Post Tagged with: "GRT"

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UPDATED: GRT strike averted

It was announced on Thursday evening that Grand River Transit employees, including GRT operators, dispatchers, mechanics and service attendances, would officially be going on strike on Monday, April 3 at 5:00 a.m. On Sunday, it was announced that a tentative agreement was reached with the Region of Waterloo and operations would commence as usual on Monday. According to The Waterloo […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
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K-W to see improvements in transportation options

Ontario‚Äôs provincial government recently announced that they will be boosting funding and support in the Region of Waterloo in order to improve transportation options. The support, which will start in 2019, will provide the Region of Waterloo with long-term and reliable funding to ultimately enhance and expand local transit while offering more travel options for families and individuals who commute. […]

by Safina Husein· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
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Unsigned: supporting free transit for lower incomes

The Alliance Against Poverty is attempting to get the Grand River Transit Commission to allow low-income people to ride the bus free of charge. Obviously, this is a good idea. However, the logistics of such a program are harder to understand, especially from our standpoint as university students. Each semester, we pay a greatly reduced rate for our bus passes. […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · 0 comments · Opinion ·
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Petition for K-W residents to have free access to transit

A local Kitchener-Waterloo organization has amped up their push to make public transit free for lower-class residents throughout the region. The Alliance Against Poverty (AAP), founded over a decade ago, is an alliance of individuals from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds striving to eliminate poverty. They have launched campaigns aimed at housing and living wage in the past and have […]

by Maddy Cutts· · 0 comments · Local, News ·
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Questions raised regarding LRT

Students’ Union has been advocating to increase accessibility to Seagram Drive LRT stop for students

by Maddy Cutts· · 2 comments · Local, News, Slider ·