Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

June 12, 2006 11:17 ET

Media Advisory: TTC Bus Driver Honoured as Transit Community Watcher of the Year

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 12, 2006) - TTC bus driver Visnue Samaroo will be honoured tomorrow as the 13th annual winner of the Transit Community Watch Program. In May of 2005, Mr. Samaroo was driving his bus, when he noticed a lost 9-year-old girl. He called for assistance, and helped re-unite the girl with her mother.


What: Presentation of 13th Annual TTC Transit Community Watch Award.
Who: TTC Operator Visnue Samaroo, TTC Interim Chief General Manager
Gary Webster and Simon Dwyer of Bell Canada
Why: To honour TTC Community Watcher of the Year
When: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: TTC's Birchmount Division, 400 Danforth Road, (northwest
corner of Birchmount Road and Danforth Road)

Contact Information

  • Toronto Transit Commission
    Marilyn Bolton
    Media Relations
    (416) 393-3741