It’s time for a community conversation about transit, says TAAG

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

Council considering changes to Guelph Transit

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

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)