Meaford Transit Beginning September 19th
- 09 September 2016
- Rob Armstrong
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Meaford, Ontario – September 9, 2016 – The Municipality of Meaford’s first regularly scheduled transit bus will be hitting the road beginning on Monday, September 19th for its route throughout the urban area of Meaford, and for the first 2 weeks it will be free.
At their meeting on July 4 2016, the Municipality of Meaford’s Council reviewed Transit Services as part of the Service Delivery Review. Council directed staff to develop a fixed route conventional transit system, in tandem with specialized transit offerings, on a one year pilot.
For the two week soft launch of the transit system from September 19 to October 2, the fare will be free. Beginning on October 3, 2016 all fares will be $4.00. Children under 3 ride free with a parent or guardian.
The transit system will operate from Monday to Friday on the following route:
|Stop #||Stop Name||Morning Route
|3||Off Leash Dog Park||8:08||8:38||9:08||9:38||2:38||3:08||3:38||4:08||4:38|
|7||Meaford Nursing Home||8:21||8:51||9:21||9:51||2:51||3:21||3:51||4:21||4:51|
Specialized transit services for eligible residents with mobility limitations will continue to be offered Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 2:30pm.
“We are so happy to be able to offer this creative solution to address a community need” said Mayor Barb Clumpus.
Please see the transit map for detailed route information.
Treasurer/Director of Financial Services and Infrastructure Management
Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford
519 538-1060 ext. 1111 | firstname.lastname@example.org