Holiday Dog-friendly Buses to Include Buses 225, 669
Public Transportation Office (PTO) announced that two more bus routes – 225 and 669 -- will join the ranks of “holiday dog-friendly buses.” These buses will add new stops at Yingfeng Dog Park and Huashan Dog Area starting August 5.The two bus routes are operated by San Chung Bus Co. and Capital Bus, respectively.To reach Yingfeng Dog Park via Bus 225, riders should alight at “Xinyi Borough Stop.” Departure times are 10 AM, 2 PM, and 5 PM on holidays. For individuals planning to bring their furkids to Huashan Dog Area, take Bus 669 and get off at “Civic Boulevard and Linsen N. Rd Intersection Stop.” Departure times are 9 AM, 12 noon, and 3 PM on holidays. To familiarize drivers of dog-friendly buses with canines’ behaviors, the Animal Protection Office (APO) has organized several training sessions in July. Participants were educated on knowledge related to dog behaviors as well as techniques on maintaining order with furry passengers aboard.According to statistics, the holiday dog-friendly buses (currently comprising route 0E, 604, and BR6) have provided transportation services for 102 dogs and 28,684 passengers between January 1 and July 30, 2017.