Transport Action Ontario is a regional division of Canada’s leading citizen transportation advocacy group, Transport Action Canada. We represent the interests of passengers and users of public transport services in Canada. Here are some of the main issues that our advocacy work revolves around:
- the development of rail passenger services in Canada;
- the future of inter-city bus services and their connectivity to rail and air services;
- urban and commuter transit systems;
- the implications to consumers of the deregulated airline industry in Canada;
- the impact on the public interest of demands for new highway spending
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Improving and Expanding Service on Kitchener GO Line
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Yonge North Subway Extension – Controversy Develops!
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Briefing Paper on US-Canada Passenger Rail Connections
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Truck Subsidy on 407ETR versus Building Highway 413
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Urgent Time-out Needed for Scarborough Subway Extension
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The Promise of Modern Passenger Train Service for Northern Ontario should be kept
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