LONDON, ONT. — The federal government has announced funding for 10 public transit and active transportation infrastructure projects in the City of London, Ont.
The Government of Canada will invest over $123 million in these projects through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan, the Government of Ontario will provide more than $103 million to the projects and the City of London will contribute more than $82 million.
Several of the projects involve improvements to transit routes and infrastructure, including new buses, transit lanes and hubs, intersections, sidewalks and cycling paths. London public transit will benefit from new bus shelters as well as the addition of 31 new diesel buses, an expanded express service and better connections to both current routes and the proposed rapid transit corridor, indicates an Infrastructure Canada release issued Aug. 23.