Transit Driver Appreciation Day is March 18

Guelph Transit's bus operators do it all—conduct pre-trip inspections, pick up riders, collect fares, answer trip planning questions—all while safely maneuvering an extra large and heavy vehicle through traffic, around tight corners and detours, and through all sorts of weather. Guelph Transit drivers are dedicated to what they do, and they deserve a heartfelt thanks! … Continue reading Transit Driver Appreciation Day is March 18

When you close the street to cars, you close them to buses too

From GuelphToday.ca Dining District in Summer 2020 From GuelphToday.ca: I wasn’t sure I was feeling angry enough to tap out a column this week, but then the mayor decided to tweet about this summer’s patio program. To be fair, I don’t fault Mayor Cam Guthrie for his excitement. One cannot deny that last summer’s dining … Continue reading When you close the street to cars, you close them to buses too

VIDEO: Learn about Transit Webinar – On-Demand Transit: The Belleville Experience

The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) has launched a new monthly webinar series called "Learn about Transit". The first webinar was held on February 16th. The topic was On-Demand Transit: The Belleville Experience with special guest Paul Buck, Manager of Transit Operations for the City of Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Please see the video below … Continue reading VIDEO: Learn about Transit Webinar – On-Demand Transit: The Belleville Experience

Guelph Transit Rolls Out On-Demand Transit this May

From GuelphPolitico: It’s been a tough year for transit as ridership and revenue took a huge dip because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Is it a good time to start experimenting with alternative delivery models for transit? We’re going to find out as Guelph Transit has announced that they’re introducing an on-demand transit model this … Continue reading Guelph Transit Rolls Out On-Demand Transit this May

TAAG welcomes new federal funding for public transit

#KeepTransitMoving The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) welcomes today's announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the federal government will be investing $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years, but continues to call on the government to also provide dedicated, permanent federal funding for operational expenses.   This stable funding will … Continue reading TAAG welcomes new federal funding for public transit