Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free

Cities in the U.S. and around the world are making buses and trains free for residents, aiming to increase equality and tackle pollution. By Amy Crawford, HuffPost US Candria Gray and her two children live in Worcester, Massachusetts, where they rely on city buses to get nearly everywhere: college classes, elementary school, the pediatrician’s office. … Continue reading Here’s What Happens When Public Transit Is Free

What Guelph can learn from Kingston's free bus program for youth

Kingston's Transit High School Bus Pass Program now accounts for 10 per cent of ridership By: Anam Khan of Guelph Today Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie announced last week that he wants free transit for high school students and children under 13. Three hours north, the City of Kingston has had such a program for almost eight years, and it's … Continue reading What Guelph can learn from Kingston's free bus program for youth

Guelph Transit offering free rides for Homecoming, adding additional trips

Everyone will be able to ride Guelph Transit for free on Saturday during Homecoming 2019. In a post on its website, the city said there will be no charge on all routes between 5:45 a.m. Saturday and 12:15 a.m. Sunday. The University of Guelph’s Central Student Association and Graduate Student Association are sponsoring the free service for the day … Continue reading Guelph Transit offering free rides for Homecoming, adding additional trips