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Federal Cabinet Shuffle Brings Changes to Transit Portfolio

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet on July 18, 2018. In this shuffle, François-Philippe Champagne was appointed as the new Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. Amarjeet Sohi, a champion of transit who had held the title of Minister of Infrastructure and Communities since 2015, will become the new Minister of Natural Resources.

Toronto to experiment with driverless shuttle to connect residents to transit stations

via CP24

A driverless shuttle could soon serve as a missing link for many residents who do not have easy access to rapid transit.

According to a report that will go before the public works committee next week, the city is planning to experiment with autonomous vehicle technology by launching a pilot project for the operation of a driverless shuttle sometime in 2020.