Category Archives for "Ontario"

Sep 02

Minister of Transport announces yet another study of SW Ontario passenger rail service

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Ontario

Federal Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra made the trip down from Toronto by train and an announcement at the Windsor VIA Rail station on August 30th. We are pleased by government’s continued interest in moving toward enhancing services in Southwestern Ontario, which we recognise as a major opportunity both to enhance VIA Rail’s revenues by […]

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Grand River Transit Bus
Jan 19

Bus proposal would link Grand River cities

By Transport Action | Ontario

ATU Canada and Unifor Local 4304 have teamed up with the Transit Advocacy Alliance of Guelph to develop a proposal that would provide frequent transit bus connections between Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph; and between Cambridge and Brantford, linking the cities of the Grand River watershed. In the province of Ontario’s draft regional transportation plan […]

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Aug 28

VIA Rail increases corridor services August 30

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News , Ontario , Quebec

A new schedule takes effect August 30, 2021 that reinstates many train services that has been suspended due to the pandemic, but key connections still are missing in the Quebec-Windsor corridor, so Transport Action has raised these concerns with VIA Rail. There are also no increases planned in eastern and western long-distance services until at […]

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Megabus arriving in Toronto
Jul 29

Toronto-Ottawa motorcoach services resumed

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Ontario

Following the cancellation of Greyhound Canada services and the deregulation of intercity motorcoach services in Ontario, two companies have begun serving the Toronto-Kingston-Ottawa route. Note: The schedules and routes described below are subject to change, please check with the motorcoach operators for current routes, schedules are fares.   Megabus, which operated the Toronto-Kingston-Montreal route prior […]

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