Thursday, October 13, 2011

Government of Alberta Ministry of Transportation: Recommended Standards for Transit Buses

An incredible find to show the forward thinking nature of Alberta Government transit policies.

Believe it or not, these standards apparently have not changed since 1989. If these standards are still the benchmarch for the Alberta Government, no wonder there is so much trouble with the Bus modernization program.

Government of Alberta Ministry of Transportation: Recommended Standards for Transit Buses: Recommended Standards for Transit Buses

2011 Resolution:Provincial Scope2 Alberta Seniors Specialized Transporation

A resolution from the fall 2011 AUMA Conventions
(Might be helpful if some one in the Alberta Government actually decides to do spomething to help for a change)


2011 Resolution:Provincial Scope2 Alberta Seniors Specialized Transporation:

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association urge the Province of Alberta to provideboth operational & capital financial support to municipalities so that they can continue to provide specialized transportation for the increasing number of seniors who require this service.

Improving Travel Options in Small and Rural Communities - Transport Canada

(why didn't we hear about this before?)



Improving Travel Options in Small and Rural Communities - Transport Canada:


Improving Travel Options in Small and Rural Communities

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Transit issue goes round and round - Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser - Alberta, CA

Transit issue goes round and round - Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser - Alberta, CA:
(from the end of her letter)
... Mr. King also states: "Having a viable, sustainable transportation service for seniors and special needs individuals is currently a privilege."
I think it is a basic right.
Once again we will have to agree to disagree.
Mrs. Faith Sanderson
Wetaskiwin