Thomson Valley Charters motorcoach
May 03

Edmonton to Kamloops bus service starting May 20th

By Transport Action | Prairies

Kamloops-based motorcoach operator Thompson Valley Charters, despite suffering a serious loss of charter business due to the pandemic, has launched a scheduled service between Kamloops and Edmonton. The service will begin on May 20, 2021, using full-size motorcoaches equipped with washrooms, onboard wi-fi, and USB charging ports. Initially, this new bus service will run eastbound […]

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Apr 28

Quebec City Tramway wins provincial backing

By Harry Gow | Quebec , Urban Transit

Canadian cities have been vying for federal funds and provincial support for expansionist transit capital projects. For years, debate has raged in Québec City over road projects and tram or bus projects without reaching any consensus.  Montréal has finally had a rush of investment, and Québec City was feeling left behind, so Québec Mayor Labeaume asked if his […]

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The Canadian at Sioux Lookout
Apr 12

VIA Rail service to resume across Northern Ontario

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

The Canadian train will resume service across its entire route from Vancouver to Toronto on May 17th 2021 and Toronto to Vancouver starting on May 23rd, operating once weekly in each direction, to provide much-needed public transport for essential journeys between communities along the line. Rigorous health and safety protocols, including physical distancing measures, enhanced […]

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Adults and children cycling through a park
Mar 12

National Active Transportation Strategy Launched

By Transport Action | National News

Transport Action Canada welcomes the announcement of $400 million for Canada’s first dedicated active transportation fund, and the launch of Canada’s first National Active Transportation Strategy. While $130 million has been invested in active transportation infrastructure over the past five years, that money has come from the same funding envelope as transit projects, leading municipalities to […]

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