“Allan’s Bridge” slated for construction work over the next year

Metrolinx continues its work on expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line with some essential work about to happen in Guelph. As many will know, updates have been abundant lately on the connection between Toronto and Kitchener. From the latest business case to the broader update on construction, a lot is happening. Starting this spring, a Metrolinx contractor … Continue reading “Allan’s Bridge” slated for construction work over the next year

COVID-19 could end our dependence on cars — if we ‘build back better’

A piecemeal approach to policy is unlikely to untangle the complex systems of land use, physical infrastructure, social habits and political incentives that entrench the dominance of the car, researchers say Governments could capitalize on the growth of telecommuting to promote more car-free lifestyles. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara) Cameron Roberts, Carleton University; Andrew Brown, University of … Continue reading COVID-19 could end our dependence on cars — if we ‘build back better’

Guelph looking at possibility implementing Transit Priority Measures along Gordon Street

The City of Guelph is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide a report on implementing Transit Signal Priority Measures along a section of Gordon Street in the City of Guelph. The objective of this study is to confirm whether the implementation of Transit Signal Priority measures along a section of Gordon Street is … Continue reading Guelph looking at possibility implementing Transit Priority Measures along Gordon Street

Extend Emergency Transit Funding, Groups Urge Finance Minister

OTTAWA - Sixty organizations, including TAAG, have signed a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to extend emergency operational funding in the federal government’s upcoming  budget.  The organizations include large unions representing hundreds of thousands of workers, environmental groups like the David Suzuki Foundation and national anti-poverty and tenant organizations like ACORN Canada … Continue reading Extend Emergency Transit Funding, Groups Urge Finance Minister