Across the country, transit agencies are on the brink of collapsing or being forced to cut service routes and jobs because of the impacts of COVID-19. The pandemic has added additional pressure to our transit systems, compounding decades of neglect, cuts and privatization. Now that the second wave of COVID-19 is here we need to … Continue reading Digital Rally to Keep Transit Moving!
Join the May 28th day of action for emergency transit funding! Essential workers — like nurses, doctors, sanitation staff and many more — rely on transit to get to work. But public transit systems across Canada are facing service cuts and driver layoffs, because they depend mostly on fares for funding. Right now we need … Continue reading Join the May 28th day of action for emergency transit funding!
This is an historic year that everyone will remember in their lifetime just as past generations have experienced two world wars, a depression, and many other events. It is a year of turmoil which will affect many businesses, family life, charities...well pretty much everyone! Amid the turmoil, transit continues to function. It is essential for … Continue reading This is the time to act. Join the movement.
On May 12, 2020, more than 60 organizations across Canada sent a letter to the federal government calling for emergency and permanent transit operating funding. Does your organization want to sign on? Add your organization’s name using this form. If you want to show support as an individual, send a message to your MP here. SIGN THE … Continue reading 60+ groups across Canada call for emergency and permanent transit funding
The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) has joined other advocacy groups and have written to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, about the need for emergency funding for public transit during COVID-19. See the letter below and how you can help! Read … Continue reading Keep Transit Moving: Letter to federal and provincial governments