Canada, Ontario and Mississauga announce funding to modernize public transit in Mississauga

Canada, Ontario and Mississauga announce funding to modernize public transit in Mississauga

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada Plan will support three public transit projects in the City of Mississauga. These investments will support increased capacity, quality and safety of public transit within the city.

The Government of Canada is investing $271,200,000 in these projects through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Ontario is contributing $225,977,400, while the City of Mississauga is contributing $180,822,600 to these projects.

Project Information:

Project Title Description Federal Funding Provincial Funding Municipal Funding
Bus replacement program Purchase of 314 forty-foot low floor transit buses and approximately 44 sixty-foot low floor transit buses to replace existing vehicles in the Mississauga fleet. $143,880,000 $119,888,010 $95,931,990
Construction of a new bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor along Dundas Street in Mississauga Design and construction of a new bus rapid transit corridor along Dundas Street, from Confederation Parkway to the Etobicoke Creek. The corridor will also include separated bicycle lanes. $122,280,000 $101,889,810 $81,530,190
Transit priority measures for express bus corridors Construction of queue jump lanes at eight intersections on Derry Road, eight intersections on Eglington Road, and nine intersections on Dixie Road. $5,040,000 $4,199,580 $3,360,420
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