We support urban transit in Canada. We need more federal support and more collaboration to get projects started. That will help move people from home to work or to school more quickly and in a more environmentally friendly way.
There have been a number of recent investments in transit, but those have only helped us to catch up to where we should be. In order to help the economy grow, and to help people access new opportunities, we have to build public transit that meets the needs of present and future Canadians.
9-in-10 Canadians want to see more government investments in public transit.
The Canadian Urban Transit Association has launched a campaign called Priority Transit. It’s goal is to make an additional portion of the gas tax dedicated to public transit. It is also aimed at all political parties running in the upcoming federal election in having these parties commit to develop a funding program that will help to make Canada’s transit fleets greener. To learn more about these recommendations and others, we encourage you to visit www.prioritytransit.ca.