November 20, 2012

Advocacy group pushes for rural bus subsidy

NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada — An advocacy group for intercity bus service, Transport Action Atlantic, is pushing for the provincial government to subsidize rural bus routes. Without the subsidies, rural communities are at risk of being without any service, reported CBC News.

The service was previously provided by Acadian Lines, which is folding its operations at the end of the month. The company said it lost millions of dollars providing service to rural areas and could not make a profit in the region. To read the full story, click here.

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