Guelph Residents to Benefit from Improved Green Public Transit Infrastructure
Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support three public transit projects in the City of Guelph, Ontario.
The Government of Canada is investing more than $40 million in this project through the Public Transit Infrastructure stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan. The Government of Ontario is providing over $33 million, while the municipal share will be $104 million to these projects.
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Bus Fleet Electrification
The replacement of 35 diesel buses with battery electric buses and the installation of on-route vehicle charging stations.
The project includes a study of the electrification plans and results of large neighbouring municipalities which are currently piloting electric buses.
Bus Fleet Expansion
The purchase of 30 new, long-range electric battery buses over a period of 8 years which will add capacity to the existing public transit bus fleet.
Construction of a New Guelph Transit Bus Storage Facility
The construction of a new bus storage facility that will hold up to 200 vehicles, include charging stations for the electric bus fleet.