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2017–18 federal budget: $2.2 billion for regional transit and transportation

The 2017–18 Federal budget contained some important news for Metro Vancouver, including a $2.2-billion commitment to support regional transit and transportation infrastructure. This is the largest ...

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http://vancouverpublicspace.ca/2017/03/23/2017-18-federal-budget-2-2-billion-for-regional-transit-and-transportation/

It’s time for ‘anxious and willing’ B.C. government to put up the transit cash

Call it intractable, call it a quagmire, or call it an excruciating exercise in blame-laying, finger-pointing, accusations and denials, agendas and spin – funding transit in this region is all of the above, writes Stephen Quinn

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/its-time-for-anxious-and-willing-bc-government-to-put-up-the-transit-cash/article34424925/

No bridge money in budget

Wednesday's federal budget provided over $2 billion for Greater Vancouver transportation projects, but no money for the bridge poised to replace the George Massey Tunnel. Delta MP Carla . . .

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http://www.delta-optimist.com/news/no-bridge-money-in-budget-1.12754418

407 Transitway: The Northern GTA's Express Bus Corridor | Urban Toronto

Planning continues for the 407 Transitway, an express bus corridor which could become the backbone of long distance transit service for northern portions of the Greater Toronto Area.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/03/407-transitway-northern-gtas-express-bus-corridor

EDITORIAL: It's time to stop the Scarborough Subway - Spacing Toronto

This is an editorial from the Spacing magazine team Make no mistake: the current Scarborough subway extension (SSE) plan has become this generation’s version of the 1970s Spadina Expressway battle — a fork-in-the-road moment, the consequences of which will

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http://spacing.ca/toronto/2017/03/23/editorial-time-stop-scarborough-subway/

The end of the road?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIvsom0FaIY

Federal budget allocates billions for transit and housing in B.C.

The federal government has reconfirmed a commitment to fund new housing and transit projects in British Columbia. The TransLink Mayor's Council is applauding the federal investment of $2.2 billion in transportation in Metro Vancouver.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/federal-budget-allocates-billions-for-transit-and-housing-in-b-c-1.4036910

Budget 2017: Hello Uber tax, goodbye Canada Savings Bonds

Consumer tax changes in today’s federal budget will add to the cost of Uber rides while ending a public-transit tax credit. Those are just two of several Liberal government moves that will hit pocketbooks directly, though modestly.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/federal-budget-2017-uber-bonds-transit-tax-1.4036893

TTC employees at risk after policy change, union says | Toronto Star

Subway operator assaulted Friday, a month after TTC implemented policy requiring them to work from the sixth car instead of the fifth.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/03/21/ttc-employees-at-risk-after-policy-change-union-says.html

Transit advocates, residents plan panel on future of Scarborough transit | Toronto Star

The panel — scheduled for March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scarborough Village Recreation Centre— will include proponents of both the one-stop subway and the light-rail alternative.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/03/17/transit-advocates-residents-plan-panel-on-future-of-scarborough-transit.html

Trump’s budget hits transit hard

» In spite of previous statements in favor of a major infrastructure bill and support for transit, Donald Trump’s budget proposal would decimate the federal government’s commitment to a…

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http://www.thetransportpolitic.com/2017/03/16/trumps-budget-hits-transit-hard/

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