TORONTO, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ -
WHAT: PHOTO-OP, PARKBUS INAUGURAL OTTAWA LAUNCH
WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 8:15 AM, SPEAKER REMARKS FOLLOWED BY BUS BOARDING AT 8:45
WHERE: 366 RICHMOND RD, MEC STORE
Hon. Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa-Centre, Ontario Minister of Labour
Bradley Fauteux, Managing Director, Ontario Parks
Katherine Hobbs, Councillor, Ward 15 Kitchissippi
Parkbus founders Boris Issaev & Alex Berlyand
First public transit connecting Ottawa citizens to iconic Algonquin Provincial Park, with stops at campgrounds, canoe access points, trailheads and lodges.
Visuals: Campers with large backpacks, tents and paddles boarding the large coach bus for a car-free weekend of camping in Algonquin.
Parkbus (parkbus.ca) is a project of Transportation Options (T.O.), a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable tourism and transportation in Ontario. Now in its third year, Parkbus has brought hundreds of GTA residents to parks across Ontario. Since 1992, T.O. has worked on numerous successful projects, including award-winning Bike Train Initiative and the Welcome Cyclists Network.
SOURCE: Transportation Options
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