Category Archives for "National News"

Sep 29

Federal transit fund should ensure “Nobody Left Behind”

By Transport Action | National News

This summer, Infrastructure Canada started the process of public consultations on the design and implementation of a Permanent Public Transit Fund, seeking feedback to inform a long-term transit investment strategy that aims to build complete, sustainable and inclusive communities and unlock opportunities to address other challenges, including housing affordability. Initially announced in February 2021, alongside […]

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Feb 14

Long-distance train fleet replacement inches forward

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , British Columbia , Intercity Rail and Bus , National News , Prairies

VIA Rail Canada has confirmed it is preparing a business case for the renewal of its aging long-haul locomotives and cars – some of which are more than 70 years old. The Crown corporation hosted a virtual “Market-Day” event with suppliers on January 20 to discuss the project and seek their input on various elements […]

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