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Apr 20

New Directions – Advancing Southwestern Ontario’s Public Transportation Opportunities

By Transport Action Ontario | Interurban Rail and Bus , Ontario , Urban Transit

Oxford County has developed an advocacy approach to advance Southwestern Ontario public transportation opportunities.  To support this, they have released a “New Direction” public transportation tool kit summarizing the key components required: Partnerships Multi-modal terminals Urban Transit Inter-Community Bus Service GO Transit High-Performance Rail High-Speed Rail   The tool kit and advocacy plan draw heavily […]

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Mar 23

Hamilton Transit Expansion Threatened by Continued Underfunding

By Transport Action Ontario | Ontario , Urban Transit

The January/February, 2016 edition of  Transport Action Ontario’s “Ontario Report” contains an excellent article written by our editor, Tony Turritin, about Hamilton transit.  The article  was picked up by Hamilton’s  “Raise the Hammer” organization,  which modified it slightly and added helpful pictures.    We have decided to make this article a stand-alone entry on our website, […]

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A VIA train consist of 4 LRC cars bookended by two F40PHs on a section of dual track
Mar 09

High-Performance Rail Option for Canada

By Transport Action Ontario | Interurban Rail and Bus , Major Reports , Ontario

Transport Action Ontario, in conjunction with the Save VIA citizens’ committee of St. Marys, Ontario, has released an expert discussion paper on high-performance rail passenger service.  It calls on Canada’s new federal government to seriously investigate and consider the high-performance rail approach as a means of quickly and affordably improving VIA’s Quebec-Windsor Corridor service, fighting […]

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