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Service: Community Investment - Affordable Bus Pass Program
|Record #: GUE0633||Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017||Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2017|
|Office Phone||General inquiries 519-837-5618 * agency inquiries 519-822-1260 ext 2042|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map||
1 Carden St
Guelph N1H 3A1
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Bus pass subsidy program designed to increase affordability and minimize barriers in accessing public transit.
**Affordable Bus Pass is valid for 12 months from the month application is approved
|Hours||Community Investment Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (4 pm, Jul-Aug)
Guelph Transit Administration Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
|Eligibility||Must be a Guelph resident * youth, adults and seniors experiencing barriers to accessing public transit based on low family income as per Statistics Canada LICO measure (low income cut off) * individuals and families * includes post secondary students, except University of Guelph full-time students with U-pass
**If financial or residency circumstances change or the program is no longer required for other reasons, it is the pass holder's responsibility to inform Community Investment, City of Guelph
|Application||Applications and FAQs available online at Affordable Bus Pass (Guelph Transit - Fares and Passes)
Affordable bus passes and application forms available at ServiceGuelph, City Hall, 1 Carden St ; West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd S ; Victoria Rd Recreation Centre, 151 Victoria Rd N ; Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St ; Guelph Transit, 170 Watson Rd S ; or call 519-837-5618 (TTY 519-826-9771) to receive an application by mail
Complete the application and ensure it is signed by all adults and any family members and dependants with income living at the same address (dependants younger than 18 years of age living with a parent cannot apply as individuals). Completed applications and required documentation may be dropped off at locations listed above or mailed to: Affordable Bus Pass Program, Community Investmetnt, City of Guelph, 1 Carden St, Guelph ON N1H 3A1
All complete applications are reviewed within 10 business days of being received by Community Investment. Applicants will receive notification by mail whether approval is granted for the Affordable Bus Pass. Current holders must reapply annually.
|Fees||Service ; Affordable Bus Pass fare is set at a discounted rate of less than 50% of regular priced monthly pass fares for adults, youth and seniors * payment using debit, cash, VISA, MasterCard, or City Card at designated City locations|
|Legal Status||(10) Local Government|
|Funding||City / Town|
|Service Categories||Local Transit Passes ; Transportation Expense Assistance|
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