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Future of London's bus rapid transit on the line at March 20 public meeting

Bus rapid transit (BRT) was a major issue during London’s last municipal election and its future appears to be on the line next month.

At Tuesday’s council meeting, local politicians asked city staff to draw up a list of potential transit projects that could receive matching federal and provincial funding. 371 more words

Politics

Calgary Transit ridership increases in 2018 after MAX service opens

Calgary Transit is reporting a 3.5 per cent increase in ridership, saying it’s the first time in four years it has seen that kind of growth. 409 more words

News

Experiments in Car-Less Living

Experiments in Car-less Living    —by Jinny Batterson

My body periodically tells me it’s no longer young or limber—creaky knees, back twinges, huffing up hills, diminished stamina, hearing difficulties, memory lapses. 1,008 more words

Saskatoon Transit ridership rises by 8.4% in 2018

Saskatoon Transit is expecting to top more than a million rides per month in 2019.

Annual ridership increased by 8.4 per cent in 2018, and transit director Jim McDonald said a focus on customers is a key to continued growth. 209 more words

Canada

Big stories ahead for Saskatchewan in 2019

This time of year is meant for pondering the past year — but also looking ahead to what’s on the horizon in 2019.

Here, Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post reporters give some insights into the big stories expected to land in 2019 in the areas of crime, the courts, politics, sports and more. 1,603 more words

Local News

Transportation Comments in Advance of My Leaving for a Trip to Europe

By Dom Nozzi

May 2, 2017

My girlfriend and I would be enjoying a few weeks in the bicycling and walking paradise of Switzerland, The Netherlands, and Belgium. 834 more words

Boston Needs More Bus Rapid Transit

The material for this post comes mostly from a paper I wrote for one of my classes, the prompt for which asked us to imagine we had to raise $5 billion over 5 years for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (serving the Boston metropolitan area) and then tasked us with prioritizing what to spend this extra revenue on. 803 more words