Coronavirus recovery: public transport is key to avoid repeating old and unsustainable mistakes

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Shuuterstock Hussein Dia, Swinburne University of Technology The coronavirus pandemic has affected our cities in profound ways. People adapted by teleworking, shopping locally and making only necessary trips. One of the many challenges of recovery will be to build … Continue reading Coronavirus recovery: public transport is key to avoid repeating old and unsustainable mistakes

60+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding

On May 12, 2020, more than 60 organizations across Canada sent a letter to the federal government calling for emergency and permanent transit operating funding.  Does your organization want to sign on? Add your organization’s name using this form. If you want to show support as an individual, send a message to your MP here. SIGN THE … Continue reading 60+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding

Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

LEARN HOW GUELPH TRANSIT IS RESPONDING BY CLICKING HERE The Canadian Press TORONTO — Transit agencies across Canada have adjusted their operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases by suspending fare collection altogether. Efforts to reduce exposure to the virus have taken different forms for transit commissions, which have varying types … Continue reading Canadian transit agencies adjust services due to COVID-19 pandemic

Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus

Free transit until April 15; operating on 30-minute schedule Monday to Saturday and Sunday regular schedule Guelph, Ont., March 17, 2020 – Starting tomorrow, March 18, Guelph Transit is making service changes as part of the City’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Service changes include: cancelling late night bus service  for University of Guelph studentsoffering free transit service … Continue reading Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus