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Toronto Buses Still Look Packed Even With The Stay-At-Home Order (PHOTOS)

One person says their early morning commute has become a "literal nightmare."
TTC Crowding Still Seems To Be A Problem Despite The Stay-At-Home (PHOTOS)

It seems essential workers and Toronto residents who rely on public transit are still dealing with overcrowding on the TTC.

People have taken to social media to express their concerns about the lack of physical distancing on city buses and call on the TTC to do more.

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Gaibrie Stephen, an E.R. doctor in Toronto, responded to a photo taken by commuter Rocco Signorile earlier this week and called on the TTC to add more buses to busy routes that essential workers need to use.

Another post on Reddit with over 200 comments drew connections between essential workers and packed transit, saying that even at 5 a.m., delays have turned their morning commute "from frustrating to literal nightmares."

"The TTC continues to monitor bus passenger levels in real-time and deploy service where and when it is most needed as best we can," said TTC spokesperson Stuart Green to Narcity.

"We also know that 95 percent of all bus trips have fewer than 25 people on board – half a vehicle’s capacity."

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TTC Union Alleges CEO Rick Leary Covered Up A 'Near-Catastrophic' Subway Crash

They issued a statement demanding he resign or be fired.

A union that represents nearly 12,000 transit workers is calling for the dismissal or resignation of TTC CEO Rick Leary. ATU Local 113 alleges Leary attempted to cover up a "near-catastrophic" subway crash near Osgoode Station on June 12, 2020.

"Someone is responsible for that cover-up attempt," President of ATU Local 113, Carlos Santos, said in the release. "That someone could only be the CEO. Who else would have the authority to keep such a major incident under wraps?"

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According to the city's website, there are currently 20 active COVID-19 outbreaks in Toronto with the vast majority of them occurring in workplace and community settings.

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A Major TTC Subway Closure Could Make You Review Your Weekend Plans

Don't count on commuting underground this weekend.

Toronto commuters will want to rework their transit plans this weekend due to a major TTC subway closure.

An advisory by the transit agency warns that no subway service will be offered on Line 2 between Kipling and Islington stations from Saturday, September 4, to Sunday, September 5, due to structure and signal maintenance.

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This Wild Video Of Someone 'Surfing' The Subway Has Gone Viral & The TTC Is Investigating

TTC said the stunt is illegal and it will be treated as such.

Someone on YouTube just posted a video of themselves taking a subway ride in Toronto in one of the most dangerous ways possible.

In a three-and-a-half-minute video uploaded on Sunday, August 22, YouTuber ChaseTO captured themselves on a GoPro "surfing" on the back of a Line 2 TTC train.

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