Join the May 28th day of action for emergency transit funding! Essential workers — like nurses, doctors, sanitation staff and many more — rely on transit to get to work. But public transit systems across Canada are facing service cuts and driver layoffs, because they depend mostly on fares for funding. Right now we need … Continue reading Join the May 28th day of action for emergency transit funding!
In this edition of The Transit Pass, we will talk about what it’s like to take the bus these days, and how Transit is managing the health and safety of both passengers and operators during the pandemic. We also talk about the current financial needs of transit, and what role TAAG serves in promoting transit … Continue reading The Transit Pass Podcast with GuelphPolitico: COVID19 Edition
This is an historic year that everyone will remember in their lifetime just as past generations have experienced two world wars, a depression, and many other events. It is a year of turmoil which will affect many businesses, family life, charities...well pretty much everyone! Amid the turmoil, transit continues to function. It is essential for … Continue reading This is the time to act. Join the movement.
On May 12, 2020, more than 60 organizations across Canada sent a letter to the federal government calling for emergency and permanent transit operating funding. Does your organization want to sign on? Add your organization’s name using this form. If you want to show support as an individual, send a message to your MP here. SIGN THE … Continue reading 60+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding
The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) has joined other advocacy groups and have written to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, about the need for emergency funding for public transit during COVID-19. See the letter below and how you can help! Read … Continue reading Keep Transit Moving: Letter to federal and provincial governments