Category Archives for "Urban Transit"

Dec 01

Transport Action joins CUTRIC efforts for low-carbon mobility

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , Urban Transit

Transport Action and some of our volunteers have been participating in conferences and events with the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) over the past few years, and we have now formalized this relationship by becoming a member organization of the consortium, in order to collaborate on their Smart Rail Innovation Program. One […]

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Apr 28

Quebec City Tramway wins provincial backing

By Harry Gow | Quebec , Urban Transit

Canadian cities have been vying for federal funds and provincial support for expansionist transit capital projects. For years, debate has raged in Québec City over road projects and tram or bus projects without reaching any consensus.  Montréal has finally had a rush of investment, and Québec City was feeling left behind, so Québec Mayor Labeaume asked if his […]

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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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