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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Boosting Intermodal Truck/Train Freight to Reduce GHG Emissions (update from Transport Canada)
In November, 2021, just after the conclusion of the COP26 conference, Transport Action Ontario wrote to key federal ministers discussing[...]
VIA Rail “Fireside Chat” with London Mayor Ed Holder
On June 15, the Canadian Club of London hosted a one-hour virtual fireside chat between VIA Rail’s acting CEO Martin[...]
Multi-Stakeholder Support for Cayuga Short Rail Line Rehabilitation
Short line railways, slated for abandonment as a cost-savings measure by Class I railways, represent business opportunities to municipalities.[...]
Southwestern Ontario Passenger Rail – Another Broken Promise?
Transport Action Ontario board member Ken Westcar has published an opinion piece on the confusing and seemingly uncoordinated federal and[...]