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By mdrejhon (registered) - website | Posted May 29, 2020 at 16:51:45

See photo below. Some homeowners are now considering selling --

There are some pretty sad posts being made, with residents very dismayed. During COVID, stressing out residents is not what is needed.

To many, SoBi is a lifeline to feel good living in Hamilton.

To many, SoBi is transit, not a business.

There is a wide variety of users, homeless through high-income earners, renters and homeowners, hometowners and tourists, daily commuters and infrequent users.

Even if only 10% of membership use SoBi frequently, the statistics of total rides ever taken for SoBi, indicates that SoBi has been a spectacularly good use of money so far. And it seems residents are so willing/passionate to donate to it -- that it is a travesty that council voted against letting Wards 1-3 fund SoBi.

SoBi is cheaper per-ride to operate than HSR is per-passenger. And it's become far more tax-efficient than HSR, with HSR increased social distancing.


And another one: Imgur

Comment edited by mdrejhon on 2020-05-29 17:56:14

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