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Government of Canada to provide funding for Grand River Transit network [free access]

August 9, 2019

The Government of Canada has announced plans to provide up to CAD4 million for investment in the Grand River Transit network serving Conestoga College and the University of Waterloo. The funding for the entire project is secured under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP).


The project includes the construction of four heated shelters as well as improved passenger protection and amenities at an estimated investment of CAD1.2 million.


The Conestoga College project includes the installation of nine bus shelters, canopies, and other amenities, as well as the purchase of six new buses at an estimated investment of CAD2.8 million.