Public transit is about to get much more affordable for seniors. Starting July 1, Montreal’s bus and metro will be free for the 65-plus crowd.
“It’s great because I can always use a little more, I’ll find something to spend it on,” Peter Dowie told Global News.
The 90-year-old says if he goes anywhere, he uses the bus and metro.
Projet Montréal is following through on its election promise.
The new measure is part of the 2023 municipal budget that will be unveiled next Tuesday. It will cost the city $40 million a year and just over half that for the first year of its inception.