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Transit Safety and Security
Transit’s most important role in public safety may be to offer millions of Canadians an alternative to car travel: data from urban areas in...
A National Transit Strategy For Canada
Canada is the only G8 country without a federal policy of long-term, predictable transit investment. This situation prevents Canadian...
Rail Transit in Canada
This issue paper will help Canadian transit stakeholders understand the different types of rail transit, their advantages, and their...
Investing in Transit: A Going Concern
For several years, Canada’s transit industry and municipalities have jointly advocated for stronger national investment in public transit....
Intelligent Transportation Systems: A Smart
This issue paper gives a brief overview of ITS, describes key ITS applications in the transit industry, and profiles several successful...
Public Transit: A Climate Change Solution
This issue paper addresses transit’s potential as a key contributor to Canada’s climate change strategy. It reviews GHG emission trends in...
Tax-Exempt Transit Benefits: New Insights Make
Measures like tax-exempt transit benefits can promote public transit use in a targeted and cost-effective way, and make a meaningful...
Marketing Transit in Canada: Meeting the
This issue paper will review several key aspects of marketing as practiced by Canadian transit systems. These include promotional tools...
Transit in Canada: An Industry on the Move
Public transit keeps Canadian cities on the move — getting people to work and school, reducing congestion and air pollution, supporting...
Public Transit and Small Communities
Public transit’s quality-of-life benefits are well known in Canada’s larger cities, where congestion and air pollution are major issues....