Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Parents of disabled children say handi-bus needed | Local News | Okotoks Western Wheel

Parents of disabled children say handi-bus needed | Local News | Okotoks Western Wheel:

Parents of disabled children say handi-bus needed

Feb 01, 2012 06:00 am | By Tanya Kostiw

MD of Foothills resident Cherie Helm, pictured with her daughter Jessica, believes a handi-bus is needed in the community.

view all photos (1) MD of Foothills resident Cherie Helm’s teenage daughter Jessica has been in a wheelchair her entire life. Jessica takes a wheelchair accessible bus to school, which the school division funds, but she also transfers her daughter into her own vehicle when she needs to go somewhere, which can be challenging....

Communities split over handi-bus need | Local News | Okotoks Western Wheel

Communities split over handi-bus need | Local News | Okotoks Western Wheel:
Communities split over handi-bus need

Feb 01, 2012 06:00 am | By Tanya Kostiw

Share Most people do not give their transportation needs much thought as it usually as simple as hopping into a car, but there are some whose lives are significantly impacted by their limited mobility.

There is no community handi-bus in the local area and whether there is a need for the service depends on who you ask.