Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

April 27, 2007 09:14 ET

TTC 'Stop and Stay' Honours Late Tony Almeida

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 27, 2007) - In honour of TTC employee Antonio "Tony" Almeida, who lost his life in a tragic workplace accident on Monday, and in support of his family, all TTC vehicles - streetcars, buses, subway trains and the SRT - will observe a one-minute "Stop and Stay" at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 30th, the day of Mr. Almeida's funeral. The Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 1041 Bloor Street West, near Rusholme Road (Dufferin Station).

Subway and SRT trains will stop at stations, with their doors open. Buses and streetcars will stop at the nearest stops as safety permits.

The TTC Guard of Honour will attend the funeral.

Contact Information

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