Transportation Action Group Meeting_Minutes_14 July 2014

The Transportation Action Group meet in Walkerton on 14 July 2014.   Key updates and discussions were on the Grey County Transportation Study. Tony Yu and Michael Schlesinger of Lough Barnes Consulting Group, Toronto http://www.loughbarnes.ca have begun their work. They have received good quantitative data and are in the midst of completing interviews with service … Continue reading Transportation Action Group Meeting_Minutes_14 July 2014

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Rural Transportation Forum Report June 2014

The Rural Ontario Institute, in partnership with Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition and Bruce County, hosted a half-day forum in Walkerton to explore the rural transportation solutions. In total, 44 stakeholders from across the region participated in the forum, which included representatives from regional municipalities, health and social service providers, and provincial ministry staff. Members of the … Continue reading Rural Transportation Forum Report June 2014

Grey looking for ways to improve rural transit

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Sunday, June 15, 2014 3:27:23 EDT PM Grey County has set the wheels in motion for a study it hopes will lead to an improved rural public transit system in the area. A steering committee of senior Grey County staff, along with Toronto-based Lough Barnes Consulting Group, will spend … Continue reading Grey looking for ways to improve rural transit

Transportation Action Group Agenda and Minutes_26 Nov 2013

The Transportation Action Group held an initial meeting  of some Transportation Service Providers and South East Grey Community Health Centre representatives. Key agenda items: 1. Examine coordinated services across Grey and Bruce Counties amongst service providers. 2. Draft support statement to MPP Bill Walker’s resolution calling for Committee to examine Public Transportation in Rural Ontario … Continue reading Transportation Action Group Agenda and Minutes_26 Nov 2013

Transit expanding in Blue Mountains area

Roger Klein, CTV Barrie Published Tuesday, October 22, 2013 7:19PM EDT Public transit is always available in big cities, but in smaller communities without bus service getting to work or school can be very difficult or very costly.    Now – after years of debate – Collingwood is expanding its transit system to include the … Continue reading Transit expanding in Blue Mountains area

Grey County Master Transportation Plan_Draft Transit Strategy

Grey County Transportation Master Plan    The County of Grey is undertaking a Transportation Master Plan (TMP). The TMP is a strategic plan that will direct policies and infrastructure initiatives for the County’s transportation system over the next 25 years. The objectives of the study are to address short, medium and long-term transportation needs of … Continue reading Grey County Master Transportation Plan_Draft Transit Strategy

Rural Transportation Committee resolution passed_28 Nov 2013

November 28, 2013 The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force submitted a letter of support to MPP Bill Walker's office on a resolution to strike a Provincial Rural and Northern Ontario Transportation Committee. Bill Walker Resolution_support letter from BG Poverty Task Force The Committee would be all-party. In the letter which Bill Walker quoted from in his presentation … Continue reading Rural Transportation Committee resolution passed_28 Nov 2013