City recognizes Transit Operator and Worker Appreciation Day on March 18

(Barrie, ON) – The City of Barrie is recognizing Transit Operator and Worker Appreciation Day on Friday, March 18 by saying thank you to the many drivers who show up each day to get people to where they need to be.

“Transit operators and workers play a vital role in ensuring passengers arrive safely to their destinations, and our residents rely on Barrie Transit's regular and specialized services daily to get to work, school or appointments," said Brent Forsyth, Director of Transit and Parking Strategy.  “When getting on or off Barrie Transit on March 18, we encourage you to say a little extra “thank you" to your transit operator."

Barrie Transit service operates under a contract with MVT Canadian Bus Inc. The company employs more than 140 drivers to operate Barrie Transit's fleet of 46 conventional buses and 15 specialized buses.

For more information on Barrie Transit, visitbarrie.ca/transit.

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Media Contact
Scott LaMantia
Senior Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4529
scott.lamantia@barrie.ca