GUELPH POLITICAST #295 – Link the Watershed?

A group of transit workers and advocates have done the impossible, they’ve put on the table a regional transit plan that doesn’t involve Metrolinx, the Ministry of Transportation, or new private carriers. The need for regional connections is more pressing than ever since Greyhound stopped all Canadian service earlier this year, but is that finally about to change? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #295 – Link the Watershed?”

TAAG Teams Up With Unions for Regional Transit Strategy

The Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG) has teamed up with transit unions in Guelph, Brantford and Waterloo Region to promote a regional transit strategy that will better connect the three areas, and other smaller transit networks in rural areas. In a presentation on Tuesday night, the group unveiled a plan that they hope will appeal to regional governments to address the gaps in travelling between area municipalities. Continue reading “TAAG Teams Up With Unions for Regional Transit Strategy”

Transit News: ION Begins, Wroute Ends, and No More Conestoga UPass

Travelling around the region via public transit is about to get easier. And harder. Especially if you’re a student. Check out all the details in this latest regional transit news. Continue reading “Transit News: ION Begins, Wroute Ends, and No More Conestoga UPass”

Metrolinx Building New Bus Storage in Kitchener, But What Else?

Today Metrolinx and the Ontario government announced that it was building a new bus storage and maintenance facility to “improve transit service for commuters in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, and help meet current and future growth.” The new space will house 20 single and double-decker GO buses, and will replace the current leased bus storage space in K-W, but you know what we could really use in the area? More bus service to and from Guelph. Continue reading “Metrolinx Building New Bus Storage in Kitchener, But What Else?”