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"Saint John Transit is facing the threat of budget cuts again"

"For the fourth time in less than a decade, Saint John Transit is facing the possibility of deep budget..." For full article please click here

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"This is where the 4 federal parties stand on Metro Vancouver transit expansion"

"TransLink’s Mayors’ Council is providing voters with a guide on where the four major federal parties stand on Metro Vancouver’s public transit expansion...

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"Edmonton Transit begins installing protective shields for bus drivers"

"Protective shields are being installed on almost 1,000 Edmonton Transit buses as new statistics show that violent incidents against bus drivers are continuing to creep...

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"The commuter vote: How each party plans to improve GTA transit"

"As the telltale TTC jingle rings out through the tunnel, hundreds of cramped commuters jockey for position along the platform..." For full article please click here

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"Scotia Rail Development Society seeks response from federal candidates"

"Fifteen thousand petition signatures from citizens of Cape Breton and beyond, letters of support from mayors from Cape Breton to Truro and support from ..." For full...

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"Conservative platform could threaten planned SkyTrain projects, Mayor’s Council chair says"

"The chair of the TransLink Mayors’ Council says the Conservative Party’s platform could threaten Metro Vancouver’s major transit projects..." For full article please...

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CARS Government Initiatives

Recently, the Canadian General Standard Board (CGSB) released its first draft of the new National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-192.3 entitled “Transportation of Dangerous...

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“Rail service key economic cog: Candidates”

“It was train advocates who wanted answers from federal candidates Thursday at a Chamber of Commerce..” For full article please click here

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“Democrats warm to Trump’s revised NAFTA trade deal after Mexico pledges labor reforms”

“One of the remaining obstacles to passing a new North American trade agreement could soon be cleared after Mexico promised top...” For full article please click here

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"Where the party leaders are on Day 31 of the federal election campaign"

"Here's what you need to know about where the leaders of Canada's political parties are on Day 31 of the election campaign..." For full article please click here

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"Conservatives promise funding for 2 major transit projects in GTA"

"Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he would fund two major public transit projects to ease congestion and cut commuting times in the Greater Toronto Area..." For full...

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"Election 2019: How Toronto’s transit priorities collide with the federal parties"

"Transit funding is one of the biggest federal election issues identified by the majority of Toronto city councillors, but there are many questions remaining over how much...