Ontario’s other Union Station is a charming reminder of a once-proud electric railway in Southwestern Ontario
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several new inter-community transit services launched in Ontario during the last few months.
Every interurban transit connection in Ontario is included in an interactive map, which I will update regularly.
Coach Canada bus to Hamilton, September 2009 This Saturday, I will be joining fellow transportation advocates and experts in Downtown Guelph for the First Annual Transit Summit & Town Hall organized by Transit Action Alliance of Guelph (TAAG). I’ll be speaking about the gaps in regional and intercity transit in Guelph and Southwestern Ontario. In the 1980s, […]
VIA RDC train about to depart Sudbury for White River Last month, I embarked on a journey from Toronto to Thunder Bay, a distance of over 1,300 kilometres. My journey took me nearly three days as I opted to travel by bus and rail, rather than by car or by air. Though I had to […]
Southbound Northlander train arriving at Gravenhurst, March 2012 In a few weeks, I will travel from Toronto to Thunder Bay by bus and by train, stopping at cities and towns like Sudbury, Chapleau, White River, Marathon, and Schreiber. I expect to write about the experience and the challenges of getting around Northern Ontario without a […]
While there’s GO train service between Toronto, Guelph, and Kitchener, it’s inadequate for the regions’s transportation demands Earlier this year, I took a ride on Wroute, a new service connecting Guelph, Kitchener, and Burlington that has some characteristics of a bus service, a taxi company, and ride-hailing app. With a fleet of Tesla Model X […]
With the province moving ahead on high speed rail in Southwestern Ontario, other transportation needs are being ignored
Grimsby’s a great place to go for a hike, but GO Transit passengers aren’t well served.
VIA Train 85 at Stratford Station, October 8, 2016 On Thanksgiving weekend, my partner and I made the trip out to Stratford to get away from Toronto for two days and see two shows: Macbeth and The Hypochondriac. Both plays were excellent, and we had a lovely time strolling through Stratford’s downtown and parks as […]
Last week, my partner-in-crime and I escaped to Cuba for a short vacation. Eschewing the all-inclusive resorts at Varadero, we decided to spend our time in Havana instead. Havana is a fascinating place that’s worth exploring beyond the popular spots such as the picturesque Old City, Revolution Square, and the Cristóbal Colón Cemetery; like any great city, it is best […]