August 27, 2012

Winnipeg Transit driver: Many attacks not reported

Drivers are under attack more often than what the city's official figures reflect, according to a former Winnipeg bus driver. More than 400 assaults against transit drivers have been reported in the city of Winnipeg in the last 12 years.


August 14, 2012

Winnipeg driver charged with assaulting passenger

Police said after cautioning the woman for putting her feet up on a seat and for falling asleep a physical altercation ensued when it is alleged the driver tried to remove her from the bus.


July 2, 2012

Winnipeg eyes improved bus security for drivers

Currently, on-board surveillance cameras do not record the bus driver's compartment, which means some assaults may not be entirely caught on video.


April 10, 2012

Winnipeg transit launches BRT system

The RT includes 13 rapid transit routes. The 2.23-mile transitway will operate at speeds up to 50 mph, free of any other traffic


November 28, 2011

U. of Manitoba considering U-Pass

The university, which is first trying to garner interest for the program on campus and in the community, has considered a U-Pass in the past, but has never been able to negotiate a price that is acceptable to students.


March 2, 2011

Winnipeg transit adds external announcement system

When a bus pulls up to a stop, an automated female voice will announce the bus route number and destination on an external speaker located above the front doors.


July 7, 2010

Winnipeg committee backs light rail

The recommendation will be forwarded to council for a final vote. If approved, the EPC suggested a Public-Private Partnership to fund the project.


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