Transportation & Infrastructure

First phase of transit funding can get projects shovel-ready for next round: Sohi’s office

Industry groups called the public transit spending ‘unprecedented’ but opposition critics take issue with back loading and basing spending on ridership.

The office of Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi says much of the initial $3.4-billion in transit investments from the federal government can help municipalities plan projects that can get further funding through a second phase of transit funding in two years. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By RACHEL AIELLO

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 4, 2016 12:00 AM

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