Modern Living: Dial-a-Bus

Waiting on the corner for the morning bus is at best a frustrating experience in any city. In Regina, Saskatchewan (pop. 143,000), where temperatures often hover at 20° below zero, it can be downright hazardous. For some residents of Regina's south side, however, bus waiting is no longer a problem. A simple phone call will bring a city bus right to their front door.

Regina's "Telebus" system, begun as an experiment six months ago, has proven to be a remarkable success. It is not only convenient for the 18,000 residents in the 3-sq.-mi. district now served by Telebuses but also financially beneficial...

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