By: Richard Vivian of GuelphToday.com With several transit-related plans in development and questions swirling about the long-term impacts of the pandemic, it's time for a public and “shame-free” discussion about what residents want in the system, says Steven Petric, chair of Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG). “We really need to start thinking about the goals … Continue reading It’s time for a community conversation about transit, says TAAG
From GuelphPolitco: Council Workshop: Transit Growth Strategy – This has not been a great year for transit. COVID-19, and the precipitous decrease in ridership because of it, put a big dent in any expansion plans and even forced a rollback of transit service. The impact of COVID-19 is one the things that his workshop will discuss along with the … Continue reading Council considering changes to Guelph Transit
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)
It’s that time of year again! Time for auld lang syne, festive merriment and free transit on New Year’s Eve! On Tuesday December 31st, all routes will be running on their regular Tuesday schedule until 12:45 am including the 99 Mainline which will run every 10 minutes. Regular fare apply until 7:00 pm. Free service … Continue reading Guelph Transit will be free on New Year’s Eve!
Transit Action Alliance of Guelph held a transit summit on the weekend Higher ridership focusing on the busiest routes or broader coverage that puts transit into more but less busy areas of the city: that's the dilemma facing Guelph Transit, those attending a transit summit and town hall heard Saturday afternoon. Organized by the citizen's … Continue reading Coverage or ridership? The big transit question