more than $100m in government funding will drive \'future\' of transit in windsor
Millions of transit funds were announced on Friday, but they believe it will \"create a transit future\" for the city \".
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The federal government will provide a total of $57 million in electric bus sheltersA, and another $47 million will depart from the province.
\"This is definitely a very positive announcement for us,\" said pat Delmore, executive director of Transit Windsor . \".
He added that he still did not see any criteria on how to use provincial funds or how to break them down.
There are currently 26 vehicles in the city.
Related projects, including 4 projects involving bicycles, can therefore be used in part to support the city\'s active overall traffic planning.
\"Efficient and sustainable public transport plays an important role in keeping our community in one of the best places in the world while promoting clean economic growth,\" said Amarjeet Sohi ,\", the minister of infrastructure and community announced the funding in the media.
\"By working with our provincial and municipal partners, we will provide real support through transformative projects that benefit Windsor residents,\" he added . \".
Government funding for regional transport: the transportation authority received $10.
2 million as the first phase of federal funding last year, these funds have been used to purchase all new bus stops and 24 new buses.
The vehicles have been in town for months, where some of the final facilities, including GPS and fare systems, have been installed.
According to Delmore, the Transit Windsor fleet will be brand new for about a quarter after all these buses hit the road.
He explained that the passenger capacity of the bus had risen by more than three percentage points, thanks to the United States.
Growth pass and high school student passengers.
The sensor will serve ridershipDelmore. Transit Windsor is also working on using sensors to determine when people get off the bus to better meet the needs or passengers on the entire city route.
\"Passenger counters are sensors located at the front and back doors that are able to record how many passengers are boarding or disembarking at any given transit station throughout the city.
This is a very valuable tool for planning.
\"The project has been approved by federal funds, but Delmore said it has\" exceeded the budget a little \"and will be discussed by the transportation commission on Wednesday.