Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Handi-bus maxed out in mornings › The Lethbridge Herald – myLH.ca

http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/local-news/2014/04/08/handi-bus-maxed-out-in-mornings/

Dave Mabell

LETHBRIDGE HERALD

dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com

The city’s handi-bus service is pushing the limits on weekday mornings. But some riders can use conventional transit in warmer times of the year.

And some are being taught to make that switch, city council learned Monday.

“No show” passengers and last-minute cancellations are also taxing the system, reported transit manager Audra McKinley.

Lethbridge Transit runs 18 specially equipped vans during rush hours, she told council’s Community Issues Committee.

Almost all the rush hour Access-a-Ride passengers are “subscription” customers, she said. There’s little space left for occasional “demand” bookings.


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