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OC Transpo buses to announce stops externally
Council approved an exemption to the noise bylaw on Feb. 22 to allow for external announcing of bus stops.
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OC Transpo buses to announce stops externally

Jennifer McIntosh

OC Transpo is implementing external speakers to help signalize arrival to visually impaired riders.

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