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CTV Morning Live

CTV Morning Live Ottawa

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Radio-Canada

Radio-Canada: Interview with Boréal Express

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National Post

Parkbus wants to help Torontonians get out of the city

[...] Parkbus, a first-of-its-kind service in Toronto that, from the end of June through September, will provide direct transport from various points in the downtown core to Algonquin, Killarney and Grundy Lake provincial parks and Bruce Peninsula national park [more].






CBC News

CBC News - Multiple Radio/TV/Online Hits

CBC News at 6 (23') | CBC Ottawa Online | CBC Morning North | CBC Sudbury






Toronto Star

Making it to Algonquin, without the automobile

Ontario's top park just got a lot closer to the city.

Currently, car-less Torontonians must either rent a vehicle or take an indirect route by public transit to get to Canada's oldest provincial park. But starting next Thursday, a new express service called Parkbus will roll out as a new option [more].






Toronto Sun

Roll out to Ontario's great outdoors

Want to escape to the pristine wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park without burning up a tank of gas or if you don't drive or have a car?

Then hop aboard the Parkbus that rolls out next month as an environmentally friendly way of getting out of town without the driving hassles. [more].






CityTV

Parkbus on CityTV Special

Parkbus takes city-dwellers to popular parks in Ontario — Algonquin, Killarney [watch the segment].






TreeHugger

Every City Needs This: The Parkbus, Direct From City To Park

150 miles north of Toronto is the most extraordinary wilderness, Algonquin Provincial Park. If you own a car, it is an easy drive on good highways. If you don't it is not so easy; a bus or train to Huntsville, an expensive taxi ride or hitchhike in; for camping, just like anything else, the system is easy and convenient for cars and difficult for the rest. If we are going to get people out of cars, this has to change.






Ottawa Citizen

New bus service takes car-less campers to Algonquin Park

No car? No problem. Starting next Friday, Ottawa residents can hitch a bus ride headed to Algonquin Provincial Park to enjoy the outdoors without the burden of a vehicle.

[Article 1] | [Article 2]






Spacing Magazine

Headspace: Boris Issaev and Alex Berlyand of Parkbus

As Parkbus continues to expand and attract new passengers, Spacing sat down with Boris and Alex to discuss the rationale behind the project [more]






BlgoTO

Bus Service for Ontario Parks

Link to the article [more]






Ministry of Environment

Go camping and leave the car at home

Experience the fun of camping and the beauty of Ontario's provincial parks without the hassle of driving. Parkbus is an eco-friendly way to save on gas and reduce your environmental impact. [more]






Canadian Jewish News

York grads launch bus service to Ontario parks

Without tremendous capital or experience, the pair conducted research at Mountain Equipment Co-op and launched a pilot project connecting Toronto to Algonquin in the summer of 2010. Soon after, Transportation Option, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable tourism and transportation in Ontario, adopted Parkbus under its umbrella. [more]






York University

Q&A: Car-free camping - outdoorsy York grads launch a backcountry bus

Thinking of camping but can't get yourself there? No car? No problem. Self-proclaimed travel freaks Boris Issaev (BA '08 and current iMBA student) and Alexander Berlyand (iBA '09) have made travelling from Toronto to key national and provincial parks accessible for those who don't own a car. [more]

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