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

Electric buses are coming to Guelph (and why we need a real Transit Growth Plan to go with it)

On Thursday, January 16th, both the federal and provincial governments announced they would be contributing a combined $74.7 million towards three projects aimed at electrifying the city’s bus fleet. The remaining $104 million to fund these initiatives will be done through the City of Guelph Capital Budget. With this funding, the city is planning to … Continue reading Electric buses are coming to Guelph (and why we need a real Transit Growth Plan to go with it)

Guelph Transit’s new reloadable fare cards now available!

Guelph Transit launched their new On Your Way reloadable fare cards on January 17th, 2020. They are now available for purchase at certain retailers and city facilities, including library branches and recreation centres.as it begins to phase out paper tickets. An online portal has also launched on the city’s website that will allow customers to manage and … Continue reading Guelph Transit’s new reloadable fare cards now available!

A Very Transit Christmas: Hear from our Transit Summit speakers on this weeks GuelphPoliticast

Click here for the full podcast! It’s a transit themed podcast this Christmas week as GuelphPolitico goes backward to our Transit Summit and Town Hall to hear from our guest speakers Vincent Puhakka of the advocacy group TTCRiders, Sean Marshall, a Toronto-based geographer and writer with an interest in public transportation, pedestrian safety, and local … Continue reading A Very Transit Christmas: Hear from our Transit Summit speakers on this weeks GuelphPoliticast