In most cities, bus stops are spaced too closely together. On a local bus route, stops should be within a convenient walking distance of each other about 400-500 meters. Guelph is on average at 450 meters. If stops are spaced much more tightly than that, buses spend an excessive amount of time stopped for boarding … Continue reading How bus stop balancing can make your commute faster
If Guelph wants to evolve, then quality transit must be running all the time A transit service that maximizes access for the greatest possible number and diversity of people brings opportunity. An abundant all-day, all-week transit system gives financially stressed people — especially students, factory workers, and service-sector employees — real opportunities, including access to … Continue reading Better transit will bring opportunity to Guelph
The City of Guelph is currently developing a Community Plan. There is a section about Transportation, covering transit, cycling, and walking. The Draft version of this report is now available for comments. Below is the Transit vision: "We move around freely". Transit is a priority to Guelphites. People in our community want us to facilitate … Continue reading Guelph’s Community Plan: A Discussion Paper – Give your input on Transit!
Buses need to be given a path around congestion “I’ve been waiting 15 minutes for the bus to show and two showed up at the same time.” This phenomenon is known as “bus bunching,” It’s a problem that has been afflicting transit systems around the world for decades. Bus bunching is very annoying for riders, … Continue reading Solutions exist that could reduce Guelph Transit’s often overcrowded buses
There are many factors to why your bus is late. From traffic congestion to car accidents, bus breakdowns, construction, emergency detours, higher than normal passenger loads and traffic lights. Some of these things are in the transits control while others are not. Also Read: Solutions exist that could reduce Guelph Transit's often overcrowded buses So … Continue reading Is Your Bus Late or Full? Find Out Why And Some Solutions To Fix It