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Uber instead of transit?
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The town of Innisfil decided a few months ago to subsidize Uber rather than implementing a traditional transit service:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/in...-1.4114816

Now, it's a small town, and it's early days yet.  Ridership seems not high for now:
https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/735838...n-transit/

But it's an interesting concept for a small town where conventional transit is too big and expensive.
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(07-17-2017, 02:58 PM)tomh009 Wrote: The town of Innisfil decided a few months ago to subsidize Uber rather than implementing a traditional transit service:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/in...-1.4114816

Now, it's a small town, and it's early days yet.  Ridership seems not high for now:
https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/735838...n-transit/

But it's an interesting concept for a small town where conventional transit is too big and expensive.

There is a local ride-share service (RideCo) that did this with the town of Milton in conjunction with Metrolinx.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-...-1.3111736

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