Several transit users, activists and city councillors took part in the first ever Transit Summit and Town Hall hosted by the Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) on Saturday. The message, in a nutshell, was that there was a lot of work to do, and not a lot of time to get it done in.
TAAG brought together an impressive panel of transit activists and City of Guelph employees to talk about a variety of issues facing not just our local transit needs, but our regional ones too. Councillors Phil Allt, Bob Bell, Cathy Downer, Dominique O’Rourke, and Rodrigo Goller took part as participants at the summit at various points in the day.
Steve Petric, the chair and co-founder of TAAG began the summit with a presentation that came down to a simple question: high coverage or high ridership? “That tends to make it sound binary, but it’s…continue reading Transit Town Hall Notes the Challenges, Celebrates the Opportunity on GuelphPolitico