Ambassador Bridge Owners Covering Tolls For Essential Workers
If you're an essential worker who has to cross the U.S. border to get to Canada, the Ambassador Bridge will be there to help keep a little money in your pocket.
According to MLive, Mathew Moroun, who is the chairman of the bridge, said that the company Canadian Transit, which is owned by his family, will cover passenger vehicle tolls of essential workers.
“We appreciate the men and women on the front lines who are working to keep us safe. We wanted to take this action to try to alleviate some of the stress of a daily commute for essential workers who cross our bridge every day. This is a small thing we can do to show that we see your daily sacrifice and we are grateful," Mouron said in a press release.
Canada and the U.S. have had their boarders closed for non-essential travel since March 21st. According to MLive, essential workers crossed the bridge an estimated 52,000 times.
“This is the right thing to do under the circumstances. Nurses and other critical infrastructure employees need all of the support we can provide at this time," The Ambassador Bridge President Dan Stamper in a press release.
This is only a current situation for the bridge, as they will adjust on future circumstances.