Posts Tagged ‘transit’

Halifax councillors save free bus passes for visually impaired

By Michael Lightstone © Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia — Metro Transit will keep providing free rides to blind and partially sighted passengers, Halifax regional council decided Tuesday. Regional council’s move to continue its transit pass program nullified a controversial recommendation from municipal staff to discontinue the practice…. READ STORY

Back off charging the blind for transit

By Paul Schneidereit © The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia — Should Halifax public transit services stiff the blind? That’s what regional council is supposed to grapple with tonight, as councillors discuss a staff recommendation to do away with free Metro Transit passes for passengers who are visually impaired…. READ STORY