Transit

Personal Vehicles Versus Public Transit & The Environmental Case for Public Transit

Personal Vehicles Versus Public Transit At What Cost? Car drivers are only paying the direct costs of operating their vehicles, but we’re all paying the rest of the price: congestion, pollution, and road maintenance.  One busload of passengers is responsible for 40 fewer vehicles on the road during rush hours, saves 70,000 litres of fuel, […]

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Coverage vs Frequency: What is it and how can we make it work in Guelph

Good transit planning is always about understanding and accepting that there are trade-offs. With limited resources, there are only so many people and only so many places can be served effectively and efficiently by public transit. Before discussing which route goes where what we first should be focusing on is how much of the limited […]

Transit

A guide to a frequent, affordable, and accessible transit system in Guelph

“Transit works best where there are many destinations along something that feels like a straight line.” – Jarrett Walker, Human Transit Note: The following article contains research from a report prepared by “Functional Transit Winnipeg” called “MAKING TRANSIT FUNCTIONAL: A guide to a frequent, affordable, and accessible system in Winnipeg” I have modified and edited parts […]