From GuelphToday.com: With an eye toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the potential for operational savings, several Ontario municipalities, including Guelph, have started down the path toward electrifying their bus fleet. They’re all at different stages of the process – none are completely there yet. Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is the furthest along. With 60 … Continue reading Guelph showing ‘leadership in Canada’ with bus fleet electrification
The last day you can use the old-fashioned paper Transit tickets is on October 31st. Details are here. Originally, the end date for paper tickets was May 31st, but the deadline was pushed back because of COVID-19. If you have the old paper Transit tickets, you can either use them, or you can take them … Continue reading October 31 is the last day to use Paper Tickets on Guelph Transit
From Guelph Politico: Although GO Transit is not up to its usual capacity these days, the Government of Ontario is incentivizing the ride by offering something they’ve never offered on GO Trains or Buses before, WiFi. Starting today, Metrolinx is following through on their promise to make passengers more connected on their journey with free … Continue reading WiFi is Now Available on GO Transit
Guelph, Ont., September 23, 2020 – Traverse is the City’s latest tourism and culture initiative, showcasing original local artists’ work in Guelph Transit shelters across the city. The location of each shelter is available at guelph.ca/traverse so residents and visitors can tour the city to view the art. The City received $101,000 in funding earlier this summer … Continue reading City launches Traverse: Transit shelter artist showcase and self-guided ward tours
Should the city subsidize your Uber? The experiments behind Ontario’s controversial push for private ‘microtransit’ By Ben Spurr, Toronto Star, Transportation Reporter Thu., Aug. 20, 2020 Many Ontario transit users were likely left scratching their heads this week at news the provincial government is pushing cities to consider replacing their least-used bus routes with “microtransit” as a condition … Continue reading Is ‘microtransit’ right for our city?