Newcastle Herald Letters to the Editor: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

January 17 2018 - 12:30am
STRUGGLE: People, especially the elderly or the mobility impaired, need a transport service that is convenient, reliable and takes them close to where they need to be.
STRUGGLE: People, especially the elderly or the mobility impaired, need a transport service that is convenient, reliable and takes them close to where they need to be.

FOLLOWING changes to Newcastle Transport’s bus timetables, the 201 bus service no longer travels down Beaumont Street, Hamilton, nor does it terminate at Aldi. It would seem no thought has been given to how pensioners who use walkers were going to cross Tudor Street then walk the length of Beaumont Street to access Aldi and then walk back to Tudor Street again to catch the bus. If this isn't discrimination of the elderly, I'd like to know what is?

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