Oct 13

R.A.I.L. – Meeting with Transport Canada

By Transport Action Ontario | Intercity Rail and Bus

 

R.A.I.L.  (Rail Action in Lambton) is a new group of concerned citizens based in Lambton County that is advocating for improved multimodal passenger service.  The group was formed in September, 2012 following a town hall meeting in Sarnia presented by Transport Action’s National Dream Renewed campaign.  They have continued to work cooperatively with Transport Action Ontario.

 

On October 23, 2013, R.A.I.L. representatives met in Sarnia with staff from Transport Canada.  They presented a 4-page brief which can be viewed from this link:  RAIL – Mtg. with Transport Canada- Oct. 11-13

 

 

Sep 25

Deputation to Toronto Transit Commission on Electrified GO Options

By Transport Action Ontario | Press Releases and Open Letters , Urban Transit

 

On September 25, Transport Action Ontario members Karl Junkin and Peter Miasek made a deputation to the Toronto Transit Commission entitled “Network Capacity Concerns with the Scarborough Subway – Request Consideration of Electrified GO Options”.   The full deputation can be read by clicking this link: TAO Deputation to TTC – Sept 25-13

 

 

Aug 19

Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) launched

By Transport Action Ontario | Intercity Rail and Bus , Northern Ontario

 

The Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) is a network composed of rail advocacy groups and stakeholders from across the region dedicated to the promotion of passenger and freight rail service in this area.  It was officially launched at a well-attended media event in North Bay on August 19, 2013.  This network works in close cooperation with Transport Action Ontario.

 

A link to the NEORN website is found here.

 

 

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