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Toronto is just the latest city to run ads on its transit system telling people to behave – but is the real problem our transport networks themselves?

“OMG!,” tweeted Lamont Dex in April 2017. “Why is there always that one person who thinks it’s okay to block the door on the train?! #Move #TTC”

At the time, his complaint got little attention. Roughly a month later, it was plastered on advertisements across Toronto’s transit system – part of a new etiquette campaign called “You Said It”, showing what your fellow riders have tweeted and complained about.

There is a better way to ensure the seats stay clean, and that’s to invest in public transit as a public service again

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