Better late than never! Our newsletter is packed with Transit News
In this edition of On the Move, find out how buses are scheduled and what causes them to be late, the launch of the new On-Demand Guelph Transit buses, Federal Budget and People on the GO in 1973.
Welcome to this edition of On the Move, a twice-a-month newsletter sharing transit news and views from Guelph and beyond presented by the Transit Action Alliance of Guelph. It arrives directly in your inbox on the 1st and 15th of each month.
This edition is late due to a technical issue. The next edition will be May 15th.
Guelph Transit launches the new on-demand bus service on May 2. Starting Friday, April 23, you can do a test ride of the new service by using the On-demand your way app (download App Store or Google Play). Watch our webinar about On-Demand Transit here. Listen to Guelph Politicast on Wednesday for an interview with Paul Buck, Transit Manager with Belleville Transit which has On-Demand Transit.
City Council has a workshop around proposed off-street parking rule changes. There was questions about whether the city has a sufficient transit system in place to accommodate people if steps are taken to discourage personal vehicle use. TAAG believes we do not. Help us advocate for frequent, accessible, and affordable transit.
Nick James @njamesukIt's not rocket science. Let's spend our transportation budget in proportion to the modal share we want to see, not the modal share that exists. https://t.co/bgHNZOZx5t
Sixty organizations, including TAAG, have signed a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland urging her to extend emergency operational funding in the federal budget. It appears the extension of funding was not included in the budget.
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SFMTA debuts safety measures in the Tenderloin including Speed limit reductions and no right turns on red as part of the citywide vision zero strategies.
Join TAAG on Wednesday, April 28th as we host another Learn about Transit webinar this time about transit scheduling. Ever wonder why your bus is late? Ever wanted to know why buses bunch up during rush hour? Did you know there are solutions to keep buses on time? Sign up for our webinar here. Please share this event!
People on the GO - 1973: This film, produced by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communications, surveys solutions for municipal transit systems for better transportation across the province.
Featured are dial-a-bus and staggered hours programs, GO trains, Toronto streetcars, and transportation innovations in European cities.
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