After massive investments, Trudeau government puts public transit on track

By Carl Meyer, National Observer, April 11, 2018

Salwan Bahia smiled warmly on a cold winter day.

“It’ll be a lot more convenient," said the 18-year old university student, as he waited for his bus from a downtown Ottawa shopping mall on Dec. 18, 2017. "There’ll be no more traffic, so it’ll be better for me.”

Transit advocacy groups say it’s the first time Canada has had such a long-term, dedicated program for public transit. #cdnpoli
“It’ll definitely shorten the commute time so it's not as tiring,” chimed in fellow student Nihar Dave, standing beside him.

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