Public transit infrastructure
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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