Backgrounder:  Canada and Alberta invest in new public transit infrastructure in Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, and Leduc

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Backgrounder: Canada and Alberta invest in new public transit infrastructure in Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, and Leduc

Federal and municipal funding will support four new infrastructure projects in Alberta, funded under the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Canada is contributing over $650,000 to these projects, and the cities are contributing a total of $1.5 million to their respective projects. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Project Information

Location / Recipient

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Municipal Funding

Fort Saskatchewan

Smart Fare and Smart Bus

Purchase of Smart Fare and Smart Bus capital infrastructure that will be installed aboard the Fort Saskatchewan local bus fleet

$117,000

$117,000

Leduc

Smart Bus and Smart Fare Technology for Transit Fleet

Purchase and install Smart Bus and Smart Fare technology on all Leduc Transit fleet

$101,261

$151,891

Spruce Grove

Smart Fare Equipment

Install advanced fare payment technology on transit buses

$37,600

$56,400

Spruce Grove

Transit Hub/Park and Ride

Creation of a Transit Hub, including park and ride stalls, a transit centre, bike parking stalls, a heated shelter, and an operator washroom

$397,233

$1,265,267

Total federal and proponent funding

$653,094

$1,590,558

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