Manufacturers Working Group – Inaugural Meeting Thursday, August 5, 2010 5 pm to 6 pm
<ul><li>To solicit input from business in Tilbury as to their requirements for public transit </li></ul><ul><li>To develop...
East Week 6.17 am Weekend 7.25 am West Week  5.30 am Weekend 6.43 am
<ul><li>The #640 service will be improved to meet the demand for peak period service to the River Road and Tilbury Industr...
<ul><li>The Economic Case for Economic Growth in Canada </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2001 Canadian Census found that about  1...
<ul><li>Easy and Effective Strategies for Improving Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Businesses around the country are adopt...
<ul><li>Connecting Jobs to Public Transit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A high-quality public transit system creates a variety of ...
Acknowledgements Delta Chamber of Commerce Chair: John Appleby
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Delta Chamber of Commerce presentation slides from an August 5, 2010 meeting of manufacturers in the Tilbury Industrial Park, Delta BC, on labour issues related to inadequate transit service.

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Tilbury transit service meeting presentation

  1. 1. Manufacturers Working Group – Inaugural Meeting Thursday, August 5, 2010 5 pm to 6 pm
  2. 2. <ul><li>To solicit input from business in Tilbury as to their requirements for public transit </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a policy position addressing public transit service issues in Tilbury for the Delta Chamber of Commerce to advocate on behalf of Tilbury business </li></ul>
  3. 3. East Week 6.17 am Weekend 7.25 am West Week 5.30 am Weekend 6.43 am
  4. 4. <ul><li>The #640 service will be improved to meet the demand for peak period service to the River Road and Tilbury Industrial employment destinations. </li></ul><ul><li>Sole reference posted October 2001 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Economic Case for Economic Growth in Canada </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2001 Canadian Census found that about 10 percent of Canadians—over 1.4 million people—take transit to work . In our largest cities, this figure rises to about 22 percent. Increasingly, employers are making the connection between transit accessibility and the basic viability of their operations. Manufacturing facilities , call centres and recreational businesses, in particular, depend on transit to deliver their workers safely, economically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Easy and Effective Strategies for Improving Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Businesses around the country are adopting innovative approaches to support the implementation of shuttles and extended bus routes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Transportation Toolkit for the Business Community” U.S. Department of Labor </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Connecting Jobs to Public Transit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A high-quality public transit system creates a variety of benefits for a metropolitan area. According to the Surface Transportation Policy Project, such systems enhance the local economy, improve public health, promote social equity, and protect the environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Good Jobs First National Policy Resource Center, New York </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Acknowledgements Delta Chamber of Commerce Chair: John Appleby

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