TTC aims to speed up subway service with markings on platforms indicating where doors will open

via The Star 

The TTC is rolling out decals on the platform of some subway stations as part of a pilot project to speed up service and encourage passengers to be more considerate when entering the train.

Each decal has arrows indicating where the train doors will open and where passengers should wait as they allow others to exit. TTC spokesperson Stuart Green told the Star they were added to persuade people to stop rushing into other passengers trying to get off the train.

“It’s just a way for us to speed up the subway system, and make it run more efficiently,” he said.

Decals have been used on the southbound platform at St. George station since early September. The decals are supposed to line up with the doors of each car when the train stops, though the system hasn’t been perfected yet.

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