Bus riders want the drivers to know that they too are appreciated.

News 100 blueBy Staff

June 19th, 2020



The people of Aldershot do appreciate the transit service they get.

So much so that they have decided to use from June 22nd to June 29th to show appreciation to all Burlington Transit Employees and recognize that their efforts have not gone un-noticed, especially the Bus Drivers.

Christina Tellier is the Aldershot Senior Bus Rider who initiated the idea.

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Bus riders want to thank the men and woman who drive these buses.

Ridership might be low making the trips exceedingly lonely and having to incorporate all the additional COVID restrictions, they kept the buses running for people who had to get to work, to medical appointments or for grocery shopping Frequently the Drivers was the only person on the bus.

Expect to see Thank you Bus Drivers’ signs on lawns along bus routes or in windows.

Encourage children & families to make signs and holler & wave as busses go by on routes.

Encourage families to go to bus stops and show appreciation however they wish.

Bus riders to show personal appreciation any way they can.

When walking past a bus……. Holler & clap and let driver know it is for him.

When driving past a bus, honk with a thumbs up sign

Neighbours cheering, clapping etc. at different bus stops along & across from each other (social distancing)

Coffee Shops and Restaurants with a bus stop close could take out coffee to give to drivers or food at breakfast, lunch and supper times.

The ideas are endless, all with the same purpose…….. Thank You Burlington Transit

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