Articles and links relating to the dangers and rationale behind One Person Train Operation

Letter to Mayor Tory re Osgoode Pocket Incident

Click HERE to Download the pdf EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Letter from Carlos Santos, ATU Local 113 President to Mayor John Tory et al July 7, 2021 Following is a summary of major key points in a letter from ATU Local 113 President, Mr. Carlos Santos to Toronto Mayor John Tory...

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Chicago: “I’m late for my flight. Wake up and step on it!

Chicago: “I’m late for my flight. Wake up and step on it!

Chicago was the first U.S. city to adopt One Person Train Operation. At 2:43 a.m. on March 24, 2014, a speeding CTA train crashed into the O’Hare airport terminal and went up an escalator. Thirty people were injured. The “very fatigued” Operator had fallen asleep at...

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Subway Shovings

Every day on the TTC, someone gets hurt, harassed, or assaulted. Unfortunately, it’s no real surprise. The TTC is the busiest transit system in Canada and the third-largest in North America (After the New York City Transit Authority and the Mexico City Metro). Things...

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Letter to TTC Riders

Dear TTC Riders, A big change is coming to Toronto’s subway system – a change that could make riding the red rocket a lot less safe. For decades, Toronto’s subway trains have been equipped with a 2-person crew – a Driver to drive the train, and a Guard to oversee...

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