Listen, Watch, Read Transit
In this edition have a listen to our podcast on transit, watch a video about why we need to focus on the ridership experience, and read all about the world of transit
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 twice each month around the 1st and 15th.
Patio Season is upon us and there will be bus detours around Downtown Guelph every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Interactive Map) from June 11 to September 6, 2021
Some good news this fall? Transit could return to normal levels
Preliminary ridership numbers are out for the bus between Owen Sound and Guelph
Construction has started at several bus stops for concrete upgrades
Grand River Transit subsidies move to an income-based system as of July 1.
This newsletter is open for anyone to subscribe to, so if you know a friend or associate that might like to receive this newsletter, send it to them, and get them to click on the button below:
The U.S. DOT awarded $250 million in funds to transit projects in Tempe, Charlotte, Tacoma, Portland, and 18 other cities
Watch: The ridership experience is so critical to making transit better. It's not enough to simply build new stuff, repair old stuff, and run more buses and trains. The transit industry must focus on the people who we move
Transit Town Hall on the proposed new routes is tonight, Wednesday, June 16 from 7:00 to 8:30p.m. Watch online by going to WebEx (password is transit), the City of Guelph's website, or Guelph Transit's Facebook page or Dial in at 1-416-216-5643 (access code: 173 538 0842)
Join us Thursday, June 17th at 7:00 p.m. for our first “Transit Spaces” conversation on Twitter. Note: Twitter Spaces is only available on mobile devices (iOS and Android).
Look for upcoming Facebook Live, Webinar, and other events on our website here.
Miss our webinars? Watch them all here!
Please share this newsletter with whomever you think would like to know more about transit.
Join TAAG today by becoming a member! Go to taaguelph.com/join to sign up and help support our efforts to make transit in Guelph and the area frequent, affordable, and accessible for all. TAAG is a proud member of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and CUTA Canadian Urban Transportation Association.