We have added routes, made changes to several existing routes, added new bus stops, and removed bus stops that were not being used very often.
May 26, 2017 – Guelph Transit is excited to announce a number of new and exciting initiatives!
Guelph, Ont., April 25, 2017 – The City and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189, representing about 200 of the Cit… Continue reading City and transit union to set collective bargaining dates
MP Lloyd Longfield, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced today that the City of Guelph’s new public transit project has been approved.
The City’s applications to date have successfully secured $17.3 million for eight infrastructure-related projects in our community.
Notice date: March 24, 2017 About the special event The City of Guelph is hosting the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour in Market S… Continue reading Special event notice: Road closures/parking restrictions on Carden and Wilson streets
Province providing new funding to manage congestion, improve commutes Guelph, Ontario, December 22, 2016 – Ontario is helping… Continue reading Ontario helping Guelph improve and expand public transit
Ride Guelph Transit for free after 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve Guelph, ON, December 21, 2016—Are you planning on celebrating the… Continue reading Ring in 2017 with a free ride
Priority seating 101 Did you know that not all disabilities are visible? Guelph Transit is raising awareness about the availa… Continue reading Do your part to help riders
Labour Day service, September 5 Conventional buses: Hourly service frequency from 9:15 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Administration offic… Continue reading September 2016 Service Updates
Colleen Clack, who has served as the City of Guelph’s general manager, Culture, Tourism and Community Investment for the past six years, has been appointed by the Executive Team as the City’s newest deputy chief administrative officer (DCAO) of Public Services. In her new position, Clack will oversee Culture, Tourism and Community Investment, Emergency Services, Guelph Transit, Operations, and Parks and Recreation.
Guelph City Council agreed to the list of projects recommended for federal infrastructure funding.
Please note that a new stop has been added to the Route 5A Gordon – effective immediately. This stop is located just before t… Continue reading New stop on Route 5A, Victoria at Arkell
April 2 will be the last day to purchase tickets and passes at the City of Guelph Tourism Information Centre. Tickets, and re… Continue reading Bus tickets and passes no longer available at Tourism Info Centre after April 2.
A look at some of the budget details On December 10, 2015, City Council approved a $216 million operating budget and a $61 mi… Continue reading 2016 budget highlights
Online application provides step-by-step assistance on the go Guelph, Ont., December 3, 2015 – Guelph Transit, in collaborati… Continue reading App empowers persons with disabilities to ride bus
The City of Guelph’s second Open Guelph Hackathon came to close on March 1 with nine apps submitted to enhance City services.
Guelph, ON, December 24, 2014 – As of December 21, Guelph Transit employees have access to a new lunchroom at Guelph Central… Continue reading City provides new facilities for Guelph Transit employees
Guelph Transit and the Downtown Guelph Business Association have teamed up to provide you with free service after 7 p.m. on N… Continue reading Get on your way FREE this New Year’s Eve!
Guelph City Council and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1189 have negotiated an agreement, and Guelph Transit Service has bee… Continue reading Free bus service until August 15, two-week passes for August 16-31
An accurate account of ongoing negotiations between the City of Guelph and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189.
Guelph, ON, August 1, 2014—The City and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 have expedited the voting process so that… Continue reading City and ATU to vote on Tuesday, August 5
Guelph, ON, July 31, 2014—After two days of negotiations, the City of Guelph and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 n… Continue reading City and ATU reach tentative agreement
Refunds for bus passes are still available and will be until the end of 2014 for all July 2014 bus passes. We are punc… Continue reading Updated bus pass refund details
Guelph, ON, July 28, 2014—In a joint announcement, the City of Guelph and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 are lett… Continue reading City administration and ATU Local 1189 to meet this week
The City of Guelph is interested, first and foremost, in having Guelph Transit back serving the community as soon as possible… Continue reading Transit Negotiations: How we got here and how we can get out
July 25, 2014 – Statements from Guelph Mayor and CAO regarding transit lockout Statement from Mayor Karen Farbridge On behalf… Continue reading City prepared to consider transit union counter-offer
Guelph, ON, July 21, 2014—The City of Guelph is sharing information regarding a picket line protocol, downtown parking and re… Continue reading Transit Update: Picket line protocol, City parking facilities and facility hours for bus pass refunds
Statement from CAO Ann Pappert RE: ATU Local 1189 members have rejected the offer ratified by Guelph City Council and backed… Continue reading Statement from CAO Ann Pappert – transit service suspended
Guelph, ON, July 14, 2014—Tonight, Guelph City Council voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached with the Amalgamated T… Continue reading Guelph City Council votes to ratify agreement with ATU Local 1189
Guelph, ON, July 12, 2014— On July 11, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 members voted to reject the City of Gue… Continue reading City of Guelph to lock out ATU Local 1189 July 14
This has been an 18-month process with 22 days of negotiations, including 7 with a provincially-appointed conciliator. Unfortunately, we have been met with unexplained delays from ATU – which signals one of two things: they are unwilling or unable to bargain.
Transit riders receive two days’ notice before service disruption Guelph, ON, July 11, 2014—Today, the Amalgamated Transit Un… Continue reading City preparing to lock out Transit union members on July 14
Guelph, ON, July 7, 2014— Earlier today the City of Guelph received confirmation from the Ontario Labour Relations Board that… Continue reading Vote set for City’s final offer to ATU Local 1189
Presenting the union with a final offer allows all ATU members with a stake in the negotiations to view the City’s proposal and decide whether to accept or reject it.
Need to get to the new Public Health Unit on Chancellors Way? The Community Bus South will get you there! Effective July 2,
Guelph Transit is introducing a new look for TaxiSCRIP. These new TaxiSCRIP coupons are more colourful and include enhanced s… Continue reading New look for TaxiSCRIP coming soon!
No board report regarding negotiations between the City of Guelph and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1189 has been issued by the Ministry of Labour
Recent media coverage related to negotiations between the City of Guelph and Amalgamated Transit Union ATU Local 1189
A provincially-appointed conciliator will request a no board report from the Minister of Labour on behalf of the City of Guelph.
Rather than introducing a number of new initiatives, the proposed 2014 Tax-supported Operating Budget sets the stage for the City to continue to deliver on important work already underway.
Guelph Transit will begin providing service to the Royal Canadian Legion, branch 234, on Tuesday, August 13. The bus will now enter the parking lot at the Legion, and will service the stop located opposite the front door. Service will be provided during the regular business hours of the Legion, Tuesday to Saturday. Monday service to this stop will start on September 2.
Guelph Transit joins municipalities across the province in helping raise awareness about giving up a seat for individuals with a disability as well as other passengers who could benefit from having a seat.
Increased frequency, shorter travel times, and better service are all in the plan GUELPH, ON, July 20, 2010 – At its meeting… Continue reading Transit report recommends major changes to improve travel time