Category Archives for "Ontario"

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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Jun 13

Analysis of Ontario PC Party Transportation Platform

By clair | Ontario

The election of Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives will likely change the advocacy terrain for Transport Action Ontario (TAO). The PCs made numerous transportation-related promises in their “Plan for the People” platform, although details were often lacking. The five key promises (in bold italics), along with TAO’s preliminary analysis, are given below. 1. Deliver 2-way all-day […]

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Jun 12

NEORN Media Release on Passenger Rail Summit

By clair | Ontario

Our affiliate, the Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) issued the following media release on June 11, 2018 MEDIA RELEASE JUNE 11, 2018 PASSENGER RAIL SUMMIT VIDEOS AVAILABLE ONLINE – . . . . . . . SOON PASSENGER TRAINS ON TRACK? More than 120 individuals from all walks of life attended the recent Northeastern Ontario […]

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May 24

Need for Assistance to Short Line Railways

By clair | Ontario

On May 23, 2018, our affiliate, Transport Action Canada, sent the following letter to Federal Transport Minister Garneau concerning the need for supportive funding for short line railway operators in Canada, such as the Huron Central Railway. Dear Minister Garneau, Transport Action Canada (TAC) strongly supports the call by the Railway Association of Canada (see […]

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