Leary spoke to Global News on Wednesday after mounting incidents involving assaults on TTC employees and said they are “talking about everything we can do to make this place safer for our employees. It’s critical.”
Just earlier on Wednesday morning, the latest incident, two TTC employees were chased with a syringe at Dundas Station. However, neither employee was injured.
On Monday, up to 15 youths allegedly attacked two uniformed TTC employees on their way to work by bus.
Then, on Saturday evening, a TTC bus driver was shot with a BB gun while she was waiting to take over another bus. Global News spoke to her, Alexandra Stoeckle, who said “I’m really grateful it wasn’t a bullet.”