Category Archives for "Interurban Rail and Bus"

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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Passengers boarding a BC Transit intercommunity bus
Aug 24

Integrated Transit Service for BC Sunshine Coast Communities

By John Richmond | British Columbia , Interurban Rail and Bus

New partnership between BC Transit, Coast Connector Bus Company, and BC Ferries aims to bring integrated public transit service to remote Sunshine Coast communities with coordinated schedules and fares, which could become a model for more collaboration between publicly-funded transit and private-sector bus companies. A few years back the CBC reached out to Canadian celebrity […]

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Aug 01

Altantic “Travel Bubble” update

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , Aviation & Marine , Intercity Rail and Bus , Interurban Rail and Bus

The “Atlantic bubble”, has now been in effect for a full month, allowing residents of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador to travel throughout the four provinces without restriction. Although no new cases of Covid-19 have been attributed to the easing of travel barriers within the region, the premiers have […]

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