Transit ridership marks another recor...

Transit ridership marks another record year

There are 10 comments on the CanadianDriver story from Jun 10, 2008, titled Transit ridership marks another record year. In it, CanadianDriver reports that:

' Public transit ridership statistics for 2007 released by the Canadian Urban Transit Association show an increase of 3.1 per cent nationally, for a record 1.76 billion trips.

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Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Jun 27, 2008
Except in Winnipeg, where ridership has been stagnant at 38-40 million since 1997.

We need something better. We need RAPID transit NOW!

Saskatoon, Canada

#2 Jun 27, 2008
Winnipeg has one of the best transit systems of any of the cities I have ever been to and it certainly beats the heck out of Toronto even with it's subway system. Frankly I don't think Peggers appreciate what they have for mass transit. Certainly it could always be better but that's true of pretty much every single service that the public expects government to deliver anyway.
The Guy in the Middle

Winnipeg, Canada

#3 Jun 30, 2008
We need more bus shacks than Rapid Transit service since the latter only benefits to a select area in Winnipeg. If you need to arrive at a destination on time just wake up a little earlier you lazy butts. Winnipeg is freezing in the winter and what happened to equal treatment.

“Continually Updated from Net”

Since: Jan 07

A PBS place in an MTV world

#4 Jul 9, 2008
Ontario Metrolinx plan delayed again Tess Kalinowski 2008/07/08

Road tolls, licencing changes or a hit at the pumps –

commuters must now wait until September to hear the unelected government region's plan to

stem gridlock and fund transit improvements to

nudge drivers onto the bus or train...

as if Gas & Diesel Prices aren't Doing the Job Already

“Continually Updated from Net”

Since: Jan 07

A PBS place in an MTV world

#5 Jul 9, 2008
There are `no little' plans for head of Metrolinx

Michael Moldenhauer 2008/06/28

Rob MacIsaac, head of Metrolinx, formerly the Greater Toronto Transportation Authority, is thinking BIG, which is a good thing from a transportation planning standpoint.

Of course, big plans also mean big price tags...
paul shykora

Calgary, Canada

#6 Aug 8, 2008
YES!!Dhis is GOOD News,toooo booot!!!ONWARD!!Thankyous' All!!GOD

Moose Jaw, Canada

#7 Aug 9, 2008
paul shykora wrote:
YES!!Dhis is GOOD News,toooo booot!!!ONWARD!!Thankyous' All!!GOD
do you know what a bus is Paul ????

Calgary, Canada

#8 Aug 9, 2008
SWEDE wrote:
<quoted text>do you know what a bus is Paul ????
GOD Bless ..Yous'

Moose Jaw, Canada

#9 Aug 9, 2008
<quoted text>GOD Bless ..Yous'
Gpd bless you too Paul.

Calgary, Canada

#10 Aug 11, 2008
..AMEN......ONWARD.....IN Goodness,..toooo booot!!!.eh....The hillbilly farmboy has

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