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Cities, transit agencies urge federal investment in expanded networks, zero-emission fleets

November 18, 2020

Transit is having a moment toward the top of the agenda for economic recovery investment requests, with both the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and a national transit consortium urging Ottawa to make it a priority for federal spending.

On Monday, the FCM asked the Trudeau government “to continue its emergency funding for the operation of municipal transit systems, which are facing major budget shortfalls as near-empty buses and trains circulate during the pandemic,” the Globe and Mail reports.

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