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 Urban affairs 
 Public Transit increase hurts the poor
 Weekly Program
 Lynn Aquinn, Bob Bratina, Roy Adams
 Maggie Hughes  
 For non-profit use only.
Hamilton Ontario decide to increase bus fares for the 2nd time in 6 months. The cost of the increase was put on the fare box - rather than the property tax bill, but the effects on the poor are citical.
Producer Maggie Hughes
Climate change, means more public transit and less personal cars on the roads are needed.
Unfortunately In Hamilton Ontario we are still making the wrong decisions for the future and for the porr in our community.

The working poor will not be able to afford to go to work.

 HSR Hamilton Bus rate hike bad for the marginalized Download Program Podcast
a look at how raising bus fares at the fare box hurst society.
02:01:27 English 2007-12-18
 cfmu studios McMaster University
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