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New on-demand public transit service offers more flexibility to Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais travellers

Posted by Laura Schnurr on April 25, 2023

This resource is also available in French. Click here to access the French version.

Thanks to the new Transcollines On Demand service, people travelling in and out of the regional county municipality of Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais in western Quebec (population of approx. 50k) can take advantage of flexible schedules and routes to travel nearly anywhere in the region at a time that suits them for just $4.75 per ride.

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Innovative Rural Transportation Strategies Aid in Poverty Reduction

Posted by Natasha Pei on February 12, 2023

What kinds of rural transportation solutions are feasible at a community-level?

Rural transportation is a key domain in poverty reduction strategies, particularly in rural regions. Access to affordable, quality (i.e., timely, reliable) transportation can help people gain access to good jobs, education or training, groceries, medical appointments, social interaction, and more. All of which can reduce poverty and promote healthy wellbeing.

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Transportation: An Affordable and Accessible System in Cape Breton

Posted by Natasha Pei on March 14, 2022

In Cape Breton, NS, a collaborative called the Transportation Innovation Lab has devised transportation solutions to help people living on low income get to school and work at affordable rates and from accessible locations.

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