Canada and Ontario invest in public transit infrastructure for Peterborough residents
Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support six public transit projects in Peterborough, Ontario. These investments will support healthier and more sustainable communities.
The Government of Canada is investing over $5.84 million in these projects through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS). The Government of Ontario is contributing more than $4.76 million, while the City of Peterborough is contributing over $3.67 million and the County of Peterborough is contributing over $18,000.
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Conventional Bus Replacement
Purchase of six fully equipped buses will improve the customer experience by enhancing the quality and reliability of the public transit fleet.
Specialized Van Replacement
Purchase of four accessible buses will provide transit services for passengers with disabilities.
Specialized Van Expansion
Purchase of two new specialized transit vans will accommodate more riders with disabilities, particularly during peak hours, improving travel options and reducing customer wait times.
Peterborough Bus Expansion
Purchase of 15 new fully accessible buses over three years will increase the level of service of the public transit system.
Conventional Bus Refurbishment
Refurbishment of eight buses, which will include the replacement of major components such as engines, transmissions and passenger seating, will improve the capacity, quality and access to public transit.
Peterborough County Care-mobile 2021
Replacement of a public transit accessibility van will provide passengers who require specialized care with improved service and increased reliability.