Editorial: Free public transportation could get cities further

Photo Credit: https://mronline.org/2018/03/10/the-case-for-free-public-transport/ Editorial from The Queens Journal (Queens University, Kingston, Ontario) February, 11th 2020. In order to make public transportation a truly public service, cities across North America should eliminate rider fare.  A recent New York Times article explored the conversation happening in several American cities around waiving fare on public buses. The idea, which is gaining traction … Continue reading Editorial: Free public transportation could get cities further

Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

This week in GuelphToday.com's Market Squared, Adam Donaldson bursts your bubble. Again. This time about last week's celebratory announcement of electric buses. I approached last Thursday’s funding announcement at Guelph Transit HQ with a higher than normal amount of skepticism, and very little in terms of expectation that the news released there would immediately change … Continue reading Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

Investment in public transit is good for Guelph’s economy

Public transportation helps ensure Guelphites have more money in their pockets The combination of growth and growing demands on taxpayer dollars is forcing cities to make tough choices between worthy causes. They should take heart: One cause merits investment, not just because it is worthy in itself, but because it generates revenue for taxpayers rather … Continue reading Investment in public transit is good for Guelph’s economy