Page 3 - 2104 Ontario Budget - Investing in Ontario's Infrastructure
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NEARlY Infrastructure is the backbone of our economy. Ontario is making nearly $29 billion available for investment over the next 10 years in public transit and transportation across $29 bIllION the province. It’s a critical commitment to easing congestion, improving our quality of life and investing in the needs of future generations. beyond the existing GO network, priority IN DEDICATED projects within the GTHA would be drawn from the Next Wave of Metrolinx projects included in The Big Move: FUNDING OVER • GO Rail Service Expansion (more two-way, all-day and rush-hour service) 10 YEARS • GO Lakeshore Express Rail Service (including electrifcation) • Electrifcation of the GO Kitchener line and Union Pearson Express • brampton Queen Street Rapid Transit • Dundas Street bus Rapid Transit • Durham-Scarborough bus Rapid Transit • Hamilton Rapid Transit • Hurontario-Main LRT linking Mississauga and brampton • Relief Line • Yonge North Subway expansion to York Region The government would also consider other potential projects that support economic development and improve mobility, such as the East bayfront LRT project on Toronto’s waterfront. Outside the GTHA, priority projects could include: OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS, ONTARIO IS • Local and regional transit, roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure MAKING $15 bILLION IN DEDICATED FUNDS • Infrastructure development in the Ring of Fire AVAILAbLE FOR THE GTHA, AND NEARLY • Funding for bus and rail infrastructure for the Ontario Northland Transportation $14 bILLION OUTSIDE THE GTHA, FOR Commission INVESTMENTS IN pUblIC TRANSIT ANd TRANSpORTATION • Strategic highway improvements 2 GET THE FACTS AT ONTARIO.CA/bUDGET
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