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Backgrounder: Transit investments in B.C. will help steer rural commuters to a smoother ride

June 10, 2024 at 12:56 pm  Federal, Politics

City of Cranbrook

City of Cranbrook

Public transit expansion system for rural areas surrounding Cranbrook

This project will complete a feasibility study centered around public engagement for a connection-based transit route in Cranbrook and the surrounding rural areas.

$40,000

$0

$15,139

$0


City of Duncan, Malahat First Nation, First Nations of the City of Victoria

Malahat First Nation

Malahat Transit Plan for Malahat Nation

This project will develop a transit plan that explores the best public transportation options to support daily activities of both on- and off-reserve members.

$50,000

$0

$0

$5,000


First Nations of Ehthlateese Village, City of Powell River, qathet Regional District, First Nations of Tla’amin

qathet Regional District

Tisk¿at On-Demand Shuttle for Tla’amin Nation, City of Powell River and qathet Regional District in British Columbia

This project will complete a study to design an on-demand shuttle system.

$50,000

$0

$10,000

$5,000


Village of Fraser Lake

Stellat’en First Nation

Purchase a vehicle to address the limited transportation available to members of the Stellat’en First Nation.

This project will purchase a community-use shuttle bus to transport members of the Stellat’en First Nation to essential services and day-to-day activities.

$169,440

$0

$0

$0


Gabriola Island

Gabriola Community Bus Foundation

Replacement of buses for fixed route service on Gabriola Island

This project will purchase two electric buses to replace the two diesel buses currently in service and purchase and install two electric vehicle chargers.

$718,967

$80,000

$0

$100,000


First Nations of Musqueam Indian Band

Musqueam Capital Corp

Transportation master plan for Musqueam Indian Reserve #2

This project will complete a transit gap analysis to create a final report summarizing transit opportunities on the Musqueam Reserves.

$50,000

$50,000

$0

$45,000


City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, District of West Vancouver

Squamish Nation

Purchase of accessible vehicles for Elders to travel from the North Shore to Squamish Nation Elder’s Programming in the Squamish Valley and North Vancouver

This project will purchase two wheelchair- accessible minibuses that will transport Elders living along the Howe Sound-North Vancouver corridor, both on- and off-reserve, to programming in the Squamish Valley and North Vancouver.

$275,227

$0

$0

$33,335


Skidegate

Xaay Daga Dlaang Society

Purchase of four vehicles including one accessible to provide public transit within the communities located on the island of Haida Gwaii

This project will purchase one wheelchair- accessible van, one 10-passenger van, and two cars to establish a public transit system within the communities located on the island of Haida Gwaii.

$280,217

$0

$0

$0


City of Williams Lake

Xatsull First Nation (Soda Creek Indian Band)

Purchase an accessible vehicle for members of the Xatsull First Nation to access health and medical appointments.

This project will purchase an 8-seat passenger vehicle, configured to accommodate a wheelchair, for on-demand service to transport members of the Xatsull First Nation to health and medical appointments.

$107,669

$0

$0

$0


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