Extend Emergency Transit Funding, Groups Urge Finance Minister

OTTAWA - Sixty organizations, including TAAG, have signed a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to extend emergency operational funding in the federal government’s upcoming  budget.  The organizations include large unions representing hundreds of thousands of workers, environmental groups like the David Suzuki Foundation and national anti-poverty and tenant organizations like ACORN Canada … Continue reading Extend Emergency Transit Funding, Groups Urge Finance Minister

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)