LETTER: Subsidize transit to get cars off the road

A monthly BC Transit bus pass costs $85, or $1020 per year.

If Victoria mayor and council really want to do something practical with $540,000 on a climate initiative they might consider reaching out to single occupancy vehicle drivers in Colwood and Langford who work downtown and offer to pay half the cost of a bus pass, an incentive which could actually alter behaviour and likely take over one thousand vehicles off of the road Monday to Friday.

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What they are proposing with the climate team, workshops and community understanding is just a whole lot of blah, blah, blah.

Trevor Amon

Victoria

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