Backgrounder Article from  Infrastructure Canada

Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario announce funding for 29 public transit projects across Ontario

A new list of transit projects has been approved under the Canada-Ontario Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) agreement, which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing facilities and assets.

The Government of Canada is providing Ontario with over $1.48 billion under PTIF, and will fund up to 50 per cent of the eligible project costs.

As part of the bilateral agreement with Ontario, the following projects in 13 municipalities have now been approved for federal funding amounting to more than $37.8 million.

LocationProject NameFederal FundingAnticipated Start Date

Blind River

Replace existing vehicle with one new accessible bus

$50,226

January 1, 2017

Blind River

Replace existing garage door at bus storage facility

$2,020

January 1, 2017

Bradford

Additional vehicle for growth of service

$76,387

February 1, 2017

Brampton

Acquisition of 3 articulated buses to meet ridership demand

$2,100,000

January 1, 2017

Brampton

Acquisition of Automated Vehicle Monitoring System (AVM)

$1,261,000

January 1, 2017

Brampton

Acquisition of 20 replacement buses

$6,100,000

January 1, 2017

Brampton

Sandalwood Facility maintenance expansion

$12,450,000

January 1, 2017

Brampton

Implementation of Züm Airport Road rapid transit corridor

$9,550,000

January 1, 2017

Brampton

Expansion and replacement of transit amenities

$1,000,000

January 1, 2017

Cochrane

Purchase of one bus for the implementation of first public transit service

$57,793

March 1, 2017

Espanola

Replace one vehicle

$ 47,551

January 1, 2017

Fort Frances

Replacement of one handivan Bus

$ 46,259

March 1, 2017

Halton Hills

Purchase of two ActiVan transit vehicles

$130,283

January 1, 2017

Huntsville

Restoration of 27 Huntsville transit pedestrian shelters

                         $50,000

June 1, 2017

Huntsville

Signage for public transit stops and pedestrian shelters

                           $30,000

May 1, 2017

Huntsville

Install automated stop description device on buses

                             $4,500

May 1, 2017

Milton

Procurement of three expansion transit buses to meet increased ridership demand in growth catchment areas

                            $672,624

January 31, 2017

Milton

Procurement of advanced Automated Vehicle Location / Intelligent Transportation Systems (AVL / ITS), including the procurement of Automated Passenger Counter (APC) systems on all 20 transit buses.

                              $53,965

January 1, 2017

Orangeville

Replace existing buses which have reached the end of their service life with 3 new low floor fully accessible buses meeting Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards

$ 225,482

October 1, 2016

Orillia

Purchase of 5 low floor 40 ft. diesel buses for customer service initiatives

$1,237,569

April 1, 2016

Orillia

Purchase of 5 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) required automatic stop announcement systems for customer service initiatives

$19,957

April 1, 2016

Penetanguishene

Public access extension for designated bus stops

$50,000

June 5, 2017

Sudbury

Accelerated bus fleet rebuild program

                            $675,000

December 1, 2016

Sudbury

LaSalle Corridor study

                            $100,000

January 1, 2017

Sudbury

Kingsway active transportation improvements

                         $1,350,000

November 15, 2016

Sudbury

Westmount Avenue Active Transportation Improvements

                           $127,500

November 15, 2016

Sudbury

Travel demand management study

                              $27,500

November 15, 2016

Sudbury

Paris/Notre Dame active transportation improvements

                            $367,500

November 15, 2016

Sudbury

Intelligent transportation system study

                              $27,500

November 15, 2016


Search for related information by keyword

Hon. Amarjeet Sohi Infrastructure Canada Transport

Date modified: