Guelph Candidate Answers – Transit – 2018

TAAG sent our a short survey asking Candidates for Guelph City Council and Public and Catholic School Trustees about Transit and their vision for it. The following are the responses we received as of October 20th, 2018. James Gordon, Ward 2 Candidate for City Council (Incumbent) 1)What is your vision for public transportation operating structure … Continue reading Guelph Candidate Answers – Transit – 2018

Personal Vehicles Versus Public Transit & The Environmental Case For Public Transit

Personal Vehicles Versus Public Transit At What Cost? Car drivers are only paying the direct costs of operating their vehicles, but we’re all paying the rest of the price: congestion, pollution, and road maintenance.  One busload of passengers is responsible for 40 fewer vehicles on the road during rush hours, saves 70,000 litres of fuel, … Continue reading Personal Vehicles Versus Public Transit & The Environmental Case For Public Transit

“Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives”

Jarret Walker’s book “Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives” does an excellent job of telling us how to create a public transit system that satisfies people. Learn about the ins and outs of how transit planning works in an easy to understand format and in layman's terms. TAAG … Continue reading “Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives”