Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for Southwestern Ontario residents – Government of Ontario News

Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for Southwestern Ontario residents – Government of Ontario News

Project Name

Location

Project Details

Federal Funding*

Provincial Funding*

Municipal Funding*

Transit Technology, Fleet and Amenities Update

 St. Thomas

The replacement and expansion of the current fossil fuel fleet with 14 new, zero-emission buses, along with new charging stations and solar power generation retrofits, will lead to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, upgrades to passenger amenities and transit-related technology (including new fare tecnology and traffic signal prioritization) will improve the customer experience of the public transit system.

$2,214,728

$1,845,422

$553,682

Transit Information and Technology Upgrades

Chatham-Kent

The installation of new real-time vehicle location technology, fare-systems technology, and customer communication platforms for transit users will improve the quality and efficiency of the public transit system.

$374,987

$312,458

$250,023

Purchase of Public Transit Vehicles

Chatham-Kent

The purchase of 10 public transit vehicles (5 small-to-medium sized buses and 5 accessible vans) will allow the public transit service to expand its capacity and service levels.

$727,616

$606,286

$485,138

Transit Terminal and Bus Shelter Purchases and Rehabilitation

Chatham-Kent

Upgrades to the main bus terminal (including a fully accessible, enclosed area) and the installation of six new solar powered bus shelters on inter-urban routes will provide transit users with a more comfortable and accessible public transit experience.

$872,512

$727,021

$581,747

Purchase 11 Specialized Transit Vehicles

Hanover

The addition of 11 vehicles (8 vans and 3 buses) to the public transit fleet will improve the safety and quality
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