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Winnipeg Transit Buses
Feb 12

Federal government announces $15bn for transit

By Transport Action | National News , Urban Transit

On February 10th, the Government of Canada announced $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years, including permanent funding of $3 billion per year beginning in 2026. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna were joined for the announcement by Canada Infrastructure Bank chair Tamara Vrooman and […]

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CN railroad maintenance worker
Aug 05

Transport Action calls for $5bn Strategic Rail Infrastructure Fund and Fair Rail for Passengers Act

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

Transport Action Canada has prepared a submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee in advance of Federal Budget 2021, titled Railways as The Key to Unlocking Canadian Productivity, Social Inclusion, and Climate-Change Performance. We are proposing that a Strategic Rail Infrastructure Fund be created as part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, reversing […]

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Aug 01

Altantic “Travel Bubble” update

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , Aviation & Marine , Intercity Rail and Bus , Interurban Rail and Bus

The “Atlantic bubble”, has now been in effect for a full month, allowing residents of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador to travel throughout the four provinces without restriction. Although no new cases of Covid-19 have been attributed to the easing of travel barriers within the region, the premiers have […]

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