Winnipeg Transit cuts likely avoided in 2020 after public works committee motion

Transit riders can rest a little easier after Winnipeg city councillors on the public works committee rejected major proposed cuts to transit service — at least for 2020.The public works committee’s recommendation will now move to the budget working group,...

‘Basically, we’ve run out of money’: University of Winnipeg prof on city budget drama

With some City of Winnipeg departments raising the alarm about potential cuts when the budget is finalized, city councillors have some tough calls to make.A political science prof at the University of Winnipeg, however, says he’s surprised the city has...

Winnipeg Transit proposing major service, route cuts after city caps budget

Winnipeg Transit is proposing significant service cuts after its budget was capped at a two per cent increase by Mayor Brian Bowman and his executive policy committee.Transit officials gave a multi-year budget presentation to city council’s Public Works and Infrastructure...

Winnipeg city council to discuss extending transfer times on public transit

Posted November 12, 2019 6:41 am Updated November 12, 2019 7:44 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg Transit will be put in the spotlight on Tuesday as city councillors plan...

Free Remembrance Day transit on Nov. 11 for past, present military

The City of Winnipeg is recognizing veterans and current members of the Canadian Armed Forces with free transit service on Remembrance Day.The free bus service will be offered to armed forces veterans, current serving personnel – including cadets and reservists...

Man on meth climbs onto Winnipeg Transit bus, threatens passengers with knife, say police

A Lynn Lake man is in custody after threatening passengers on a Winnipeg Transit bus, police said.The incident took place early Friday morning, around 12:45 a.m., while the bus was travelling on Dunkirk Drive. Police said the driver was in...

City report recommends Red River College be added to U-Pass transit program

Bus rides for Red River College students could soon be getting a lot cheaper.A new city report recommends RRC be included to the Winnipeg Transit U-Pass program, along with the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg. Trending Stories Trudeau...

Winnipeg Transit proposes faster ‘Blue Line’ routes when Southwest Transit corridor opens

South Winnipeg residents may see a radical shift in their bus routes when the Southwest Transit corridor opens in the spring, in the hopes of “more frequent, faster and more reliable transit service.”The city of Winnipeg will consider what Winnipeg...

Low income bus pass coming to Winnipeg Transit

A bus pass meant to help less fortunate Winnipeggers has passed the final hurdle.Winnipeg city council approved the proposed low-income bus pass program Thursday. Pleased to introduce Winnipeg's first Low Income Bus Pass program! Effective April 2020, Winnipeg's Low Income...

Accessible voting issues a form of ‘disenfranchisement’, says Winnipeg man

A man who describes himself as a ‘Winnipeg Centre resident in a wheelchair’ is raising concerns about the city’s Transit Plus service after hearing that Winnipeggers who need accessible transportation are having difficulty getting to and from the polls.“I got...
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