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Fair Fares Calgary Celebrates Reduced Fare Transit Passes

Published on 22/11/2005

The City of Calgary recently began to issue reduced fare transit passes to citizens who receive benefits from the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program.  Beginning in January 2006, The City will also make these passes available to all low-income Calgary residents.  This story chronicles the drive by community groups, municipal employees, elected representatives and Vibrant Communities Calgary to make Fair Fares a reality.

This is the seventh in a series of community stories which highlights the efforts of local partners involved in Vibrant Communities – a pan-Canadian project that seeks local solutions to reduce poverty and build more caring communities.

ISBN – 1-55382-159-9

Summary

The City of Calgary recently began to issue reduced fare transit passes to citizens who receive benefits from the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program. 

Topic(s)

Cities and communities, Civic engagement, Disability