The transit investment announced today will help make Barrie more livable, and will improve the lives of all residents, MPP Ann Hoggarth said following an announcement Aug. 23 at the municipal transit garage in south Barrie.
“The local transit priorities I have brought to Queen’s Park are being addressed thanks, in part, to a true federal partner. This announcement is how our government is improving transportation options, and putting in place infrastructure that will grow the economy and create jobs.
“I applaud Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for being a true partner and for contributing this substantial amount, and I thank Premier Kathleen Wynne for making Barrie’s transit needs a priority for our government.”
The $4.1 million being invested in Barrie Transit will allow the city to purchase 13 more buses and six specialized buses. The overall funding will also improve options for commuters who take the GO train to Toronto.
This website is provided for your convenience. If you'd prefer to call or email, my staff and I would be happy to hear from you.
More than 28,000 Kits Distributed Across Province to Help Reduce Opioid DeathsNews, Local News
Vector Institute to Strengthen Province’s Knowledge Economy, Deliver Innovation Breakthroughs and Create JobsNews, Local News
Showcasing Ontario’s Arts and Culture and Supporting Local Economies