This stream of funding, up to $1.62B, will provide for construction, expansion and improvement of public transit networks in 85 eligible Ontario municipalities.
The Rural and Northern stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, open for Ontario communities with populations under 100,000, gives them eight weeks to nominate their road and bridge projects online.
The new online tool, developed by RWDI in partnership with the Ontario Association of Architects and Toronto’s Architecture 2030 District, streamlines energy benchmarking and reporting during the design phase of building development projects.
Allowing developers to build above transit stations in exchange for constructing new station facilities reduces the cost of transit expansion projects.
For the first time in five years the province’s on-budget and on-time performance for P3 projects both declined slightly.
The Wataynikaneyap Power Project will connect First Nations who currently rely on diesel generation to the Ontario transmission grid.
PEO undertook two years of research and stakeholder consultation including 28 consultation sessions.
The long-term plan includes integrating climate change considerations into infrastructure planning, building resilient and substantive infrastructure and better linking infrastructure investments to social policy.
Starting in 2019, Ontario will be increasing funding for local transit through an enhancement to the existing gas tax program