Transit plan moves forward following another heated debate

The mayor may not have had as many councillors on board as he previously said, but nevertheless, Cochrane is one step closer to the implementation of an alternative transit plan.

Following a two-hour presentation and subsequent discussion, council gave administration the go-ahead to submit ‘option 2’ to the provincial government as the town’s blueprint for a transit system. The town must provide these plans to ensure that GreenTrip funding is still available, which pays for the majority of the capital costs, such as busses and bus shelters, of launching a transit.

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