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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 Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is welcoming the Québec government’s decision to adopt special legislation that will pave the way to the acquisition of new AZUR trains. In recent months, the Québec government has asked the STM to study scenarios for replacing its MR73 métro cars. As replacing…

May 18, 2018 @ 8:46am

The Governments of Canada and Ontario have announced more than $187 million in joint funding for the Metrolinx GO Transit Bi-Level Coach Procurement project that will support an increase in the number of trains that run along all seven GO Transit corridors to help alleviate congestion for riders. "I am…

May 02, 2018 @ 8:43am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - West Corridor Expansion project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to help accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore East line. “This is…

March 05, 2018 @ 9:19am

The Region of Waterloo has suggested that the ION light rail transit project could face future delays due to software issues with the vehicles to be used on the line. According to an article from the Waterloo Region Record, the project faces new delays as a result of issues with…

September 05, 2017 @ 6:30am

As the Government of Canada looks for ways to transition to a low-carbon economy, executives at VIA Rail are doing their part to provide a transportation solution that will remove millions of carbon dioxide production each year. Speaking at the Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Montréal, VIA Rail President and…

March 06, 2017 @ 10:22am

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

Industrial Rail Services Inc (IRSI) of Moncton has been awarded a $12.6 million contract to complete the modernization and upgrading of six self-propelled rail diesel cars (RDCs). The project to rebuild rail cars that will be used on VIA services between Sudbury and White River in Ontario and between Victoria…

April 23, 2010 @ 9:10am