Burlington Transit issues in local media

Burlington proposal for free seniors transit on Mondays loses in close vote (Burlington Post, January 12th 2016)

Burlington receives $2.1M in gas tax funding (Burlington Post, November 12th 2015)

Metrolinx lists Burlington as potential site for new GO station (Burlington Post, September 23rd 2015)

Burlington promotes cycling, public transit through car challenge (Burlington Post, September 16th 2015)

Transportation Minister explains what the provincial government is going to do with transit (Burlington Gazette, September 8th 2015)

Transportation department tells city council that behaviour has to be changed if the city is to avoid consistent traffic congestion (Burlington Gazette, August 5th 2015) Link to staff presentation

Would transit picking you up at the door and getting you to GO on time be enough to get you out of your car? (Burlington Gazette, July 31st 2015)

City of Burlington buying nine buses for $4.23M (Burlington Post, March 13th, 2015)

City of Burlington budget for 2015 ready to rise 3.64 per cent (Burlington Post, February 17th, 2015)

City hall notebook: CCS Committee Dec. 16 (Burlington Post, December 17, 2014)

Burlington residents lobby for buses to be removed from street (Burlington Post, August 13, 2014)

A transportation master plan – what will it do for us and why do we need it? Part 1 / Part 2 (Burlington Gazette, July 9th 2014)

Burlington Transit releases report card to mixed reviews (Burlington Post, June 18th, 2014)

Burlington city council approves 3.5% increase for 2014 budget (Burlington Post, March 5th, 2014)

John Street terminal to say for now; Where is Burlington going with public transit – council doesn’t know (Burlington Gazette, March 5th, 2014)

BFAST makes last pitch for increased transit funding (Burlington Post, March 3rd 2014)

Burlington Transit releasing June report card (Burlington Post, February 28th 2014)

Council waits for data before committing new resources for busses (Burlington Gazette, February 22nd 2014)

Transit rider advocacy group want John street terminal kept (Burlington Gazette, February 20th 2014)

Eliminating free fares for blind, reduced fares back at city hall (Burlington Post, December 9th 2013)

Final round of Burlington Transit changes coming Nov. 3 (Burlington Post, October 10th 2013)

Transit deserves more attention – Letter from Bfast’s James Smith (Burlington Post, October 9th 2013)

Metrolinx releases Big Move funding recommendations (Burlington Post, May 28th 2013)

Free, reduced fares likely continuing to spring 2014 (Burlington Post, May 28th 2013)

Transit fare increase unfair: citizens’ group (Burlington Post, March 13th 2013)

8.4% transit fare increase going to council Monday (Burlington Post, March 12th 2013)

2013 Budget: Groups solicit support for funding (Burlington Post, February 27th 2013)

Budget committee reviewing $3M in asks (Burlington Post, January 22nd, 2013)

No fare is fair (Burlington Post, December 14th 2012)

Transit vital to senior’s independence (Burlington Post, December 13th 2012)

Free bus fare for blind temporarily extended (Burlington Post, December 11th 2012)

Blind resident wants free bus fare to stay (Burlington Post, December 6th 2012)

Transit fare changes coming January (Burlington Post, December 3rd 2012)

Burlington plans to move buses to busier routes (Hamilton Spectator, July 16th 2012)

Burlington Transit changes coming Sept. 2 (Burlington Post, July 12th 2012)

Road tolls could fund GTA transit plan Burlington group told (Burlington Post, June 13th 2012)

Stop the bus – we want to get off (Our Burlington, June 12th 2012)

Transit issues focus of new Burlington citizens group (Burlington Post, June 7th 2012)

Burlington slow to climb aboard transit (Toronto Star, April 12th 2012)


Hamilton’s Transportation Plan (CFMU, October 21st 2015)

Making Hamilton a Better Community (CFMU, August 27th 2015)

Paid Parking as Transportation Demand Management (CFMU, July 15th 2015)

Provincial funding of Hamilton’s LRT and widening the Linc & Red Hill Valley (CFMU, June 17th 2015)

Burlington’s Transit Service Standards Review (CFMU, May 20th 2015)

Councillors take the challenge to ride the bus (CFMU, April 15th 2015)

Hamilton’s Bus Only Lane (CFMU, January 21st, 2015)

LRT if necessary, but not necessarily LRT (CFMU, December 7th, 2014)

LRT an election issue (CFMU, November 3rd, 2014)

The Big Move (CFMU, September 28th, 2014)

Regional Transit Networks and More (CFMU, June 20th, 2014)

90% to Roads (CFMU, February 28th, 2014)

Changes to Routes and Schedules (CFMU, October 30th, 2013)

Large Service Changes Coming (CFMU, September 24th, 2013)

The Burlington Forum on Transit (CFMU, July 31st, 2013)

Fare Increase, LRT Update (CFMU, April 9th 2013)

What would you do with 32? (CFMU, March 5th 2013)

2013 plans for transit (CFMU, February 6th 2013)

Recent Developments in Transit (CFMU, November 23rd 2012)

Transit Chicken and Egg Problem (CFMU, August 20th 2012)

Fixing Transit in the GTHA (CFMU, July 15th 2012)

Improving transit in Burlington and beyond (CFMU, June 3rd, 2012)


Minster Glen Murray at the Western GTA Summit (May 24th, 2013)

Mayor Rick Goldring joins the Western GTA Summit (May 14th, 2013)

Burlington, What what you do for 32? (April 22nd, 2013)

CivicAction Forum on Transportation: Highlights from Mayor’s Panel (April 19th, 2013)

Regional Transit

Six hard truths about transit in the GTHA (Toronto Star, October 21st 2013)

Transit funding: Metrolinx plan’s health and environmental benefits outweigh costs, advocates say (Toronto Star, June 11th 2013)

Toronto and surrounding regions need new tolls and taxes for transit (Toronto Star, March 4th 2013)

Toronto public transit suffers while car is king (Toronto Star, March 3rd 2013)

Metrolinx asks public how to pay for better transit (Toronto Star, January 9th 2013)

Free Transit for Oakville Seniors (Silver and Gold Magazine, June 20th 2012)


The U.S. Cities Leading the Decline in Driving (The Atlantic Cities, December 4th, 2013)

Raising Fares Is Not the Only Way to Fund Public Transportation (The Atlantic Cities, November 15th, 2013)

Public Transit Is Worth Way More to a City Than You Might Think (The Atlantic Cities, August 14th 2013)

5 Reasons Germans Ride 5 Times More Mass Transit Than Americans (The Atlantic Cities, October 5th, 2012)

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