Guelph Transit Reduces Service

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I really am wondering what Guelph Transit is thinking.Slowing down service?Every other public transit system in the world does not slow down service during peak times, they increase it! Just look around us, from Toronto to Brampton to Kitchener, every system puts extra buses and service on during peak periods to help get people from […]

Bus Rapid Transit Guide

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I just noted this press release on Bus Rapid Transit Guide. I don’t know anything more about it or how applicable it would be to Guelph, but in case of interest, or if there is someone to whom you feel it’s worth forwarding. Perhaps we’re part-way there and/or are too small but could pick up […]

Guesswork gone from bus waits

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The following article appeared in the June 21 edition of the Guelph Mercury: Freezing at your local stop waiting for the bus to arrive should be a thing of the past. Guelph Transit has launched a new global-positioning system for its city buses that will allow riders to find expected times of arrival and departure […]

When’s the NextBus

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As of today, global positioning satellites (GPS) technology and advanced computer modeling will take the guesswork out of taking the bus. Wondering when the next bus will be along will be a thing of the past now that riders can use the Internet, handheld devices, or their telephones to receive accurate, real-time arrival and departure […]

WSIB Ad update

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Transit Services has completed its’ review of the WSIB advertising material and  determined the content of this material is not in violation of our Bus Advertising  agreement. As such, arrangements have been made to have the advertising material reinstalled on the interiors of the transit fleet.                Staff

City of Guelph launches anti-idling protocol

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Environment Week is June 3-9. City celebrates with a host of Environment Week activities for the public. The City of Guelph is taking action during Environment Week. Guelph Transit will launch it’s new anti-idling protocol on Clean Air Day. Beginning June 6, all buses will be required to turn off their engines while waiting at […]

Workplace safety ads do their job

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The following editorial appeared in the May 29th edition of the Guelph Mercury: Eye-catching and graphic advertisements about student worker safety in circulation around the province may not have had such an impact locally had a Guelph woman not complained about one of the ads, a move that saw them pulled from public transit here […]

WSIB ad on Guelph Buses

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Firstly, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to read this email. I sent it to everyone in my address book who lives in Guelph, has children, and who I know (to the best of my knowledge) in raising children in a gentle nature. My apologies if you did not want to receive […]

Tony Leighton writes on the first 6 months of this Council

Posted Leave a commentPosted in City Policy, Energy, Environment, Going Downtown, Growth, On the Buses, Parking that car, Pesticides, Public Input, Retail, Takin' out the Trash, Traffic Management, Transparency, Water

The following editorial appeared in the May 12th edition of the Guelph Mercury.  We appear to have voted in real leaders this time It’s time for some shameless cheerleading. Lots of people think one government is pretty much like any other, and voting doesn’t matter much. Guelph’s new city council has already proven them wrong. […]