The TTC has updated the Presto card machine system by enhancing screen readers on all buses, streetcars and inside stations.
Fare evasion has always been a problem with the the TTC, but now it seems be getting worse with adults using child Presto cards.
According to a 110-page report by Ontario’s Auditor General, the TTC is losing millions of dollars a year from issues relating to Presto.
Confused about Presto? You’re not alone. In fact, there have been many questions and complaints about the transition to the new system.
After years of competition between the Presto system and the now-antiquated token and cash system, the plan for Metrolinx’s Presto to completely merge with the TTC is set in stone.
Metrolinx has urged riders to avoid fraud by not purchasing Presto cards on online auction websites.
The TTC released its 2015 Customer Charter on Friday, promising a five per cent decrease in delays over 2015.
With GO Transit set to abandon the use of monthly passes, riders in Scarborough and across the GTA will soon be left with PRESTO cards as their only options.
It took a couple of months but Mayor Rob Ford finally unveiled his transit vision, one that replaces the Transit City plan, finding “common ground” with Premier Dalton McGuinty.