Show Notes & Links – Episode 007: Fair Enforcement

Fun coincidence: we released episode 007 on the same day that the TTC released its own report on racial disparities in transit enforcement. (Toronto Star)

Toronto Auditor General’s Report on Fare Evasion and Fare Inspection (PDF)

Accompanying video of AG report (YouTube)

Reece Maxwell-Crawford

Episode 007: Fair Enforcement

We tackle the thorny issue of TTC fare enforcement: its recent origins, why we don’t like it, and what the TTC should be doing instead of fixating on fare evasion. Adriel Smiley shares his Transit Story of being fare inspected at Spadina subway station.

Episode 005b: Shut It All Down (Part 2)

A look back at the U.S. anti-racism protests in May-June 2020, and the unprecedented transit shutdowns in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, and Minneapolis. Part 2 of 2: Miami and Minneapolis. Guests: Laurie Scop (Miami transit rider) & Adam Burch (Minneapolis Metro Transit bus driver)