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
Province has nominated projects for federal infrastructure program worth $171 million dollars over eight years In a news release on Friday, August 16th, it was announced that five projects from Guelph, which will cost approximately $171 million over eight years, were being nominated by the province for the public transit stream of the federal government’s Investing in … Continue reading Funding for five projects to improve Transit in Guelph announced
Guelph Transit is making some minor changes to the transit system, starting September 1, as part of their ongoing effort to improve the service for riders. These changes include introducing a new express route, discontinuing a charter and under performing route, increasing service frequency on two routes, changing three platform locations, and making improvements to … Continue reading Guelph Transit introduces new route and makes other minor changes to system