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For Immediate Release:
July 15, 2010

Peel’s Accessible Transportation Services will Resume Monday

BRAMPTON, ON. (July 15, 2010) – The Region of Peel’s Passenger Assistant Program and Dialysis Transportation (Passenger Plus) services will resume in full on Monday, July 19. Red Cross Mississauga-Halton and CUPE reached a settlement that has been ratified. Staff is now making preparations to resume service and will be contacting customers to coordinate travel arrangements.

“The Region is pleased both parties have come to an agreement so our customers can now resume using our Accessible Transportation services,” said Damian Albanese, Transportation Director. “Accessible Transportation services are important to making our community accessible to residents who require specialized transit services.”

The Red Cross is contracted by the Region to deliver the Region’s Passenger Assistant Program and Dialysis Transportation. The Region was not involved in the negotiations. Questions relating to the negotiations should be directed to the respective parties involved.

Accessible Transportation customers can contact the Region’s Accessible Transportation office at 905-791-1015 for more information.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.



Ken Chiu
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4667

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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