Rough ride for transit

A consultants’ plan to convince more Lethbridge residents to park the family car got a rough ride Monday at city council.

Their “high level” report, focusing on the city’s transportation needs well into the future, recommended steps to increase use of transit, cycling and car-pooling to reduce the impacts of growth as the city approaches a population of 100,000 and later, 130,000 people. It also urged more immediate bus service improvements, allowing would-be passengers to get where they’re going more easily.

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