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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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School buses parked in Guelph, Ontario
Jul 22

Can School Buses provide Public Transit?

By Harry Gow | Interurban Rail and Bus

Transport Action Canada’s recent AGM featured a presentation by the former British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Ms. Claire Trevena.  In the discussion that followed the question of using school buses to augment the options available to rural public transit users was raised.  It was clear that this option had not so far been tried in […]

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Traffic in Autoroute 73
May 30

One tunnel or two? The Third Link is a superhighway Québec City doesn’t need

By Harry Gow | Highways & Bridges , Quebec

The recently proposed changes to the Québec Third Link project do not make it any more acceptable, and Transport Action continues to share the concerns of Équiterre, Accès Transports Viables, Trajectoire Québec, the David Suzuki Foundation, Vivre en Ville and the Conseil régional de l’environnement de la Capitale-Nationale who are partners in the Non au […]

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