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  1. Announced today: $69 million from the feds, $58 million from the province, and $46 million from the City for the Brampton Transit Third bus garage. https://www.canada.ca/en/office-infrastructure/news/2021/04/canada-and-ontario-invest-in-public-transit-infrastructure-for-residents-of-brampton.html
  2. At today's Toronto Region Board of Trade Recovery Summit Series on transportation, on a panel (screenshot below) the President and CEO of VIA Rail provided some remarks that touched on HFR. Here is the audio: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x_Da_AQ4NYMwOCS_MOfr6x6uzrB37q62/view?usp=sharing Quick summary (my paraphrasing): VIA had its best year in 2019 and hit a revenue high and experienced 5 years of ridership growth leading up to 2019; Despite the challenges of the blockade and COVID-19, we can't lose sight of modernization; VIA is reaching the limit of its pote
  3. https://www.canada.ca/en/office-infrastructure/news/2020/07/canada-and-ontario-invest-in-sustainable-public-transit-for-brampton-residents.html
  4. Podcast covering Brampton Transit. Sean Marshall, the GM of Brampton Transit, and the Mayor of Brampton are interviewed. https://www.thenextstop.ca/2020/07/24/episode-003-the-miracle-of-brampton-transit/
  5. https://www.facebook.com/WhitePassRailroad/videos/286196722496177/ "The wait is over! Two new locomotives arrived early this morning in Skagway. Each has the new White Pass black and red paint scheme. Welcome to the fleet #3003 & #3004!"
  6. Latest LRV spotting: https://www.facebook.com/groups/637053120098571/permalink/881648152305732/
  7. Written deputation submitted to the Metrolinx board meeting from Brampton's CAO includes a map of future Zum routes that mostly aligns with the routes in the "Advancing Transit Priorities" map. http://www.metrolinx.com/en/docs/pdf/board_agenda/20200220/Letter-from-City-of-Brampton-dated-Feb-19-2020-re-FRTN.pdf Here's a rough comparison (feedback welcomed) between the last slide from the City of Brampton's presentation in the above-noted letter, and the Brampton portion of the map from the Advancing Transit Priorities presentation.
  8. Article from today. Text below the map.
  9. Staff presentation to Brampton Council on the 2020 budget.
  10. I'm not sure if the image properly displayed so here's what CP Rail tweeted:
  11. https://www.mapleridgenews.com/news/early-a-m-train-through-maple-ridge-cancelled-until-further-notice/#
  12. Tweet from the City of Brampton about electric buses. https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1219643689657606144
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