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Who is interim TTC CEO Rick Leary?

Last Updated Nov 21, 2017 at 6:05 pm EST

Interim TTC CEO Rick Leary being interviewed by Cynthia Mulligan in 2016. CITYNEWS

After more than five years at the helm of the TTC, President and CEO Andy Byford announced Tuesday that he will be be stepping down in December to head up New York City’s transit system. 

For a look at what Byford’s walking into at New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, take a loot at how the MTA stacks up against the TTC

Once Byford moves on, the TTC’s current Chief Service Officer, Rick Leary, will become acting head of the TTC.

Last year Leary spoke to Cynthia Mulligan about one of his achievements at Toronto’s transit service — reducing short turns on streetcar routes.

Watch the report below: