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Fewer safety incidents reported along TTC amid increased security, report suggests – Toronto

The number of safety incidents involving passengers along Toronto’s transit system dropped in February, after additional security, including additional police officers were deployed, a new report suggests. The report, released by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) in April, says the number of total offences involving customers dropped from 136 in …

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Lack of data on transit violence amounts to ‘blanket of ignorance’: Toronto researcher – Toronto

Canada needs standardized data on violence on transit systems to help tackle issues ranging from a lack of mental health supports to eroding public trust, say researchers, citing the recent stabbing death of a 16-year-old boy at a Toronto station as the latest example of random attacks on commuters. Prof. …

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‘It’s pretty scary’: Victim in suspected hate-motivated TTC assault speaks out – Toronto

A Muslim woman who was threatened with a knife on the TTC in a suspected hate-motivated assault last week said she is still shaken by what she experienced. “It’s pretty scary,” the woman said. She spoke with Global News on the condition of anonymity out of fear for her safety. …

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Girl assaulted in suspected hate-motivated attack on TTC bus: police – Toronto

A girl was assaulted on a TTC bus earlier this week in a suspected hate-motivated attack, police say. Toronto police said it happened at around 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday when the victim was on a route 23 Dawes bus near Main Street Station in the city’s east end. Police said …

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