Public transit infrastructure

Last updated: 16 May 2023

The Canadian government announced CAD 5.9 billion to support investments in public transport projects in the context of the economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. This additional public transport funding aims to accelerate projects and is planning to:  
 - Support major public transport system planning and development 
 - Reduce air pollution and carbon emissions and create jobs, supporting electric vehicles and infrastructure rollout 
 - Support healthy and active lifestyles through walkways and cycleways 
 - Develop travel solutions in collaboration with Canadians living in rural, remote and indigenous communities  
 The government also announced a permanent public transit fund of CAD 3 billion per year beginning in 2026-27.

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