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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue: a top West Island tourist destination?

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE – The town of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, known for its lakeside view and local markets, has just unveiled a slick new summer tourism program that could make it a top destination of the West Island. 214 more words


Board approves motion seeking zero-emission bus fleet for Metro

Interesting stuff, especially given that Metro has about 2,200 buses. The fleet runs on compressed natural gas, which is much cleaner than the diesel fuel that was formerly used — but CNG is still a fossil fuel that produces greenhouse gas emissions. 227 more words


MPs call for councils to have power to create clean air zones

MPs in the UK are finally coming to terms with the need to address air quality in our towns and cities. They ask that clean air zones should be introduced in UK cities to tackle the problems caused by air pollution, according to a new report by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs committee. 454 more words


Trolleys are part of the solution

“European cities are steadily converting bus routes to trolleybus public transport“ was the message from Gunter Mackinger at a recent public meeting in Wellington. “Complete public transport systems cannot easily convert to fully battery-operated systems, and there is a significant problem with battery life and consequential waste disposal.” 1,061 more words


Prosecutor offers no details on Phoenix freeway shootings

PHOENIX (AP) — For months, metropolitan Phoenix residents lived in fear as shots were fired at motorists on the freeway at random. Drivers avoided highways, school buses took different routes and signs were posted telling people to be careful. 755 more words


Why are we waiting?

TILLY is a keen traveller but the Happy Moonraker senses that she prefers car travel to all other modes of transport. For instance, if we go by bus we first have to walk a mile and then wait for the bus to arrive. 58 more words


Bus pass

by Charles Boase    27 April 2016        monmouthfocus@gmail.com

You might think that if you were going to change the bus timetables it would be a good idea to tell the travelling public. 571 more words