Across the country, transit agencies are on the brink of collapsing or being forced to cut service routes and jobs because of the impacts of COVID-19. The pandemic has added additional pressure to our transit systems, compounding decades of neglect, cuts and privatization. Now that the second wave of COVID-19 is here we need to … Continue reading Digital Rally to Keep Transit Moving!
Please see below our response letter to Guelph City Council regarding the 2021 City Budget. Please find below a letter from the Transit Action Alliance of Guelph regarding the 2021 City of Guelph Budget and the impacts on Transit Services. The traditional 5 minutes of delegation cannot sufficiently allow us to cover the Capital and … Continue reading 2021 City of Guelph Budget Response Letter
By: Richard Vivian of GuelphToday.com With several transit-related plans in development and questions swirling about the long-term impacts of the pandemic, it's time for a public and “shame-free” discussion about what residents want in the system, says Steven Petric, chair of Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG). “We really need to start thinking about the goals … Continue reading It’s time for a community conversation about transit, says TAAG
The proposal on the table is the have 3 specific routes run from Guelph Central to Waterloo Region. The Expansions are included in budget forecast for 2023 but may be delayed due to pandemic. We say they should not be delayed! It should be moved up to help rebuild our local economies hurt by COVID-19. … Continue reading Will there be buses to Waterloo in 2024?
From GuelphPolitco: Council Workshop: Transit Growth Strategy – This has not been a great year for transit. COVID-19, and the precipitous decrease in ridership because of it, put a big dent in any expansion plans and even forced a rollback of transit service. The impact of COVID-19 is one the things that his workshop will discuss along with the … Continue reading Council considering changes to Guelph Transit