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Statistics Canada has released its latest in its series of results from the 2016 Core Public Infrastructure Survey. The latest information provides a glimpse into the state of public transit asset across Canada. According to the data released, 315 government organizations across Canada owned public transit assets in 2016, 292…

December 04, 2018 @ 11:02am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced that the Société de transport de Laval (STL) will move forward with the procurement of 10 fully electric, 40-foot long buses with the intention of establishing its first line of entirely electric buses by the year 2020. "I am pleased to see…

August 20, 2018 @ 9:54am

Municipal, provincial, and federal officials joined together to mark the start of construction on a new bus transit terminal in the City of Markham. Cornell Bus Terminal is being built at Highway 7 and Ninth Line within walking distance to Markham-Stouffville Hospital and the Cornell Community Centre & Library. It…

August 01, 2018 @ 8:26am

Federal and provincial government officials joined the Toronto Transit Commission to announce the purchase of 1,043 new buses and the revitalization of 695 current buses as part of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Bus Purchase and Bus Rebuild project. “We are proud to support one of the largest bus purchase…

April 23, 2018 @ 9:21am

The Government of Ontario has announced a commitment of $170 million towards the London Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. The BRT system will provide commuters with 23.7 kilometres of rapid transit along London's busiest corridors, connecting neighbourhoods, businesses and post-secondary institutions in the city to the downtown core. “Today’s announcement…

January 15, 2018 @ 12:58pm

The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with the Cowichan Valley Regional District and BC Transit, have announced that a site has been selected for the new BC Transit operations and maintenance facility in the Cowichan Valley. The facility will be located in the Koksilah Industrial Park at the…

August 03, 2017 @ 8:24am

The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced an investment of over $59.6 million for 32 projects for Quebec City's Réseau de transport de la Capitale, under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. The Government of Canada will invest over $33.1 million in these projects, and the Government of Quebec will…

July 20, 2017 @ 8:44am

Edmonton City Council has approved its new transit strategy, which will modernize Edmonton’s transit system over the coming years. “Over 20,000 Edmontonians participated in the development of the transit strategy,” says Sarah Feldman, general supervisor of city wide strategy. “We very clearly heard people have different expectations of transit depending…

July 13, 2017 @ 5:43am

The Regional Municipality of York has confirmed its involvement in the Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial by approving the purchase of six fully battery electric transit vehicles to operate in the Town of Newmarket, Ont. The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) brought York Region Transit…

March 27, 2017 @ 11:51am

The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have reached a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $2.97 billion in combined funding for transit projects. The Government of Canada is providing Ontario with $1,486,680,000 under the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund, and will cover up to 50 per…

August 24, 2016 @ 7:52am

This week's Meeting of the Minds in Boulder, Colorado, has been a mix of those who need to promote the personal vehicle and those who argue the car is a dinosaur that needs to give way to walkable/bikeable downtowns (like Denver's 16th street mall). Overheard this week, a mass of…

September 23, 2011 @ 8:53am

Züm, the new transit service in Brampton, has announced that it will use Xcelsior model Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicles. Manufactured in Winnipeg, the buses use hybrid diesel-electric technology and, because they are lightweight, they are also 10-15 per cent more fuel efficient than conventional diesel vehicles. The $285-million Brampton…

April 23, 2010 @ 9:20am

[caption id="attachment_3065" align="alignleft" width="330" caption="The proposed route will also include a connection to the VIA station, where riders can access the new GO Transit service."][/caption] The City of Niagara Falls is getting a new bus system thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment announced this week. The Niagara People Mover project…

September 28, 2009 @ 1:55pm