GUELPH, ONT. — The federal and provincial governments have announced total funding of $7.5 million to support two transportation projects in Guelph, Ont.
The first involves the expansion of the cycling network in Guelph while the second consists of the construction of a new Guelph Transit terminal building at Guelph Central Station, stated a June 23 release.
The Government of Canada is spending $1.8 million on the cycling network expansion and $2.7 million on the station project through the Public Transit Infrastructure stream of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan. The Government of Ontario is providing $3 million, while the City of Guelph’s contribution is $11 million on both projects.
“On behalf of council and the City of Guelph, I want to thank the Government of Canada and Province of Ontario for their contributions to these important projects, and for their continued partnership in helping Guelph achieve its climate goal to be a net-zero carbon community by 2050,” stated Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie in the release.