. Trudeau pledges $14.9B for public transit projects « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans Wednesday to spend $14.9 billion over the next eight years on public transportation projects across the country.

Part of that funding will go toward a permanent transit fund of $3 billion per year starting in 2026.  “We need efficient and modern public transit systems that make our communities more connected,” Trudeau said at a virtual announcement.

“While these investments are good for the economy and crucial to our recovery from this global crisis, they’re also helping us achieve our climate goals.”

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