Category Archives for "Ontario"

Aug 24

SWOTA letter on Environmental Assessment for High Speed Rail in Southwestern Ontario

By clair | Ontario

Transport Action Ontario is a core member of the Southwestern Ontario Transportation Alliance (SWOTA). This group has just sent a letter to Ontario Minister of Transportation John Yakabuski regarding the Environmental Assessment (EA) for High Speed Rail. SWOTA is encouraging the Minister to remove the restriction placed upon the EA by the previous government and […]

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Jul 18

Greyhound Canada Downsizing – Urgent Need for Integrated Multi-modal Transportation Strategy

By clair | British Columbia , Interurban Rail and Bus , Northern Ontario , Prairies

On July 9, 2018, Greyhound Canada announced it was downsizing its bus operations and would be abandoning all but one of its bus routes west of Sudbury, effective October 31, 2018. In Ontario, this will affect over 50 communities in Northern Ontario. In Western Canada, about 20 routes affecting hundreds of communities all across the […]

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Jul 03

Open Letter to Premier Ford and Minister Yakabuski

By clair | Ontario

Transport Action Ontario would like to congratulation Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Transportation John Yakabuski and the rest of the Ontario PC team on their recent election victory. We were pleased to see the strong emphasis on public transportation in the “Plan for the People”. We have sent an open letter to the Premier and […]

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