Transportation

A lane of their own

As cycling becomes a hot button issue, the City of Kingston says it’s on the right track to becoming a bike-friendly municipality.Continue...

Battle of the buses

A Queen’s student-run bus company — the Kingston Rocket — is facing an investigation by the Ontario Highway Transport Board (OHTB) following a complaint filed by Coach Canada.Continue...

Car-centric lifestyles are still the way forward in Canada

There are more characters in SpongeBob than there are cities whose people I would recommend fully adopt a non-car-centric lifestyle.Continue...

Car-centric lifestyles aren’t the way forward

Want to get food? Get in your car. Want to get to school? Get in your car. Want to go to the gym? Get in your car.

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Canada’s transportation system is miles behind

Cities across the country continue to make a negative environmental impact with their decisions about public transit. The government continues to fund highways and promote travel by car, rather than investing in a greener future by funding zero-emission public transit. As commuters, we must demand better.Continue...

What do those Quiet Streets signs even mean?

As the pandemic continues to influence how and when people choose to travel, a community group has stepped up to create safer routes across town.Continue...

Free public transportation could get cities further

In order to make public transportation a truly public service, cities across North America should eliminate rider fare.Continue...

Newly approved transport plan a disappointment, city councillor says

On Sept. 17, Kingston City Council approved a plan for the City’s active transportation strategy to be implemented over the next five years.Continue...

Kingston councillor talks the climate crisis

Since Kingston declared a climate emergency in March, the City is focusing on improving transportation sustainability, and passed a motion to ban shops from keeping doors and windows open while air conditioning is running.Continue...

AMS launches petition to prevent Uber from being forced out of Kingston

On Sept. 30, the AMS Executive sent a petition to the Queen’s student body, protesting the City’s attempt to drive Uber out of Kingston.Continue...

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