Transit tripped up: the effect of COVID-19 and the future of public transit – Hill Times Op-Ed

By taking away many of the things so many Canadians love about cities, the pandemic has shown us the value of urban life that many of us take for granted. Reposted here from C.D. Howe Institute as published in the Hill Times April 14, 2021 By Benjamin Dachis COVID-19 has fundamentally changed lives across Canada. … Continue reading Transit tripped up: the effect of COVID-19 and the future of public transit – Hill Times Op-Ed

Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

This week in GuelphToday.com's Market Squared, Adam Donaldson bursts your bubble. Again. This time about last week's celebratory announcement of electric buses. I approached last Thursday’s funding announcement at Guelph Transit HQ with a higher than normal amount of skepticism, and very little in terms of expectation that the news released there would immediately change … Continue reading Electric buses are good, a working transit system is better

Investment in public transit is good for Guelph’s economy

Public transportation helps ensure Guelphites have more money in their pockets The combination of growth and growing demands on taxpayer dollars is forcing cities to make tough choices between worthy causes. They should take heart: One cause merits investment, not just because it is worthy in itself, but because it generates revenue for taxpayers rather … Continue reading Investment in public transit is good for Guelph’s economy