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Public transit infrastructure

Last updated: 22 March 2022

The Canadian government announced CAD 5.9 billion that can be accessed from 2021 to support investment in public transport projects and the economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. This additional public transport funding will accelerate projects and planning to:  
 - support major public transport system planning and development 
 - reduce air pollution and carbon emissions and create jobs, supporting electric vehicles and infrastructure rollout 
 - support healthy and active lifestyles through walkways and cycleways 
 - develop travel solutions in collaboration with Canadians living in rural, remote and indigenous communities  
 The government has also announced a permanent public transit fund of CAD 3 billion per year beginning in 2026-27.

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