Ministry of Transportation
Province Providing More Travel Options for People in Southwestern Ontario
Cambridge, ON – Jan 15, 2018
Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across southwestern Ontario.
Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, was joined by Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, in Cambridge today to announce the new Community Transportation Grant Program.
The program will make it more convenient for seniors, students, persons with disabilities and others to access essential services in their communities, connect with other transportation services, and travel between cities and towns. The program helps municipalities, Indigenous communities and other organizations in southwestern Ontario and throughout the province provide more travel options for people, particularly in areas that underserved or not served by public transit or intercommunity bus.
Investing in public transportation is part of Ontario’s plan to create fairness and opportunity during this period of rapid economic change. The plan includes a higher minimum wage and better working conditions, free tuition for hundreds of thousands of students, easier access to affordable child care, and free prescription drugs for everyone under 25 through the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation.
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