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A call for support for reduced monthly bus fare for low income individuals

CNG September 02, 2016 Report On Community Networking Group (CNG)






The Voice of the Poor, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, is requesting that community members and organizations contact Rochester City Council members and the Mayor to voice their opinion on the proposed reduced monthly bus fare for low income individuals. 


Rochester Transit Reduced Fare Request  


To Rochester City Council Members and Mayor of Rochester:

Please ask Rochester Public Transit to include in their Transit Development Plan a reduced monthly bus fare of $ 8.00 for low income individuals who are at or less than 100 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. 

When the Transit Development Plan comes for a vote before the Rochester City Council, please vote in favor of this reduced monthly bus fare for low income individuals.



Monica Bogucki, Voice of the Poor, Chairperson Society of St. Vincent de Paul

e-mail:  vop@svdp-rochmn.orgPhone:  507-884-6673

1620 22nd Street NW, Rochester, MN  55901




CNG September 02, 2016 Report On Community Networking Group (CNG)

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TOC: Yes


DMC Impact(s): Livable City

PlanScape(s): Basic Needs ; Transportation

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Date: 2016/09/02

Source: CNG

Type: Status

Sort Order: 1

State: Public


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