Regional Council set to discuss regional transit
The thorny issue of regional transit will be up for debate tonight by council.
Niagara's regional councillors will be asked to approve a report from their transit consultant to extend the contract for Niagara Regional Transit
The pilot project is into its second year and ridership is up, but whether or not its up enough to justify continuing with the three city bus system will be up to council to decide.
There were 17 thousand riders last month up from 13, 500 at this time last year.
Transit consultant AECOM is recommending the pilot project continue until council decides on a long term plan for transit in Niagara