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

Learn about the Essential Elements of Good Transit

“Essential Elements of Good Transit” is courtesy of “It’s more than buses: Advocates for Better Transit in Halifax” Fast Fast transit service can reduce travel time, making transit a better choice for more travelers. Faster service also helps encourage more drivers to use transit. We advocate three main ways to increase transit’s speed: 1) Give transit … Continue reading Learn about the Essential Elements of Good Transit

Get involved in everyday safety when using Guelph Transit

We all have a responsibility to look out for the safety of the Guelph Transit community. We encourage all Guelph Transit employees and riders as well as the general public to commit to being alert, informed, prepared and involved partners in safety. Be on the alert for suspicious or unusual activity, including: Packages or bags … Continue reading Get involved in everyday safety when using Guelph Transit

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