All Posts by Transport Action

Follow

About the Author

Mar 08

Coast-to-Coast Bus Network Proposed

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

Leaders in the motorcoach industry have been working together since the beginning for the year to develop a proposal to reconnect services across Canada through a Coast-to-Coast Bus Coalition and the re-assumption of federal regulatory responsibility for protecting a national network of essential routes. This would include the restoration of interline reservations and package services […]

Continue reading
Winnipeg Transit Buses
Feb 12

Federal government announces $15bn for transit

By Transport Action | National News , Urban Transit

On February 10th, the Government of Canada announced $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years, including permanent funding of $3 billion per year beginning in 2026. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna were joined for the announcement by Canada Infrastructure Bank chair Tamara Vrooman and […]

Continue reading
Jan 08

Rail freight growing in Québec

By Transport Action | Quebec

Story by Harry Gow. Photograph by Anthony Benard Prince The rail mode for freight is making gains in Québec. The Chemin de Fer de la Gaspésie is seeing work going on simultaneously on three bridges, with one already in place before the start of December. Following flood damage to the two existing railroad bridges over the Cascapédia River […]

Continue reading
Westbound windmill blade train in Carleton-sur-Mer. Mile 42 Cascapedia Subdivision.
Sep 09

Gaspé Railway Reopening Progress

By Transport Action | Quebec

After facing bankruptcy in 2014 as a result of declining freight traffic, the Gaspé railway is fast becoming a turnaround success story for shortline railroading in Canada, supporting new industries in the Gaspésie. Several new bridges have been built, and the whole route is expected to be completely reopened by 2024.

Continue reading