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Author: Angela Hawn

On The Go: Belleville’s On-Demand Transit

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TRANSIT TRENDS: ON-DEMAND What’s red, white and also “green” (metaphorically speaking) and runs around Belleville at night? If you answered the On-Demand bus, you’re right. When Belleville Transit partnered with Toronto based software company Pantonium in 2018 to pilot the first ever On-Demand bus system in North America, transit operators everywhere sat up and took notice. The objective? Take buses off fixed routes while optimizing usage based on real-time passenger demand. A welcome breath of fresh air in an ...

Building Businesses Step By Step in Downtown Belleville

Seven masked people standing behind a table piled with takeout boxes.

ALNOOR LADHANI MEANS BUSINESS How does a Toronto-based chiropodist come to operate a five-business multi-plex in downtown Belleville? According to Alnoor (Al) Ladhani, the answer is simple: it’s in his blood. “My parents were always in business,” chuckles Ladhani, whose family originally hails from Uganda. “They did some factory work when they first came here, but after a while they went back into business because they like to be independent.” At first, Ladhani’s plans in the Bay of Quinte ...

From the Bay of Quinte to Switzerland–And Back

From the Bay of Quinte to Switzerland

Just over a year ago, my family and I were busily packing for a year-long exchange in Switzerland. My husband was switching jobs with a Swiss teacher in the little French-speaking town of Farvagny, about 40 minutes by car from Bern, and we were all jumping on his coattails and happily going along for the ride. The Swiss family would live in our house near Belleville and we would live in theirs. Perfect. My older daughter even agreed to ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.