Transit Policy

CUTA calls on government to provide transit systems with the necessary tools to strengthen public safety for Canadian commuters

via GlobeNewswire 

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As cannabis becomes legal for recreational consumption in Canada, the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) calls on the federal government to establish clear rules to permit transit systems to randomly test employees who work in safety-sensitive positions for substance impairment, where necessary. Random testing would serve as an additional tool for transit systems to reinforce safety in public transport and urban mobility across the country.

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