The Davisville headquarters of the TTC is being described as a “Stygian hellhole” by the CEO of the TTC. The TTC chair Josh Colle does agree that some of the working conditions are not up to modern standards. Josh Colle wants the transit board to take the step of recommending the transit headquarters move out of the 1958 building to a modern space that would be large enough for the system’s 3,000 office staff. The current building only accommodates 400 staff, the rest of the staff is spread out in six leased offices around the city.
“We need to find a new home for the TTC. There’s some existing buildings around we could move into. That’s the best possibility. But just to have different leases and spaces, some owned, some in terrible condition, is just so inefficient and costly,” said Colle.
The cost of finding a new space hasn’t been released, but Colle thinks it would ultimately save the TTC money. The building is almost sixty years old, and only accommodates 13% of the staff. Do you think it’s time for the TTC to find a new headquarters?
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