Federal government Canada has announced that it will contribute to the extension of the Toronto metro, with investments of more than $ 10 billion Canadians.
Mega Plan It includes construction of a new line (Ontario Line), extension of two existing metro lines, and expansion of a fourth light rail line (Shopping cart).
The Ontario line will span 16 kilometers and 15 stations, Combining underground, elevated and common sections with surface rail infrastructure.
Extension projects include both Line Extension 1 (Adding 8 km And four stations) to improve integration with passenger rail As of line 2, which will add 7.8 kilometers And three stops.
While, An extension of Line 5 is planned for light rail (Eglinton Crosstown) is currently under construction, At more than nine kilometers, By integrating seven new stations. In the case of this line, the possibility of building a branch for Toronto Pearson International Airport is also being evaluated.
Transit expansion is critical to the future of our city. I would like to thank the federal and county governments for working with us.
This funding will be vital in ensuring that Toronto – Canada’s economic engine – emerges stronger from this pandemic and ready to thrive. pic.twitter.com/Ab9AKMbXba– John Tory (@ JohnTory) May 11, 2021
The millionaire investment was announced by the Prime Minister of CanadaJustin Trudeau, loaned by the Minister for Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, who confirmed this The federal government’s decision to pump resources into expanding metros and trams is linked to “revitalizing our economy, creating jobs, and attacking climate change.”The official explained that the transport sector accounts for 20% of Canada’s emissions.
Like Canada, the United States is also committed to investing in mass transit infrastructure geared towards boosting the post-pandemic economic recovery.As these media have made clear, the president of that country, Joe Biden, announced a few weeks ago a brilliant infrastructure plan that envisages investments of $ 85 billion that will be for public transportation and another 80 billion for railways.