Transit

Essential Elements of Good Transit

See more Transit articles under www.stevenpetric.com/category/transit Essential Elements of Good Transit information (edited with Guelph specific content) is courtesy of “It’s more than buses: Advocates for Better Transit in Halifax” Also good to read A guide to a frequent, affordable, and accessible transit system in Guelph Fast Fast transit service can reduce travel time, making […]

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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 […]

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Moving Guelph Forward: The future of Transit in the Royal City

Summary Below courtesy of Robert Mackenzie – Transit Toronto Guelph is one of several medium and smaller municipalities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area that have made major changes to their transit systems over the past few years. (For the record, the others are Barrie, Burlington, Niagara Falls, Oakville and Peterborough.) Some of these network reviews have […]

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Derrick Thomson will be Guelph’s new CAO

The city has hired Derrick Thomson as its new Chief Administrative Officer. City council ratified the decision at a special in-camera meeting Monday night. A formal official announcement will be made at an upcoming Council meeting “When we received the news of Ann’s impending departure, Council moved quickly to begin a competitive internal recruitment process,” said […]

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Guelph’s chief administrative officer leaving

Ann Pappert, Guelph’s top government employee, has told the city she won’t recharge her agreement. Mrs. Pappert joined the City of Guelph in 2008 as the Executive Director for Community and Social Services and was named the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in September of 2011.  “Council thanks Ms. Pappert for her years of service to […]

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What’s the Best Place for a Bus Stop?

In a recent article for Citylab, Aarian Marshall reports on McGill University doctoral candidate Ehab Diab and the transportation planner and associate professor Ahmed El-Geneidy study that suggests there’s a best—and cheapest corner for passenger pickups. The ideal bus stop placement has been a matter of debate for many. Some believe the best place to […]