WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Winnipeg Transit has launched a six-month pilot project to test protective shields for bus drivers, CBC News reported.
Two models of safety barriers will tested, one from Winnipeg's New Flyer Industries and one from Wisconsin-based Arow Global. Each shield costs about $5,000 to purchase and install, the report said.
Once the pilot project is complete, Winnipeg Transit will prepare a report discussing the findings of the test period and recommending next steps for consideration, according to the agency.
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