More than 100 American students visiting Toronto were being dropped off by a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) bus driver at a basketball tournament at 6 pm when their concerned driver, Heather Sanford, asked how the students planned to get back. The students’ rep replied the same way they got there – a TTC bus. The Local 113 member told the students her last stop at that location would be before the end of tournament. The walk back to the kids’ hotel could take more than an hour. Concerned for the safety of these kids, Sanford called her supervisor and asked if it would be OK for her to work late and shuttle the kids back. The supervisor said yes. Watch video.
We at ATU applaud Sanford for going above and beyond for the safety of these students and setting an example for all ATU members to follow.