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Oct 12

Our Canada includes passenger trains…and it doesn’t end at Quebec City.

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

The troublesome British-built Renaissance cars used in VIA Rail’s downsized Atlantic Canada service were never designed for life in Canada, and are in urgent need of replacement.  But Budget 2018 makes provision only for fleet renewal in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor. [Originally published in the Spring-Summer 2018 edition of “The Bulletin”] After four decades of […]

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May 09

Transit advocate wins 2018 John Pearce Award

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

South West New Brunswick Transit Authority chair Stan Choptiany of St. Andrews NB (at right) receives the 2018 John Pearce Award from Michael Perry, a long-time member of Transport Action Atlantic’s board of directors. This year’s outstanding public transportation advocacy award recognizes Mr. Choptiany’s leadership in returning daily bus service to rural Charlotte County. The […]

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