ON: Guelph Councillors Endorse Transit After Riding City Buses for Month

June 1, 2015

GUELPH — Their car keys have been as idle as their vehicles, but two city councillors say they've enjoyed riding municipal buses for virtually a month.

"I've had a great experience," Leanne Piper said Friday.

"It's been a great month," added Phil Allt.

Local anti-poverty activist Sian Matwey issued a municipal challenge recently to ride the buses for a month to see how city decisions impact on others, with Piper and Allt responding.

Piper, who works at the University of Guelph, has taken buses everywhere she needs to go for the time in question and has, overall, been pleased with the experience...

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