CUTA has been exploring the impact of autonomous (AVs) and connected vehicles to understand this emerging trend, and to ensure that their deployment impacts on urban mobility in a positive and sustainable way. For example, if deployed in conjunction with mass and community transit, AVs have the potential to improve mobility and complement transit service, most notably in low-density areas. Alternatively, through a private ownership model, these technologies could add even more cars to the road and worsen congestion.
Funding and Fares
Children between age six and 12 should have a Presto card while riding Toronto Transit Commission subways, streetcars and buses — although they can already hop on and off for free without the card, the transit agency says.
The Annual CCPPP National Conference is now recognized as the premier event on public-private partnerships (P3) in the world. It began in 1993 and has since grown to include 1,200 senior public and private sector participants, making it the largest annual gathering of P3 decision-makers.
Innovative Infrastructure Development and Implementation Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver
APTA invites you to join a select group of APTA members on a study mission to Canada focusing on innovative public transportation infrastructure development and implementation in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.
Tax was last-minute addition to $7B funding plan for transit upgrades
Metro Vancouver mayors have voted to raise the gas tax by 1.5 cents per litre to help fund the next phase of the region's transportation plan.
The tax was approved this morning to make up for a $30-million annual shortfall in the $7-billion transit and transportation infrastructure plan, which includes rapid transit projects in Vancouver and Surrey.