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SUMMIT TO BRING TRANSIT EXPERTS TO GUELPH
Town Hall will also give participants a chance to ask questions directly to Guelph Transit
GUELPH, On. October 23rd, 2019 – The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) is pleased to invite the community to the first ever Transit Summit and Town Hall to be held on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 from 12:00 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St. in Guelph.
This free half day event will feature prominent speakers (see attached document) who will have information-packed presentations about local and regional transit. There will also be a short workshop from City of Guelph staff about the Transportation Master Plan as well as an update from Guelph Transit on the implementation of the 12 recommendations from the Transit Business Service Review. All of our speakers will then participate in a Public Town Hall to answer questions from public.
“This is an opportunity for the community to get involved, meet like-minded people, learn more about how transit works, and help shape the direction of our transit system” says Steven Petric, Chair of the Transit Action Alliance of Guelph, “By educating and engaging the public on transit, we hope to expand the movement on making transit more frequent, affordable, and accessible for all.”
Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and participants can come and go throughout the day. The venue is wheelchair accessible and light snacks and refreshments will also be available.
The Summit and Town Hall is free to attend, however, due to limited capacity; it is recommended that participants register online in advance at www.taaguelph.com/transitsummit
About Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG)
Founded in 2018, TAAG is a broad-based non-profit community organization, which works cooperatively to promote better public transportation. We advocate for a public transportation system that is frequent, accessible and affordable for all.